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WORKPLACE FIRES... DON'T TAKE THE RISK!

FireSealsDirect Workplace Fires.. Don't take the risk! YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES If you're an owner, landlord or occupier of business premises, you are responsible for fire safety You must keep a written record of your fire risk assessment if your business has 5 or more people You could be fined or imprisoned if you don't follow fire safety regulations! FIRE SAFETY CHECKLIST FOR THE WORKPLACE have clear and accessible 2 is fire fighting equipment 3 regularly tested fire alarm? Does your property Do you have a fully working, available throughout the entire property? escape routes? Do you have a set of fire 4 precautions advertised for your employees? 5 Are your staff regularly trained in fire safety Are all of your staff taken into consideration in your evacuation plans? matters? 7 Do you have a sectioned area for smokers on Are your fire extinguishers O services and replaced on a regular basis? Are all of your electrical 9 systems and appliances maintained and checked your premises? regularly? ТОР 5 MOST COMMON THREATS TO BUSINESSES CLOSED 1) 2) 5 5. Property losses Business Liability losses Electronic Employees' injuries data breaches interruption caused by fire or floods UK STATISTICS 2011-2012 304 0117 4,277 Fire fatalities Fatalities that occurred Non-fatal casualties outside of the home caused by fires THE HIGHEST AMOUNT OF CASUALTIES OCCURRED BETWEEN ANUARY AND MARCH 1 2 3 456 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 £45 MILLION £1,494 MILLION Lost in revenue due to fires Lost in property damage due to fires £ 100 223,000 Total of fires attended by Fire and Rescue Authorities OF BUSINESSES NEVER 40% REOPEN FOLLOWING A NATURAL DISASTER LIKE A FIRE. CLOSED COMMON CAUSES OF FIRE IN THE WORKPLACE FAULTY OR FLAMMABLE AND HUMAN ERROR MISUSED ELECTRICS COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS GENERAL NEGLIGENCE ARSON DISCARDED CIGARETTES BY NOT ADHERING TO PROPER PROCEDURES PORTABLE HEATERS OR RUBBISH ACCUMULATING HEATED MACHINERY OR IN STORAGE AREAS EQUIPMENT USED IN DUSTY ENVIRONMENTS OVERHEATED RADIATORS FireSealsDirect Sources: www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/6959/2172323.pdf www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/info/200049/health_and_safety/214/fire_safety_in_the_workplace/4

WORKPLACE FIRES... DON'T TAKE THE RISK!

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Created using the most recent fire statistics regarding workplaces as well as the loss to businesses, employees and the government, this infographic produced by Fire Seals Direct illustrates the impor...

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