Fire Extinguishers

  • New Zone Chart Legislation

New Zone Chart Legislation

By |June 28th, 2017|

Did you know that all fire alarms now require a pictorial zone chart?
A diagrammatic representation of your building is vital for the fire brigade should they need to visit your premises in an emergency, this is so they know the layout of the building before they enter. The British Standard BS:5839-1:2013 states that the zone […]

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  • Fire Extinguishers

IFEDA survey highlights risks of online extinguishers

By |November 15th, 2015|

An Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association (IFEDA) member’s survey has highlighted risks of on-line purchased fire extinguishers.

In almost 80% of cases it was found that extinguishers purchased via online sources were installed into buildings without receiving the required ‘commissioning service’ as specified by British Standards.

Examples of other common errors included:
• Extinguishers placed into ready […]

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  • Fire Safety Offences Hatfield

Hertfordshire businesses racked up 42 fire offences

By |June 17th, 2015|

Two companies responsible for managing rented properties in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, have been slapped with a £42,000 fine after racking up 41 fire safety offences. Properties owned by Odus Ltd were found to have locked and faulty fire doors, missing smoke seals, fire extinguishers which were empty and broken fire alarms.

The company was ordered to pay […]

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  • Builders Merchants

Building relationships

By |January 12th, 2015|

One of the South East’s largest building merchants has entrusted us with the total protection of 21 of their properties, stretching from Bedfordshire in the north to West Sussex in the south and selling Building Materials, Timber, Fencing, Garden Buildings as well as Specialist Loft Conversion materials.

T. & J. Fire will complement the diverse set […]

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