Everything you need to know about carbon monoxide detectors (CO2)

Everything you need to know about carbon monoxide detectors (CO2)

CO2 poisoning can be not only harmful but deadly, so having a carbon monoxide alarm installed could potentially save your life in case of a CO2 leak. Carbon monoxide detectors work the same way as a smoke detector or a heat detector, in the sense that it sounds an...
Fire alarm vs smoke detector: What’s the difference?

Fire alarm vs smoke detector: What’s the difference?

You’ll hear the words fire alarm and smoke detector used interchangeably but the reality is that the two are quite different. But why? you might think. After all, both of them make a noise if they detect fire, right? Well, not really. Read along to find out what’s the...
How to conduct a fire alarm test right

How to conduct a fire alarm test right

How to conduct a fire alarm test: Procedure, Info & Tips  Ah, those pesky weekly fire alarm tests at work, don’t we all know them to be a constant part of work- life? Let’s be honest – most people think of the fire alarm test as a nuisance and often...
Smoke Detectors: UK Comprehensive Guide

Smoke Detectors: UK Comprehensive Guide

Smoke Detectros: Types, Uses and Benefits Smoke detectors can be found in both residential and commercial buildings across the UK and they are essential to the fire safety of your property. Below we’ll discuss the different smoke detector types, how they work and...
Cladding: Definition, Types, Fire Safety and Grenfell Tower

Cladding: Definition, Types, Fire Safety and Grenfell Tower

What is cladding and how is it used? Cladding is often called the “skin” of the building. It’s an additional, external layer which surrounds the outside of a building and protects it from the elements. Cladding is usually installed by being attached either directly to...
Fire Marshal: Duties, Training and Legal Requirements

Fire Marshal: Duties, Training and Legal Requirements

What is a fire marshal? A fire marshal is a responsible person who has been appointed to oversee the fire safety, fire prevention and fire evacuation procedure at the workplace. Fire marshals need to undergo special fire marshal training. Upon completion of their...
Top 5 Reasons to Use a Temporary Construction Site Fire Alarm System

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Temporary Construction Site Fire Alarm System

If you’re responsible for the safety of a large or a high-risk construction site, you’re probably considering a temporary site fire alarm. Choosing the right site alarm system is a big decision to make, so we at Evacuator Alarms decided to help you out. Below you’ll...
Fire Alarm Regulations for Commercial Buildings

Fire Alarm Regulations for Commercial Buildings

Fire alarm regulations are simple once you get your head around them. While they look daunting at first, common sense prevails when it comes to keeping your commercial building – and those inside – safe from fire at all times.  Current UK regulations...