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Common Office Fire Starting Scenarios and How to Prevent Them

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Offices fires can occur at any time, even with all of the appropriate safety checks and precautions in place. Office fires will have the potential to harm staff, destroy documents and equipment, or even harm neighbouring offices or buildings. So here at DPL Fire and Security, we’ll be outlining the most likely places and causes … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Tips in the Workplace

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A workplace fire would be catastrophic for any company. As of 2017, according to government statistics, approximately 25,000 fires occur in England and Wales each year. Often, businesses don’t recover from a fire, so it’s important that the correct measurements are in place to help prevent them. Install fire detection systems It a legal requirement … Continue reading

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Does my fire alarm expire?

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Though every house is legally obligated to contain a fire alarm, many people sleep in their beds blissfully unaware that their fire alarm is past its expiration date — leaving their home and their families at a considerably higher fire risk. In fact, fire alarms need to be replaced at least every ten years, starting … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Securing Your Home During the Festive Season

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for most. Unfortunately for some, Christmas time attracts many opportunistic criminals, taking advantage of the many inviting features that the holiday season brings. Luckily, by following our top five tips, you can have yourself a very merry Christmas: Make sure neither your presents nor the christmas … Continue reading

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Fire Alarm Maintenance Checklist

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Regularly checking your fire alarm system can be a lifesaver. A single fault in a single component could cause the entire system to fail. To ensure your household will be sufficiently alerted to any potential fires, read the following guide – created by the team here at DPL Fire – and go to sleep knowing … Continue reading

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Halloween Fire Safety

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Screams are expected during Halloween season, but Halloween screams should be the result of innocent fun – and not because of fires that could have easily been avoided. There are many extra fire hazards to be cautious of around Halloween time. This article will be highlighting the things to look out for, and will offer … Continue reading

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Why Do I Need Fire Safety Signage?

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As we all know, fires can have devastating consequences, particularly in large, complex commercial premises where organisation is paramount. In such buildings, fire safety must always be at a top priority, ensuring that each employee is prepared for any eventuality. One of the best ways to achieve this is through fire safety signage, ranging from … Continue reading

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Factory Fire Safety Checklist

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In order to prevent a fire from occurring at work, particularly in larger industrial premises with more potential risks, organisation and preparation is key. In light of this, this month the team at DPL Fire will be providing a thorough checklist for your factory, so you can identify and eliminate any dangers. Tidiness From stray … Continue reading

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Evacuation Procedures for People With Disabilities

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A hugely important part of any businesses fire strategy is ensuring their employees know exactly how to respond to a fire, after all, a speedy and organised evacuation can save lives. So, to make sure your business and employees are fully prepared for a fire, it’s vital that you have the proper evacuation procedures in … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Home Security

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Whether you’ve just moved to a new neighbourhood, had a slight security scare, or your simply just looking for some peace of mind, investing in a home security system might be something you’ve thought about. But is it worth it? What with the fees, installing, arming and disarming, it can all seem like an unnecessary … Continue reading

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