Fire can be devastating to any business. Detection and early warning are essential to protect yourself, your employees and your business premises.
All businesses need to meet the requirements of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
- offices and shops
- premises that provide care, including care homes and hospitals
- community halls, places of worship and other community premises
- the shared areas of properties several households live in (housing laws may also apply)
- pubs, clubs and restaurants
- schools and sports centres
- tents and marquees
- hotels and hostels
- factories and warehouses
PFP can provide expert advice and all necessary equipment to ensure you are as well prepared as possible.
Some of the common components which can make up your fire alarm system:
- Control Panels
The control point to your alarm system. These are usually two types: Conventional (simple, cost effective) and Addressable (advanced, programmable).
Smoke detectors, Heat detectors or a combination of both are utilised to detect fire.
- Call points
These are the panels which you break to activate the alarm. They can be location specific, indoor, outdoor or waterproof.
- Sounders and beacons
From traditional ringing bells to sirens with flashing beacons. An audible warning is an important part effective alarm system.
The alarm system can be integrated with sprinkler systems to provide additional protection.
- Additional functions
It is possible for your fire alarms to also control door closers, notification systems, fire suppression systems.