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Fire safety for the transportation industry.

Ensuring optimal fire safety across the transportation and wider logistics industry is crucial for the wellbeing of employees and the protection of fleets and infrastructure. ISE Fire offers top-notch fire safety solutions tailored for delivery couriers, trucking, public transportation (buses, trains), and taxi fleets. From vehicle fires to emergencies on trains, we provide comprehensive services including extinguishers, alarms, and evacuation plans to safeguard your operations.

What fire hazards affect the transportation and logistics sector?

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

  • Engine and fuel system malfunctions
  • Electrical system failures
  • Flammable cargo or hazardous materials
  • Fuel leaks or spills
  • Improper maintenance or repairs
  • Arson or intentional acts of vandalism
  • Smoking or open flames inside vehicles
  • Inadequate fire suppression systems

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 fire safety requirements for logistics and transportation industry?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is the primary legislation governing fire safety in non-domestic premises, including the transportation industry. 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 all staff. There is a field of supporting literature which has helped create the standards for fire safety expected in the UK commercial sector, such as Fire Safety Risk Assessment: Transport Premises and Facilities.

  • Means of Escape: All facilities must have clearly marked escape routes, fire exits, and emergency lighting systems to help passengers evacuate the vehicle safely in the event of a fire.
  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems: Vehicles must have appropriate fire detection 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.
  • Staff Training: All staff members must receive adequate training on fire safety procedures, including how to evacuate the vehicle safely and how to use fire safety equipment, such as fire extinguishers.
  • Fire Safety Signage: Clear and visible fire safety signs must be prominently displayed throughout public transport vehicles, including exit signs, fire extinguisher signs, and fire assembly point signs, ensuring passenger awareness and preparedness in case of emergencies.
  • Fire Risk Assessments: Businesses operating public transport services and logistics operations in the UK must conduct regular fire risk assessments to identify potential hazards and implement appropriate fire safety measures. These assessments should be reviewed and updated periodically to ensure they remain effective in mitigating fire risks.
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Services we provide to the transportation industry

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 used ISE Fire to install Fire Extinguishers at both our sites and they continue to service these annually to a very high standard.

The office staff and the engineers are always helpful and do an excellent job.

John Moon - - Fosseway Freight (Leicester)

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