Fire Safety in a Heatwave

Lockdown measures are easing, the sun is shining and some of us are heading back to work. With temperatures hitting the high notes across the country, it can be tempting to fling open your office doors and windows while kicking…

The Lifespan of a Smoke Detector

The smoke detector is arguably the most important mitigator in fire risk assessment. They are, of course, crucial for giving occupants early warning indication of a fire and are used to mitigate extended travel distances and risks associated with inner…

Your Attention Please

The voice evacuation system is, in my opinion, a vastly underused and underappreciated piece of the fire safety arsenal. Everyone knows the monotonous tone of a fire alarm bell and the high pitched screech of a siren, but not many…

Spring Clean your Fire Risk Assessment

We spend most of our lives at work and although the genre of our jobs may vary widely, the common themes for any workplace are health and safety. Whether you manage a traditional office, a school, hospital, warehouse, museum, pub or…

How to Stay Fire-Free this Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! As the second-hand Christmas trees, traditional foil decorations and recycled lights are unpacked for another year, so should your fire awareness training. At Synergy Fire Engineering we know of so many fires caused by…