Ensuring Fire Safety in the Office

Fire Extinguishers

The law makes sure that your office has safety precautions against fire. In doing so, here are some things to consider:

Electrical Safety

Contact a trusted electrical contractor in the UK to make sure that you have the necessary items in the office. You need a functional fire alarm to signal the authorities. Fire safety also calls for emergency lights.

Fire Extinguishers

Water System

Make sure that you have hydrants and hoses at the ready. Check if they are functional in case of an emergency. Sprinklers are also important in your workplace, so ask the building manager about it.

Fire Extinguishers

Prevention is better than cure, so invest in fire extinguishers. It’s important to contain the fire while it’s still small to avoid further damages to the people and the structure. Conduct regular checks for the extinguisher’s quality to make sure that they are operational.

Fire Escapes

Keep these doors and stairways open so that the people will have easy access to it should a fire start. Link the fire alarm system to the emergency door.

Fire safety is important in any environment; your office is no exception. As long as you keep these things in mind, you’ll be prepared for the worst when the unthinkable happens.

Resources:
http://www.electricaltesters.com/
http://www.ehs.psu.edu/occhealth/Office_Fire_Safety_Tips.pdf