Fire Alarms & Protection Systems
Fire is a risk in any property, from shops, offices to industrial warehouses. Fire causes UK businesses millions of pounds of damage every year, as well as endangering, employees and clients.
Spitfire services can reduce the risk of fire at your premises with a tailor-made fire detection and alarm system.
These systems are an essential part of any commercial building fire protection system. We can work closely with the local planning/fire officers and manufacturers of fire protection equipment to design and install all of the fire protection equipment your premises require.
We are always happy to provide competitive quotes for upgrading existing equipment as well as new system installations including:
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires any business with 5 or more employees to carry out a written Risk Assessment and have an Emergency plan.
Failure to undertake and hold a written Risk assessment is a Criminal Offence.
Additionally to workplaces, other premises may also be subject to other Regulations that place further special requirements particularly if the general Public may be at Risk. Examples of these are Hotels, places used for the purpose of Public Entertainment’s, licensed premises & restaurants.
Whether a Fire Alarm System has been previously installed or your premises does not have a Fire Alarm or any procedure, it is a requirement by law that the Risk Assessment is undertaken.
Fire Alarm Regulations BS5839 require the duty holder to undertake Periodic checks to ensure the functionality of the system. Failure to keep the Fire Alarm System in working order could lead the local Fire Brigade to serve enforcement notices requiring compliance, they also have the authority to close any building which does not meet this act Check Frequencies required by BS5839 are:
All check frequencies have specific requirements. Checks should be recorded where necessary in the Fire Safety Log Book.