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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 other infrastructure. ISE Fire is dedicated to providing top-notch fire safety solutions for these requirements. Our comprehensive services are designed to meet the unique fire safety needs of delivery couriers, trucking, public transportation (buses, trains), taxi fleets, and other transportation infrastructure throughout Northants and the Greater Midlands.

What hazards affect the commercial & office 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 requirements for retail and office spaces?

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 staff and students. 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, 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: Facilities 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, it's likely you may 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: Businesses 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 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.

ISE Fire operational locations

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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