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Fire safety for the energy and utilities industries.

Ensuring optimal fire safety in the energy & utilities industry demands robust fire protection systems and protocols to prevent electrical fires and minor incidents becoming catastrophic. ISE Fire is dedicated to providing top-notch fire safety solutions which meet industry standards in these demanding environments. Our comprehensive services are designed to meet the unique fire safety needs of power plants, processing facilities, water treatment plants, and other facilities throughout Northants and the Greater Midlands. From strategically placed fire extinguishers for electrical fires to advanced industrial fire alarm systems, we offer a range of solutions tailored to your specific requirements. With our expertise and commitment to safety, we strive to safeguard your operations and personnel against the risks posed by potential fire hazards.

What hazards affect the energy and utilities sectors?

There are a number of unique hazards present in hospitality workplaces which present several fire hazards. Some typical causes of fire in this sector may include:

  • Equipment malfunctions or failure
  • Combustible dust accumulation
  • Flammable gases or chemicals
  • Hot work activities without proper precautions
  • Welding or cutting operations
  • Natural disasters or extreme weather conditions

Fortunately, ISE Fire is well positioned and experienced to identify these risks; create appropriate service plans; or to draft suitable fire training plans.

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What are the legal requirements for industrial & manufacturing spaces?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is the primary legislation governing fire safety in non-domestic premises, including industrial establishments. The order places a duty on the responsible person (usually the owner or employer) to carry out a fire risk assessment, implement appropriate fire safety measures, and provide adequate training to staff and students. There is a field of supporting literature which has helped create the standards for fire safety expected throughout UK industry. Although no exact guidance for this industry is provided, the Fire safety risk assessment: factories and warehouses is likely relevant to many businesses in this sector.

  • Means of Escape: Industrial spaces must have clearly marked escape routes, unobstructed fire exits, and emergency lighting systems to help occupants evacuate the building safely in the event of a fire.
  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems: Industrial spaces must have appropriate fire detection and alarm systems in place, including smoke detectors, heat detectors, and manual call points. The systems must be regularly maintained and tested to ensure they are in working order.
  • Fire Suppression Systems: Depending on the size and layout of the building, industrial spacesmay be required to install fire suppression systems, such as sprinklers or mist systems.
  • Staff Training: All staff members must receive adequate training on fire safety procedures, including how to evacuate the building safely and how to use fire safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers.
  • Fire Safety Signage: Clear and visible fire safety signs must be displayed throughout the building, including exit signs, fire extinguisher signs, and fire assembly point signs.
  • Fire Risk Assessments: Industrial spaces must carry out regular fire risk assessments to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate fire safety measures. The risk assessments should be reviewed and updated regularly to ensure they remain effective.
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Services we provide for the energy and utilities industries

Fire Risk Assessment

Highly qualified and experienced fire risk assessors will assess fire safety, prevention and protection strategies on your business premises.

Fire Extinguishers

Professional installation, supply, and servicing of fire extinguishers for a wide-range of businesses up to BAFE standards.

Fire Alarms

Professional installation and maintenance of fire alarm systems, including smoke/heat detectors and programmable/addressable fire alarm systems.

Fire Safety Training

Expert fire safety training for the prevention and detection of fires. Includes fire extinguisher training and fire awareness training.

Northants, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire and beyond!

We regularly visit areas around the Midlands and have a distribution of ISE Fire locations throughout the region. This makes us the ideal choice for routine servicing, training, and other specific local needs.

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We have recently used ISE for our 1st service of our Fire Alarm and fitting new fire extinguishers.

We are ‘over the moon’ with the service we received – prompt, efficient and excellent engineers.

Lindsey Swain - - Energy Store (Northampton)

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