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Upgrades For Fire Doors

Calling all landlords and employers – are fire doors fitted in your businesses and homes? A fire door can be the difference between life and death, restricting smoke and flames from spreading through a building to allow enough time for the evacuation of employees, tenants, and members of the public. Landlords and employers are legally responsible for ensuring the fire ...

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Fire Safety in the Workplace

Fire risks aren’t immediately clear to most people in the standard office environment. After all, they’re not using the chemicals and open flames seen in factories and workshops, with their desks and partitions seemingly a world away from the industrial workplace where fires are a real and frequent risk. However, human error and negligence are a major factor in starting ...

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Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace

In Case of Fire: Understanding Fire Resistance in the Workplace When talking about fire resistant materials, and the fire resistance of a property or passive fire protection system, it generally refers to the ‘fire resistance rating’ and how long it can contain the spread of fire. This is typically measured as periods of time – usually 30, 60, 90 or ...

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Fire Resistant Products: Everything You Need to Know

Fire retardant paints are most frequently used to provide fire resistance in large scale industrial spaces, public buildings and facilities, or on new builds. They can also be used on smaller DIY projects, but not for those tasks that simply require heat resistant paint, like BBQs and exhaust pipes. Rawlins Paints is one of the UK’s largest stockists of fire ...

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Passive Fire Protection (PFP): What You Need To Know

It could be said the best way to fight a fire is to ensure that it doesn’t even get started. In some situations, this is easier said than done – but in a lot of cases this could and should be the norm. Passive fire protection (PFP) could be the measure that saves a business premises from burning to the ...

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Fire retardant paint and intumescent coatings

Can anyone apply fire retardant paints and intumescent coatings? Or do you need a specialist applicator? On a mobile or in a rush? Check out our selection below: Intumescent paints Fire retardant paints You don’t always need an expert for certain painting applications. Before you hire a professional, why not consider doing the work yourself? You can save money and ...

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