care home fined £80,000 after boiler room fire
The ultimate fire
safety protection in any residential care/nursing home is without doubt
Sprinklers are mandatory
in Scotland and could become compulsory in England and Wales.
Anyone building a
new residential care or nursing home should seriously consider them.
much cheaper to put them in at construction stage, and they could actually
save money by reducing other fire safety related costs, such as:
LESS FIRE DOORS
- Wouldn't that be nice?. The number of fire doors can often be reduced when
sprinklers are installed.
are often used to hold open fire doors.
is a dangerous practice and could cost lives, but it is also illegal and
could lead to UNLIMITED FINES, a PRISON SENTENCE, or BOTH!
We have economical and legal solutions:
We also have a range of
Fire Training Video's
& DVD's and
Moving and Handling
EVACUATION PROBLEM? NO PROBLEM!
Emergency plans must contain a means for moving non-ambulant
residents to a place of safety, but this is often difficult or in some cases
impossible. You can NOT rely on the fire service to do this for you, so you
must provide evacuation equipment where necessary.
SKI SHEETS fit permanently
underneath the mattress, and in case of emergency just fasten the safety
straps and drag the mattress (with the resident securely protected) to
SKI PADS are designed for use where the mattress is too wide
to negotiate narrow doorways or stairs, simply transfer the resident from
their bed onto the Ski Pad and off you go!
Both systems requires minimal training and maintenance,
however we can provide
Ski Pad training
courses if necessary.
- For the evacuation of mobility impaired people.
FIREPROOF SMOKERS APRONS
- to protect smokers from cigarette ends, matches or lighters etc - see
Need a FIRE LOGBOOK?
Have you seen the new EVACUATION TRAINING AID - The
WHAT NOW ??? - Brilliant, simple and
providing tremendous benefit during evacuation drills and exercises.