When Avene Furness-Monks, Director of Chute Fire Certification UK arrived at the site of the 100th chute she has refurbished this year, she was disappointed and angered to see yet another serious fire risk to the people that lived and worked in the building. The manual shut-off plate had been rigged with metal wires and … Continued
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HOTEL FIRE SAFETY: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR STAFF & GUESTS
Recent incidents have heightened awareness that, although regulatory systems are in place to minimise the risk of tragedy, the onus is on hotel operators to ensure they have the right safety measures and procedures established.
The government’s response to The Hackitt review has shown that ‘in too many cases people who should be accountable for fire safety have failed in their duties’. And this was a key theme in the lecture by Chris Auger from BAFE at Fire Safety North yesterday, who asked the question ‘Is your Contractor compliant?’ This … Continued
We have just been informed by a customer that a competitor has recently inspected their laundry chute without authorisation; implying that they were a Chute Fire Certification UK employee. We have taken the decision to make all of our customers aware of this, because unfortunately this is an industry where such practices are not unusual. … Continued
When Director of Chute Fire Certification UK Avene Furness-Monks finds a fire plate that has been chained back on laundry or refuse chute, it deepens her resolve to ensure that her Certified Fire Technicians will always deliver the highest standard in fire prevention possible. Which is why they are now an affiliate member of the Institute … Continued
Chute Fire Certification UK are now working in collaboration with Prism Fire Risk Management Ltd. CFCUK have recently entered into a working relationship with Yorkshire based Prism Fire Risk Management Ltd www.prismsafety.co.uk The Hull based company offer a wide range of fire safety services and work with such clients as York St John University, The … Continued