Have you checked your smoke alarm?

Industrial Action Announced

The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) announced today (24.10.14) that a further period of industrial action will take place from Friday 31 October to Tuesday 4 November.

Chief Fire Officer Dene Sanders said: “Residents are urged to take precautions as there are fewer resources available than normal and calls where there is a risk to life will take priority.”

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Industrial Action Announced

Bonfire Night safety

As we approach 5 November, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) is warning of the dangers presented by fireworks and bonfires (FAB) and is helping to keep both the public and their firefighters safe.

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Bonfire Night safety

Fire Safety at Home

  • Fit smoke alarms and test them regularly
  • Never leave cooking unattended
  • Plan and practise your escape route
  • Switch off appliances before going to bed – including your cooker
  • Close all internal doors to prevent a fire from spreading
  • Share fire your safety plans with family and friends and look out for the elderly
  • Take extra care in the regions roads

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Fire Safety at Work

Businesses have a legal requirement for the person responsible to have a fire risk assessment and to review it if any risks in the building change. make sure it’s up to date.

  • Make sure your fire detection systems are maintained and working effectively and everyone in the building(s) understands what they need to do should it activate.
  • Practise your emergency evacuation plan to ensure your staff and visitors can escape quickly and easily – don’t forget that people with disabilities may need extra help.

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Fire Safety at Work

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