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  • Alarming Deficiencies

    Bedsits Fire Protection in need of an upgrade

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  • Rogue Landlord left the building in an unfit state

    HMO in need of a Fire Risk Assessment

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  • Failing to comply with a Prohibition Notice

    This is a very serious offence and if you are found to be in breech of Fire Safety there are consequences

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  • Fire Risk Assessments are required on all HMO's

  • Hotel Operator Convicted Of Offences Against Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

    Not acting on the finding from a Fire Risk Assessment can result in prison and a hefty fine

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  • Negligent Landlord Fined

    A Dudley landlord who kept properties in a state of disrepair and flouted fire regulations has been ordered to pay £10,000 for his dangerous and neglectful behaviour.

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  • Top Ten Mistakes when completing a Fire Risk Assessment

    The 10 most common mistakes when completing a Fire Risk Assessment - you could be making them right now!

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  • Six month suspended sentence for breaching Fire Regulations

    No Fire Risk Assessment, Inadequate means of escape and inadequate fire alarm system

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  • Fire avoided, just......

    Reasons to check PAT items on a regular basis and have them inspected on an annual basis.

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  • Fire Training for ALL staff

    All staff require Fire Training. All building require a Fire Risk Assessment

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  • Milton Keynes couple ordered to pay fine for fire safety breaches

    This case shows that people who have responsibilities to meet fire safety obligations may face severe penalties, including imprisonment, if they place people at risk of death or serious injury

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  • Landlord admits serious fire safety flouts

    A private landlord was given 39 weeks suspended sentence for 18 months and 150 hours unpaid work.

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  • Logbooks and Maintaining the Fire Alarm System Made Easy

    A business owners guide to fire safety management

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  • Owner jailed for putting lives at risk

    Would you eat at this restaurant if your life was in danger from breaches to fire protection

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  • Profit before lives !!!

    A number of fire safety breaches ...

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  • Another Landlord putting their tenants at Risk

    Following an inspection which resulted in a fire safety audit being carried out at the property

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  • Do you comply with the Fire Safety Order....?

    Are you running a small office or shop, then you can take our online test.

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  • Landlords have a responsibility to their tenants ...

    No working fire alarms or fire extinguishers...

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  • Smoke alarm averts disaster after pub fire

    Over 97 firefighters and officers tackled a fire in a pub on Bellegrove Road, Welling this morning.

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  • Nottingham landlord admits fire safety failings

    If you rent a house out to students their safety must come first.

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  • Many landlords not aware of safety responsibilities

    Half of landlords have not installed a fire alarm and 70% have not fitted a carbon monoxide alarm in rental premises, according to a survey of tenants.

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  • Furniture company fined £7,000 for fire safety breaches at Bury St Edmunds store

    Unmaintained fire exits and no suitable fire risk assessment at a Bury St Edmunds furniture store have cost its managing company £7,000 in fines.

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  • Landlord slapped with fine after fire reveals safety issues

    A 2 storey house that had been split into seven bedsits in Leamington has number of fire safety failings...

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  • Fire deaths fall to lowest number on record

    New figures released today (20 August 2015) show that fire deaths in England have continued to fall, with 6% fewer deaths than last year.

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  • House deemed death traps by Fire Officers

    Two landlords from Greenwich have been given fines of £2000 and £3000 for failing in fire protection a five bedroom property they own.

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  • Another Care Home putting residents lives in danger

    ... in such a bad state of repair that a locksmith working on an exit door put his foot through the stairwell and almost fell three storeys through the collapsing landing

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  • Student Tenants exposed to fire risks according to research

    Landlords are putting students living in rented accommodation in danger according to charity Electrical Safety First.

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  • Pub landlady commits multiple fire safety offences

    Pub landlady near Newark failed to provide Fire Safety measures for her guests.

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  • Jail sentences for ‘death trap’ pub owners

    Pub manager and leaseholder in the dock

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  • Crackdown on Southampton HMO landlords

    Over 4000 shared homes under scrutiny

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  • Landlord slapped with heavy fine

    No fire alarms or escape notices at property

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  • Takeaway boss jailed over death trap flat

    ‘Sheer luck’ there were no fatalities

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  • Cheshire landlords warned about new safety laws

    Landlords in Cheshire have been told to be prepared for new fire safety laws coming into force in October this year.

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  • Company failed to attain HMO licence

    A letting agent in Erdington, Birmingham, has been slapped with an £8000 fine after the company was found to have not maintained fire escapes and safety equipment at a number of properties.

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  • HMO found to have no fire alarm

    A landlord has been handed an £11,000 fine and ordered to pay over £1000 in costs after being found to have put tenants’ lives at risk.

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  • Hotel owner accused of putting ‘profit before lives'

    The man responsible for running a city centre hotel in Southport, Merseyside, is facing jail after admitting to a number of fire safety breaches at the property.

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  • Fire severely damages Battersea Arts Centre in London

    A major fire has destroyed a large section of roof at Battersea Arts Centre

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  • Private landlord counts costs of providing false information

    A private landlord who provided false documents and endangered the lives of his tenants has successfully been prosecuted at Redhill Magistrates’ Court

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  • Cannon Park landlord fined more than £3,000 after damning council inspection

    A landlord who failed to ensure his tenants’ safety has been fined £3,350 after being prosecuted by Coventry City Council.

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  • Care home put residents 'at risk' in fire safety shock

    A BOURNEMOUTH care home rocked by a fire scare had been deemed ‘not safe’ during an official inspection months before.

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  • Landlady hit with £160,000 fire safety fine after fatal house blaze

    A landlady has been fined £160,000 and ordered to pay £40,000 prosecution costs for breaking fire safety laws following a fatal fire in one of the Hounslow properties she rented out.

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  • Wolverhampton pub owner put lives at risk after blocking fire exits with boxes

    A businessman who put lives at risk at his Black Country pub by blocking the fire exits with boxes and failing to install alarms and smoke detectors has been jailed for eight months.

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  • Landlord fined £3000 for fire safety breaches

    A London-based landlord has been handed a £3000 fine for breaches to fire safety regulations at a property in Margate, Kent.

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  • Shisha bar boss fined £10,000 after storing cylinders which could have blown up Chorlton Street

    High risk of explosion and death at Manchester premises….

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  • Landlord admits to fire safety failings

    £5000 fine handed down

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  • Restaurant owner in the dock over safety breaches

    Tenants found in unauthorised hidden dwellings

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  • Fire risk assessor found guilty of inadequate assessment

    A private fire risk assessor has been found guilty of failing to provide an adequate risk assessment to a large Newton Abbot restaurant.

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  • Negligent landlord jailed for fire safety breach

    A landlord in Coventry has been jailed for nine months after it was found he was housing 16 people in one property, breaching fire safety rules.

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  • New smoke alarms law will save more lives

    Fire chiefs have welcomed today’s announcement that the government plans to introduce vital life-saving legislation on smoke alarms in rented properties ahead of the General Election.

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  • A Fire Risk Assessment Can Identify Electrical Hazards in the Office

    Every day, people practice mindless actions that they remain unaware of it so that they perpetuate a kind of dangerous negligence that could lead to something as treacherous as an accidental fire.

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  • On Top of Fire Risk Assessment, Workplace Fire Training is a Must

    In a workplace setting, the employer is considered “the responsible person”

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  • Professional Fire Risk Assessment is Key to Minimising Fire Hazards

    Although government officials wish it were otherwise, not everyone in the U.K. takes fire safety seriously.

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  • Quality fire risk assessment: a means to an end, not the end Itself

    It's as if the Great Fire of London had been a wake-up call, and a very rude one that.

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  • Get a Fire Risk Assessment Before School Starts and Receive Freebies

    Free fire log book and fire blanket when you request for a thorough fire risk assessment

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  • Fire Risk Assessment Helps Avert Fire in Shops and Department Stores

    Recent statistics from the Department of Communities and Local Government reveal that England’s fire fatality rate lowered by 14 percent in 2013

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Each time that we have used HASAW for our Fire Risk Assessments, we have been very pleased with the prompt and precise service received.

Richard Gibbs
The Letting Company

Thank you for the support you gave us concerning The Fire Risk Assessment, PAT Testing and Signage at our Warehouse in Northamptonshire. Your contribution was a big help and I would not hesitate to recommend your company

Tony Sanders
Warehouse Manager

Mark and his team visit all of our site in and around London, often at short notice, when we open new restaurants. Their detailed Fire Risk Assessments ensure we open on time and with no headaches, so we can get on with serving food to our customers.

Chris
Chopstix Group Ltd
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