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What are the requirements for vehicles carrying hazardous goods

All vehicles that are transporting hazardous goods must comply with certain regulations regarding health and safety and fire safety. It is important that all transport vehicles follow the regulations to ensure the journey is safe for everybody involved. The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) sets out a number … Continued

Fire safety in buildings

In the last few decades fires safety has changed massively. There are now more new hazards and threats to consider, with changes in building techniques and also in standard furnishings. With over 20 years of experience in providing risk assessment and fire safety equipment to the Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield area, we have become experts … Continued

Does your upcoming event meet fire safety regulations?

With spring having just begun, summer will be here before you know it. Many of us will therefore be looking to soak up the sun and attend various events, festivals and concerts over the bank holidays and weekends to come. It is extremely important that if you are planning on running any of these events, … Continued

Fire Regulations at work

Every business has a serious obligation to the health and safety of their workers. The owner of the business is responsible for ensuring that your workplace meets all required health and safety standards, especially in terms of fire safety. It’s crucial that your working environment complies with all building regulations, to ensure the safety of … Continued

Common Christmas fire hazards

The last thing that you want to happen over the Christmas season is to have a house fire. Around Christmas time, appliances are overworked, every plug socket adaptor in the house is used, and Christmas lights are everywhere, which unfortunately can be potentially hazardous. At HydroFire we want you to have a fabulous Christmas, so … Continued

The importance of fire safety at work

The importance of fire safety in the workplace cannot be overstated. Employers have a duty to make sure that the building is a safe place for their staff to work and part of this responsibility is to…

How should fire extinguishers be serviced?

Professional fire extinguisher servicing and maintenance is an essential part of any fire protection system. It is up to the business owner or responsible person to arrange a regular service. Stored Pressure Fire Extinguishers Stored pressure fire extinguishers consist of a cylinder containing the extinguishing agent (water, powder, foam etc.) and are pressurised with dry … Continued