When it comes to complying with fire safety regulations for your warehouse, top of your list should be protecting the warehouse and your employees within the warehouse. This is why we have put together these fire safety tips for your warehouse. These will help you not only protect your warehouse, but also the well-being and safety of your warehouse workers.
As a warehouse owner or manager, it is important that you familiarise yourself with the specific fire safety regulations for your business. These will vary dependent on your warehouse, what is in it and the size. The location, industry and region of your warehouse will charge the fire safety regulations for your warehouse too. A fire safety assessment completed on a regular basis will help you ensure your warehouse is fire safe. You will also get recommended measures and regular reviews to ensure that fire safety regulations are being met.
There are ways that you can further enhance the fire safety of your warehouse. These include the installation of fire suppression systems for example. Things like sprinklers can minimise the spread of fire. In turn these will further protect additional damage to your warehouse building.
It’s a good idea to have a designated smoking area away from your warehouse. This will ensure that cigarettes and lighting of cigarettes are away from the warehouse and away from hazardous or flammable items. A good fire safety tip for your warehouse is the enforce strict regulations to prevent improper disposal of cigarette butts.
When you have your fire extinguisher maintenance and fire alarm service completed by our team, book your next one in. This way you are always ahead of the game and can’t miss a service in error. In addition, to the annual fire safety maintenance and service appointments from our team, complete visual checks. Make sure your fire doors aren’t damaged, fire extinguishers are in good working order and fire alarm systems are tested weekly.
We hope these fire safety tips will help better protect your warehouse and team. If you need any additional support with fire safety in your warehouse, call our team now.