Fire Safety Services With Integrity

Fire safety extinguisher

Choosing a Fire Safety Company who enter and work in your premises is a personal thing. In an ideal world, we could choose a company who is local, professional, friendly, reliable, established, trustworthy, punctual familiar, competent, qualified, loyal, efficient and third party accredited. Some Fire Companies deliver less than this, which often lead to frustration […]

Nearly half of escape routes failed inspection

Fire escape routes

In a recent inspection by the London Fire Brigade (LFB), emergency plans were found to be particularly lacking. In 24% of care homes, there was evidence of poor evacuation planning, inadequate staff training or a potential lack of staff to evacuate the home safely. In 43% of cases, LFB found failures with protected escape corridors […]

The shocking truth of fire safety in care homes and how to ensure you are compliant

Care Home on fire showing the importance of fire safety

We all know how damaging a fire can be; from seeing the devastating effects of the Grenfell Tower incident, to witnessing centuries worth of history burning down with the Notre Dam. Failing to conduct adequate and efficient fire safety checks makes the possibility of a disaster striking very high. As technology enhances and we rely more and […]

Ensuring free movement for care residents

Dorgard Fire Door ensuring free movement for care home residents

Fire safety regulations require care settings to have heavy and self-closing fire doors on resident’s bedrooms. Whilst being a vital component of your fire management strategy they can lead to residents feeling trapped and isolated, unable to leave their bedrooms unaided. Many residents like to have their bedroom doors open, enabling them to see people passing, […]

The Fire Safety Scheme

The Fire Safety Scheme

The fire safety scheme address the challenge for knowing how safe a building is by providing the public with a fire safety star rating for a building, viewed both on line and the window sticker which is placed at the entrance of a building, just look for the trade marked logo on the annually renewable window […]

Change is in the air

Change is in the air

Government departments are pouring over technical data and preparing new directives, trade bodies are examining every aspect of potential market implications. No, this is not another missive on BREXIT, but the reality of the changing world concerning Fire Doors and related risk critical products. Change is in the air and everyone should be aware of […]

Don’t play with fire

Don’t play with fire

After all, the specification and use of fire doors is a very serious matter and as we all know can have far reaching consequences if wrong decisions are made.  It is little wonder therefore, that care home specifiers are turning to Vicaima products to dispel anxiety and apprehension when it comes to certified and tested fire […]

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