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  • 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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  • Police and Fire Chiefs

Fire chiefs could run Police forces

By |January 26th, 2016|

Fire chiefs with no crime fighting experience will be given the opportunity to run police forces under new government plans, which have been branded “a dangerous move” by the Fire Brigades Union.

The Home Office has confirmed both chief constables and chief fire officers would be eligible to apply for the new joint service posts. Ministers […]

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