Tag Archives: Fire Risk Assessment

Fire Safety Checks in Warehouses

Men Walking in a Warehouse

Every type of building poses its own unique set of fire safety challenges, and warehouses are no different. Their vast spaces and diverse inventory require dedicated measures to ensure safety. So, in this blog, we will explore how you can keep these important spaces safe. We will also explain how a dedicated fire safety partnership […]

The Importance of Regular Maintenance in Fire Safety Systems

Emergency Fire Exit

In fire safety, prevention is paramount. The consequences of a fire can be life-altering. So, it’s the responsibility of fire safety professionals and accountable people to mitigate the risks of an outbreak. One way we can do this is through regular maintenance. There are lots of physical barriers and precautions that protect a building and […]

The Legal Requirements for Fire Door Inspections in Commercial and Residential Buildings

Firefighters Extinguishing Fire

Among the various safety measures, fire doors play a crucial role in preventing the spread of fire and protecting lives. However, simply installing fire doors is not enough. Regular inspections are essential to ensure they function effectively in case of emergencies. Since the January 2023 update to fire door regulations, they have been at the […]

Hotels: The Importance of Fire Safety Checks in Hospitality

Reception

In the hospitality industry, ensuring the safety and well-being of guests is paramount. Among the many safety protocols in hotels, fire safety stands out as one of the most critical. The consequences of neglecting it can be catastrophic, posing risks not only to guests but also to staff and your reputation. From legal requirements to […]

Training and Certification for Fire Risk Assessors: What You Need to Know

Fire Fighter

At Martyn Young Fireproofing Consultancy, we understand the importance of having a team of well-trained professionals. With the safety of people and properties on the line, having the best people for the job is vital. In this article, we’ll explore the key elements of training and certification for fire risk assessors, shedding light on what […]

Fire Safety in Temporary Structures: Ensuring Safety in Challenging Environments

Marquee with tables inside

Temporary structures, including marquees, construction sites, and event venues, pose unique fire safety challenges. Their often temporary nature and varied design mean that standard fire safety practices may need to be adapted to meet these unique requirements effectively.   Understanding the Unique Risks: The first step in ensuring fire safety in temporary structures is understanding […]

Navigating Fire Risks in Modular Construction

Floor Plan

Modular construction has gained significant popularity in recent years. As the name suggests, it involves modular components of the structure being shipped to the site to be assembled – much like a piece of flat pack furniture. Due to its efficiency, sustainability, and cost-effectiveness it has become much more common in the construction industry. However, […]

Identifying And Protecting the Vulnerable When it Comes to Fire Safety

Elderly Hands

To be truly inclusive in our workplaces, we must ensure that everyone has accessible ways to be safe during a fire. This article explains how to identify those who may be more vulnerable in an emergency and how to cater to their needs when considering fire safety. How Can Vulnerable People Be Affected by Fire […]

New Fire Safety Regulations Coming Into Force Next Month: Are You Prepared?

Fireman Extinguishing Fire

New fire safety regulations are on the horizon, increasing the importance of thorough Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) and requiring more stringent measures. As the countdown to their implementation continues, it’s essential to ask ourselves: are you prepared? In a world where fire safety is of paramount importance, staying informed and taking proactive measures can make […]