Understanding Fire Door Regulations

Understanding Fire Door Regulations Element PFP

Around 15,815 fires in non-residential buildings were reported in the UK between 2016 and 2017. In 9,000 of these fires, the damage was limited to a maximum of two floors. In just over 2,500 of these cases, entire buildings were damaged. The use of fire doors is one of the main reasons for the reduction…

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Regulation Update: Fire Safety in Construction

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Recent Updates on Guidance from Health and Safety Executive The Third Edition of the Fire Safety in Construction guidance document (HSG168) has been published by HSE (Health and Safety Executive. Created for designers, purchasers and developers within the construction industry, the 102-page document is essential in order to be aware of current legalities relating to…

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Element PFP Awarded Constructionline Gold Accreditation

Element PFP Constructionline Gold Membership Certificate

Achieving higher standards for your safety Element Passive Fire Protection has recently been awarded Constructionline Gold accreditation, as part of our continued mission to offer the highest standard of fire safety assessment and prevention services. The upgrade from Silver to Gold status means that not only do we meet PAS 91 requirements, but we also…

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Barbeque Fire Safety Tips

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Staying Safe This Summer Barbeque fire safety tips for the Summer from Element PFP. It sits at the back of the garden, the shed, or the garage for what feels like most of the year – the humble barbeque. As the weather finally improves and the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations kick into full swing, millions of…

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Preventing Fire – Six Signs Your Property is at Risk

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Looking out for potential causes of fire Here at Element PFP, preventing fire is our speciality. However, there are clear things to look out for when making fire safety checks at your premises. Here are six clear signs your property is at risk of fire, and how to fix them. Faulty power sockets and switches…

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What is Fire Compartmentation?

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You may have heard the term before, but what is fire compartmentation? What does it relate to and how does it affect your business? According to the FPA (Fire Protection Association), fire compartmentation is: “A building or part of a building comprising one or more rooms, spaces or storeys constructed to prevent the spread of…

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Festive Fire Safety: 5 Do’s and Don’ts

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Christmas is just around the corner! We’ve all been looking forward to a Christmas break where we can let our hair down and enjoy the festive period – it’s important to keep fire safety in mind! Here’s a few festive safety tips from Element PFP to help keep you and your family safe this Christmas.…

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The Fire Safety Bill Explained

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2021 Fire Safety Bill Explained In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Fire Safety Bill was granted Royal Assent earlier in April this year. The fire legislation had not been changed since the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order from 2005. The overdue legal changes to fire safety regulations were implemented following Dame Judith…

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Fire Door Safety Week – Are You Protected?

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It’s Fire Door Safety Week from the 20th-26th September, and as national fire protection specialists, Element PFP wants to reassert our stance of raising awareness of the essential role that fire doors play in saving lives and protecting commercial, public, and residential properties. Every year, Fire Door Safety Week endeavours to encourage organisations to have…

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Blesma Charity SkyDive

Blesma and Element Passive Fire Protection

Thank you from Element PFP! On Saturday 29th August 2020, our company director, Joseph Rennocks, completed a skydive for Blesma, The Limbless Veterans Charity.  As a collective group, including veterans of 17 Port & Maritime Regt, along with family and friends a total of £4,096.85 On behalf of Element, we would like to say a massive…

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