Due to a decline in fire services across the UK, it is important to understand better the need for better practices in care home fire safety.
Between 2011-2016, funding for national fire services was reduced by amounts ranging from 26%, up to 39% depending on the area. Over the same period, some 11,000+ fire-fighting roles have disappeared.
This situation means that it is more important than ever to have an understanding of fire safety principles, and knowledge of prevention methods that could prove critical in both preventing and dealing with workplace fires.
This article discusses some simple steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of fires breaking out in residential care homes and the general workplace.Continue reading “Care Home Fire Safety”