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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

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

The Pros and Cons of a Wireless Alarm System

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These days, it seems as though all technology is going wireless. From wireless headphones and speakers to printers and wireless charging, we’re doing everything we can to ditch the cables. When it comes to fire alarms, we’ve had this choice for a good while now, and many homes and businesses have made the switch. Before … Continue reading

How to Dispose of Used/Old Fire Extinguishers

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Although this is not something which is commonly thought about, fire extinguishers, like many pieces of health and safety equipment, have a lifespan. Over time, fire extinguishers which are non-gaseous will eventually corrode. That is, the contents of the extinguisher itself will eventually corrode the canister or body and also, the extreme pressure of the … Continue reading

Key Christmas Fire Hazards to be Aware of This Christmas

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Here at DPL Fire, through the means of our blog, we’ve made it our mission to reduce fire risks in both domestic and commercial situations, offering tips and advice on how to minimise or eliminate hazards by drawing on our extensive experience in the industry. Now Christmas time is upon us, we feel it’s important … Continue reading

Why do I need CCTV at home?

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It seems as though, in an age where technology continues to accelerate unimpeded, the need for stronger, more intelligent security systems rises with it. If you are concerned about the security of your home, you have every right to be. Luckily, although technology and crime seem to go hand in hand, so does technology and … Continue reading

How to Use a Foam Fire Extinguisher

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Here at DPL Fire, on our blog, we feel it is our duty to make sure you understand the various applications of the different types of fire extinguishers. Just as important, though, we want you to understand the differences between the types of fires which they were constructed to fight. However, in this article, we … Continue reading

Wireless Vs Wired Fire Alarms

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When beefing up the security at your home or business premises there are plenty of things to consider, one of which is a new fire alarm system installation. More specifically, though, you need to decide upon exactly what type of fire alarm system will suit your needs – a wired or wireless system. In order … Continue reading

What Are the Different Types of Fire Extinguishers?

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In the event of a fire, preparation is paramount. Fires can occur for a number of reasons, with each class of fire bearing its own particular set of properties. As a result, it’s crucial that the correct type of fire extinguisher is used. To ensure that you’re ready if a fire occurs, this article will … Continue reading

How to use a fire extinguisher

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In the event of a fire, safety is paramount. Building evacuation plans should be well-known and followed and fire alarm systems and fire fighting equipment must be present. The most common fire fighting equipment is the fire extinguisher, and within your workplace or commercial building you’ll find one closeby. Although easily identifiable, it is not … Continue reading