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Fire Extinguishers – Did You Know?

Fire extinguishers are provided and located to protect the occupant’s means of escape from a premise. Extinguishers can be heavy for some people (Up to 15 Kg) and may have manual handling issues! Carbon Dioxide extinguishers are charged to a pressure of 55 Bars, 800 psi. Compare this pressure to a car tyre, which is around 2 Bars or 29 …

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British Standards for Fire Risk Assessment

Introduction: The numerous standards, British Standards, codes of practice, European Union (EU CE), building regulations, Scottish Government Guides, HSE (fire) and amendments would probably fill the Glasgow concert hall in paper form. Listed, below are the current fire safety standards, which are considered when applying the Fire Risk Assessment methodology. Bear in mind that existing buildings may only be subject …