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Welcome to the Fast R Solutions Blog

These ramblings are based on the ideas, opinions and views of the author. Sometimes these may not be your views or opinions; but that is OK, after all the world would be a dull place if we all had the same thoughts.

Hopefully our blog posts will sometimes be entertaining, sometimes though provoking, sometimes questioning or even controversial but always useful and insightful. The posts are not however intended to offend, be discriminatory or put individuals at a disadvantage.

Check back often to read our posts covering Safety & Safety Management, Fire Safety & Management, Company Updates and a myriad of other subjects which pique our interest.

20th September 2019

Expensive safety advice

A visit from a health and safety consultant that is not experienced or qualified to carry out work correctly, can lead to hold ups and reduce profits. A company decided to employ a health and safety consultant to check that the safety arrangements on a project were up to standard. What they were not expecting was for him to state […]
28th August 2019

36,000 Reasons to get a suitable fire risk assessor

Finding the cheapest quote for a fire risk assessment could be the most expensive saving you ever make. Always ensure that your Risk Assessor is fully qualified. Don’t make this mistake, https://www.syfire.gov.uk/fire-service-issues-safety-warning-risk-assessor-prosecuted/
23rd August 2019

Fire Stopping

What is Fire stopping?It can be a common occurrence to find mention of “gaps in compartment walls and floors which require fire stopping” in the freshly prepared fire risk assessments, this can leave some people scratching their heads and struggling to know what to do. In the United Kingdom in most cases building design tends to rely on passive fire protection […]
20th August 2019

Do as I say not as I do, time for a compliance audit?

An awful lots of businesses are caught-out when it’s shown that their paperwork doesn’t actually reflect what happens in the workplace. It is at this point you need to undertake a compliance audit.You may have spent a lot of time and/or money on putting detailed health and safety arrangements in place. Do they work? Have you checked? It is wise […]
10th December 2016

PAT Testing, Portable Appliance Testing

PAT testing, Portable Appliance Testing, In Service Inspection. Portable Appliance Testing, PAT Testing or In Service Inspection; whatever you call it Fast R Solutions can now offer this service to our current and future clients since our operative recently passed their City & Guilds examination with an almost perfect score. As with all our service offerings, our intention is to ensure […]
10th July 2016

6 Fire Risk Assessment Musts

The dictionary provides the meaning of “Assessment” as the action of “assessing someone or something”. Therefore its a given that an “Assessment” would require some thought be put in to the process. However I am amazed by the lack of thought put in to some assessments I have been asked to review. The following five areas always seem to be […]