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How Many Fire Extinguishers Are Needed In Housing Associations

By June 15, 2023No Comments

How Many Fire Extinguishers Are Needed In Housing Associations

As a leading commercial and domestic fire protection company based in Peterborough, we understand the important and challenging needs of housing associations. One of the fire safety and protection services we provide to housing associations fire extinguishers. This includes the supply, installation and maintenance of fire extinguishers.

Here at Jensen Security and Fire Systems we can supply and maintain your housing association with fire extinguishers. In addition to this, our professional fire extinguisher engineers can offer safter advice and guidance to ensure that you need all fire regulations.

As an established fire safety business, we have extensive knowledge for a wide range of sectors. These include local authorities, housing associations, educational establishments, care homes and more. This experience enables our fire extinguisher engineers to be able to fully assist housing associations with their fire safety and fire extinguisher needs.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 clearly states that fire extinguishers are required in all housing association buildings. If there is a risk of a Class A fire, then a minimum of 2 Class A fire extinguishers will be required on each floor. These fire extinguishers need to be clearly visible. They also need to be easily accessible within the housing association property at all times.

Fire extinguishers should be provided for dealing with any potential fire risks. These potential fire risks and hazards will have been identified in the fire risk assessment. Based on the fire risk and hazards highlights, the correct fire extinguishers for the class of fire should be provided. This will ensure that it a fire was to break out, it could be tackled correctly.

You fire extinguishers should be installed by professionals. They also need to be serviced annually to meet the criteria of the BS 5306 regulations. This is an ongoing service we offer to all housing associations to ensure that when an emergency occurs, their fire extinguishers will be in good working order and can be relied upon. These regular maintenance checks on your fire extinguishers will also help them last longer.

Need fire extinguishers installed or maintained in your housing association buildings? Call our team now.