Total Fire Group: A BAFE Registered Organisation
Total Fire Group
by Forever
3w ago
June was a milestone month for the Total Fire Group team. This past month, we undertook our 13th annual BAFE SP 205 surveillance visit. This event wasn’t just another routine audit. It reaffirmed of our unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards in life safety fire risk assessments.  Our journey with the BAFE SP 205 Life Safety Fire Risk Assessment Scheme began in 2012 when we became the fourth company in the UK to achieve this prestigious certification. Over the past twelve years, we have consistently met and exceeded the scheme’s rigorous requirements. Through this hard ..read more
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Fire Safety Challenges in Ageing Infrastructure
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by Forever
3w ago
England has a rich architectural history, with many old properties still in regular use today. Their high-quality materials and construction methods have stood the test of time, but their fire safety measures are often outdated. So, in this blog, we address the challenges that ageing properties face and how a strong fire safety system means these buildings can be appreciated for years to come. Outdated Fire Technology Electronic systems for the detection and suppression of fire have developed massively in the past few decades. But, a lot of older buildings don’t have the infrastructure require ..read more
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Sprinkler 101
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by Forever
1M ago
In the world of fire safety, prevention is key. But, if a fire does occur, it’s important to have measures in place to mitigate the sometimes devastating effects of a blaze. Sprinklers are a key part of any fire safety arsenal: suppressing flames and buying key extra time for first responders. Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or property manager, understanding the fundamentals of sprinklers can significantly enhance your fire safety measures. So, this blog will cover everything you need to know about these important systems. How do Sprinklers Work? Most sprinkler systems are heat-ac ..read more
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Fire Safety Culture: Fostering Fire Risk Awareness in the Workplace
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by Forever
1M ago
Fire safety is an essential aspect of workplace health and safety that cannot be overlooked. Cultivating a robust fire safety culture within an organisation is paramount to safeguarding lives, property, and the continuity of business operations. But, where do you start? In this blog, we explore how you can promote fire safety awareness in the workplace, and how regular fire risk assessments can help. What is Fire Safety Awareness? Within the context of the workplace, fire safety awareness is an organisational ethos that values and promotes the principles and practices of fire prevention and re ..read more
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Guardians of Safety: How Fire Safety Consultants Mitigate Disaster
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by Forever
2M ago
When managing a property, fire safety is one of your highest concerns. One fire can destroy assets, reputations and even lives. But, the process of providing the highest standards of safety can be time-consuming and complicated. This is where fire safety consultancy can help. In this blog, we discuss the role of fire safety consultants and how a partnership with Total Fire Group makes safety simple. What is Fire Safety Consultancy? Fire safety consultancy involves assessing, analysing, and implementing strategies to mitigate the risk of a fire and enhance emergency preparedness. Consultants se ..read more
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Fire Safety Checks in Warehouses
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by Forever
2M ago
Every type of building poses its own unique set of fire safety challenges, and warehouses are no different. Their vast spaces and diverse inventory require dedicated measures to ensure safety. So, in this blog, we will explore how you can keep these important spaces safe. We will also explain how a dedicated fire safety partnership can streamline these safety measures. Fire Safety Challenges in Warehouses Dense Storage Warehouses are often designed to maximise storage space, leading to high-density storage configurations. While this optimises storage capacity, it also increases the risk of fir ..read more
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The Golden Thread: What it Means & How to Achieve it
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by Forever
2M ago
Since the Grenfell Tower Fire, the ‘Golden Thread of Information’ is more prominent than ever before. This blog delves into what the ‘Golden Thread’ entails. It also explains what the recent updates to guidance mean for accountable people and the wider fire safety industry. What is the Golden Thread? This phrase refers to the record-keeping involved in maintaining the safety of a property and the fire safety measures within it. The metaphorical thread symbolises the seamless flow of critical information. This spans throughout the lifecycle of a structure. It ensures that every decision, from d ..read more
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The Importance of Regular Maintenance in Fire Safety Systems
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by Forever
2M ago
In fire safety, prevention is paramount. The consequences of a fire can be life-altering. So, it’s the responsibility of fire safety professionals and accountable people to mitigate the risks of an outbreak. One way we can do this is through regular maintenance. There are lots of physical barriers and precautions that protect a building and its occupants from fires, like alarms, fire doors and sprinklers. But, without regular maintenance, these things cannot protect to their full potential. This blog explains the importance of regular maintenance. It also explores ways you can stay on top of y ..read more
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Total Fire Group & Jigsaw Homes: A Partnership for Safe and Affordable Housing
Total Fire Group
by Forever
2M ago
We are proud to announce our partnership with Jigsaw Homes Group. At Total Fire Group, we know the peace of mind that comprehensive fire safety measures bring. Nowhere is this peace more important than at home. Jigsaw is one of the largest housing groups in the UK, with over 35,000 properties across the North West and Midlands. They aim to regenerate neighbourhoods, giving people a chance at safe and affordable housing. This collaboration resumes our longstanding relationship with Jigsaw, beginning with Fire Risk Assessment contracts from 2017-2021. Total Fire Group prides itself on providing ..read more
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How Regular Fire Door Inspections Can Save Lives and Property
Total Fire Group
by Forever
3M ago
In the world of fire safety, one thing that doesn’t get enough credit is the fire door. These doors quietly do a crucial job – stopping fires from spreading quickly and containing smoke and gases. They give first responders at the site extra time to reach those in trouble. But here’s the catch: they need regular checks to work properly. This blog post breaks down why scheduling fire door inspections regularly is a must for keeping people safe and protecting property. The Anatomy of a Fire Door Before delving into the significance of regular inspections, it’s imperative to understand the anatom ..read more
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