January 31, 2019

Do you know what to do in an emergency?

We have recently been blogging and posting about testing your smoke alarms and keeping an eye out for wear on household items. We know everyone’s households differ and often every plan must fit different requirements, therefore we have done some research and linked some helpful guides from UK Fire Services who can help keep your home safe. London Fire Brigade The London Fire Brigade have a large website offering loads of advice on fire escape plans, general fire safety tips […]
January 29, 2019

Design and Protection – Where should you be installing smoke alarms?

When speaking to interior designers they often say lighting is one of the most important elements when decorating your home, but instead of just wondering about the placement of lighting the CAVIUS team want to remind everyone that you should also take fire safety into consideration. This blog is to help ensure that you have left a space to protect your home. When we spend thousands of pounds on creating a home that is great to look at and even […]
January 24, 2019
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Protecting yourself and your home in a high-rise building

There are some simple fire safety steps you can take if you live in high-rise accommodation. Living in such a flat or apartment does not necessarily make you any more at risk from fire. The CAVIUS team want to share some tips with you in terms of fire safety when living in high-rise buildings. According to regulations high-rise buildings are built to be fireproof. Walls, ceilings and doors must all be designed to stop the spread of smoke, resist fire […]
January 18, 2019
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Half of accidental house fire fatalities involved people over 60

According to a recent post published by the Daily Record, new statistics released by The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) show that over half of accidental house fire fatalities involved people over the age of 60. People over the age of 60 tend to spend more time in the home and long-term medical conditions, mobility issues, limited sight and hearing difficulties also start to influence the elderly’s day to day life. They are less likely to be completely aware […]