Resources

Click on the links below for your Free download:

Free Fire Safety Log Book

HM Governments Guide to Making Your Premises Safe from Fire

Is Your Head in the Sand?

Your Responsibilities

You (Responsible Person)
Pendle Nu Tech Ltd (Competant Person/Company)

As a business owner or anyone who has control of a premises or system you have certain responsibilities. As a ‘responsible person’ below are some sections taken from legislation outlining some of your responsibilities that we can help you with as a Competent company.

If you would like to discuss your responsibilities as a business owner in further detail please don’t hesitate to call us and we will help in every way we can.

Fire Alarms (BS5839):

-Serviced Twice a year (legal minimum) by a competent company, daily and weekly checks by internal ‘responsible person’.

‘Failure to keep fire detection and alarms in good working order is a criminal offence, a breach if the FSO and may be liable for prosecution…The period between inspections should not be greater than 6 months, if this is exceeded the system should be considered not compliant with BS5839 part 1.’ (Fire Industry Association, Unit 5, Fire Alarm Maintenance, Course Notes, BS5839-1:2013, 2013)

Fire Extinguishers (BS 5306):

-Serviced once a year by a competent company weekly checks by internal ‘responsible person’.

‘If you are an employee you have a statutory duty of care to ensure your premises are safe, as required by The Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997 (as amended). In particular you are required to check that your fire protection equipment is fit for purpose and maintained by a competent person. So, when you are looking for a company to service and maintain your portable extinguishers…make sure it’s a BAFE registered firm.’ (BAFE registered technicians Scheme for the service and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers and hose reels, leaflet)

Safety Signage (BS5266):

To be supplied and installed by a competent company and maintained and cleaned on a regular basis by the internal ‘responsible person’. (UK S.I. 314)

Fire Exit, Safety and First Aid Signage must be provided with emergency illumination to enable them to be used even if normal lighting supply has failed. (ICEL Competent Engineer Course on Emergency Lighting, course notes, 2012, ICEL, pg 41)

Emergency Lighting (BS5266-1):

One test a year by a competent company and monthly tests by the internal ‘responsible person’.

To comply ‘The responsible person has to be able to demonstrate that the hardware of fire safety systems and their maintenance are adequate to protect the occupants’ (ICEL Competent Engineer Course on Emergency Lighting, course notes, 2012, ICEL, pg 41)

Fire Risk Assessments:

Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.
-Keep an up to date Fire Risk Assessment.

This should be completed by a competent person and reviewed on a regular basis.

Review times:

It is recommended that a review is completed by a competent person once a year when risk of fire or life is high. Or where complicated fire safety arrangement are needed (Eg Hotels, Inns, factory’s etc).

Reviews must also be completed when there is:
A change in building plan
A change in business operations
A change in type or number of people using your premises
A change of risk

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Current Career Opportunities 

In 2016 we have already welcomed two lovely people into our family and now we are very excited to announce that we have created a new position.

These positions are ideal for an energetic individual driven by the thrill of a sale. The harder you work the more you earn.

Are you what we are looking for?

Details:

Training for all positions will be provided both internally and externally However experience in sales desirable.

Applicants must be confident at dealing with people, comfortable planning their own work and working as part of a team.

Applicants can send their CV to info@pendlenutech.com stating which job they are interested in in the subject.

1 (Sales Rep / Fire Alarm Technician)

Electrical qualifications necessary for this position

Business development or sales experience desirable

Starts date: ASAP

Salary: Basic pay plus bonuses and high uncapped commission

  • Increase our customer base
  • Create links with companies, Sell service agreements and stock
  • Fire Alarm Servicing and Installations
  • Emergency Lighting Servicing and Installations
  • Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Commissioning

 

  1. Position 2 (Sales Rep / Fire Safety Technician)

Business development or sales experience desirable

Starts date: ASAP

Salary: Basic pay plus bonuses and high uncapped commission

  • Increase our customer base
  • Create links with companies, Sell service agreements and stock
  • Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Commissioning

Applicants can send their CV to info@pendlenutech.com stating which job they are interested in in the subject.

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