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STANLEY Security, one of the most trusted names in the world of security, has announced the three winning schools for its competition TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS. Those children’s nurseries, schools and colleges that accumulated the most votes in the contest across the three tiers – children’s nurseries, under 300 pupils, over 301 pupils - will share in the £20,000 for the installation of bespoke STANLEY Security products and services.

If you’re planning on spending time away this Easter, make sure you keep your home safe and secure. 

Here are some home safety tips…

Easter is a great time to get together with family and friends, crack open a chocolate egg or two and relax. Sadly, like any popular holiday period, it’s also a great time for criminals to target homes.

Whether you’re hosting the fun, visiting relatives or heading on holiday for the Easter break, following  these tips will help make sure your property stays  safe and secure.

If a fire started now, do you have the correct fire extinguisher to put it out safely in the workplace?

A fire extinguisher is a vital and advisable piece of safety equipment in the workplace - but you may be surprised to realise there are different types of fire, with different characteristics. 

Before you go ahead and buy one, you need to know the difference between the categories/colour and to be able to choose which is right for you. 

 

Over the years, different types of fire extinguisher have been developed to deal with the different fire types.  

 

Here are the types of fire extinguisher, their colour code and what types of fire they are suitable for:

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Red label fire extinguisher: Water

  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.

Blue label fire extinguisher: Dry Powder

  • Electrical Fires - fires involving live electrical apparatus (it doesn’t get an ‘official’ category)
  • Class C - fires involving gases.
  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.
  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.

Cream label fire extinguisher: Foam

  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles. 
  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.

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Black label fire extinguisher: Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

  • Electrical Fires - fires involving live electrical apparatus (it doesn’t get an ‘official’ category)
  • Class B - fires involving flammable liquids such as petrol, diesel or oils.

Yellow label fire extinguisher: Wet Chemical

  • Class F - fires involving cooking oils such as in deep-fat fryers.
  • Class A - fires involving solid materials such as wood, paper or textiles.

 

Class A is the most common fire type but walking around your premises you should be able to identify areas where other fire types might arise.

 

What are the UK fire safety regulations for fire extinguishers?

At present, UK rules require you to have a minimum of two water extinguishers on each level of the building, typically located by exits and fire alarm call points.  However, a combination of one water and one CO2 or foam fire extinguisher is a common approach as the latter can be used to safely extinguish electrical fires without any damage to electrical equipment, which is present in most buildings.

Whilst dry powder extinguishers on the surface look suitable to cover a range of fires, it should be noted that these are not ideal for enclosed spaces as the powder is easily inhaled and the residue is not easy to clean up.

 

 Is there fire extinguishers that covers all fire types?

If you are, however, looking for a fire extinguisher that covers all the standard fire types then Water Mist extinguishers are for you.  One of the newer technologies on the market, Water Mist extinguishers release microscopic particles of water that suffocate a fire rather than douse it.  As they can be used for all fire types, they are ideal for using in areas that have multiple fire risks, rather than requiring multiple fire extinguisher types.

How often should fire extinguishers be serviced?

Fire extinguishers need to be serviced every twelve months or after each use.  If an extinguisher is found to be leaking, it should be serviced immediately. They must be replaced at the end of their lives which is ten years for CO2 extinguishers and 15 years for all others.

 

Need help understanding your fire extinguisher needs for your business?

Whether you're buying or looking to service your fire extinguishers, get in touch with the team at STANLEY Security via our online form 

If this Mother’s Day is your first as a mother, or maybe you are thinking about starting a family? Then making sure your home is a safe and protected environment is one of your key priorities. Smart security technology can help you to achieve that and provide you with peace of mind. 

STANLEY Security, one of the UK’s leading security providers, has launched a new Dealer Programme aimed at independent installers looking to expand their businesses without the risks associated with rapid growth.

The new STANLEY Security Dealer Programme provides installers with the considerable competitive benefits that come from being associated with a major global brand, backed up by national security infrastructure and expertise, whilst maintaining their independence. 

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