Fire Safety Management


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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.

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 […]
1st July 2015

Trust, Ethics and Clients

A fire risk assessor works on behalf of the client. Looking at their fire safety arrangements, management and the property in order to identify anything that does not meet current legislation, approved codes of practice and guidance in order to make appropriate recommendations for improvement. Many fire risk assessors work for companies that also have other value added services which […]
1st June 2015

Do low risk environments exist?

A senior executive from a property management company recently stated the company they worked for operates within a low risk environment. Which started me thinking, is there such thing as a low risk environment? Superficially the industry in question does appear to be low risk. It does not manufacture chemicals or fuels, operate in extreme areas of the world nor […]
26th May 2015

Fire safety Management is still important

The Fire safety statistics for last year again show a positive reduction in the fire related deaths and injuries. So does this mean that business can now move their focus from this subject? Or does more still need to be done to educate business’ on the importance vigilance? I think that this would be a foolish and ill-advised move. The ramifications […]