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Fire drills during the pandemic

13th January 2021

Posted In: News | Fire

Fire drills are a tried and tested way of enabling premises to practice their written evacuation plans that date back over 60 years to the midst of early modern fire safety legislation.

As well as a practice and learning opportunity for all staff, regardless of whether they have a fire evacuation related role or not, if drills are monitored by trained observers, they are also an opportunity to identify any training needs, bad habits and whether the procedures as written remain effective or require amendment.

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Winter driving guide

7th January 2021

Posted In: News | Safety

Extra care needs to be taken when driving in the winter as conditions may significantly differ from other times of the year. Recent years have seen substantial flooding and prolonged heavy snowfall. In addition to longer periods of darkness, adverse weather makes driving much more hazardous.

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Open for business

6th January 2021

Posted In: News | Covid-19

We are open for business whilst still adopting the latest government guidelines.

More information can be found by clicking on this Link.

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EWS1 What you need to know

4th January 2021

Posted In: News | Fire

After the Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017 there was a focus on removing aluminium composite material (ACM) from buildings over 18 metres. Over time, the focus broadened to take in other types of combustible cladding. In December 2018 the Government issued Advice Note 14 containing guidance for building owners on the steps to take to tackle non-ACM materials on the external walls of high-rise buildings. Owners were advised to check “general fire precautions” and ensure that external wall systems were “safe”. This can require an intrusive inspection by a qualified individual to check the materials used and how they were installed.

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Merry Christmas

23rd December 2020

Posted In: News

Merry Christmas from the Team at Ligtas! We’d like to thank you for your valued business during 2020 and look forward to working with you again in the New Year.

Our Christmas opening arrangements are:
Closed from 25 December to 3 January (Re-opening on 4 January). If you need to contact us urgently during this time please call 02922 800 000.

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