Coopers Fire frequently write articles and technical advice for manufacturing professionals. Our blog features posts about fire curtains, smoke barriers, fire protection and fire safety as well as discussions about the latest advances in active fire curtain and smoke barrier technology.

Fire Risk Self Assessment or External Agency?

Coopers Fire, 23.02.2018 , 0 comments

In the United Kingdom, fire safety legislation covers all commercial premises and places of work. It also applies to buildings to which the general public have access, including the communal areas of residential flats.

How to Carry out a Simple Fire-Risk Assessment

Coopers Fire, 23.02.2018 , 0 comments

Ensuring your business premises are adequately protected from the risk of fire is not just a point of law. It is also a matter of responsibility towards your colleagues, business partners and members of the public. All small to medium-sized businesses now have to carry out a fire-risk assessment to identify any potential hazards and risks in terms of fire safety.

The Role of the Workplace Fire Warden

Coopers Fire, 23.02.2018 , 0 comments

Every workplace of a certain size should have at least one member of staff nominated to carry out the duties of a fire warden. How many wardens, or fire marshals as they are sometimes known, are needed depends on the size of the workplace.

The Science Behind the Fire Curtain

Coopers Fire, 07.02.2018 , 0 comments

Fire curtains have revolutionised building design – making complex structures safer and offering new levels of fire protection for all types of buildings. We know they work by shutting off large, open spaces into sections: but what’s the science behind the fire curtain?