Use on small fires – Use as first aid – Normally in kitchens – Require servicing
Should you have a fire blanket in your business?
Watch this short video and discover if you would benefit from a fire blanket.
Fire Blankets can be found in the majority of businesses across the UK particularly those with cooking facilities. They are essentially fire retardant material that can be used to snuff out a fire killing it of oxygen.
The ability to be used as first-aid fire fighting for people with clothing on fire should not be overlooked. Just like all other extinguishers they require servicing and staff need to be trained in their use.
Servicing and Lifespan
Fire blankets do require annual servicing which is essentially and inspection by a competent person. A popular misconception is that fire blankets only ever need replacing once they have been used. It is true that they should only ever be used once however they do have a specific lifespan. Fire blankets should be replaced in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines. If no guidelines exist then they should be replaced after seven years. All these details and more can be found in the code of practice BS EN 1869.
Fire blankets require annual servicing and our prices are very competitive. To get an instant, no obligation, free quotation just call us now on 01484 94 09 94 or fill in the enquiry form on the right.