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The BS:5839 standard – Are you aware of the recent changes?

By |November 21st, 2017|

The British Standard Institute (BSI) now advise that in order to reduce the chance of either malicious or accidental activation, all manual call points should be fitted with a protective cover.  Fitting protective covers to manual call points is now the default recommendation.  A ‘variation’ to the Code of Practice must be declared if covers […]

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Did you know BS:5839 states that every fire alarm system should have a weekly test?

By |October 25th, 2017|

In light of recent tragic events, weekly testing of your fire system has become even more important. If you never find the time or would like to outsource the responsibility of weekly testing to T&J Fire, please contact us on 01707 326093 or sales@tjfire.co.uk to find out more.

Even if you have a quarterly or 6 […]

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Government orders a review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety

By |August 9th, 2017|

Following the horrific tragic fire and loss of life at Grenfell Tower in London in June 2017 the Government have announced an immediate review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety.   

This tragic fire, raised serious questions about the fire safety of high rise residential buildings, and subsequent government testing of aluminum composite material (ACM) […]

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Free Fire Sign Survey to see if you are Compliant

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Do you know what signs you need to have legally?
We thought not, but you are not alone, most employers don’t know if they have the correct signage in their building so let us help you.

Current legislation requires employers to ensure their premises adhere to the Health & Safety (Safety Signs & Signals) Regulations 1996 and […]

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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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