How can you reduce the risk of a fire?
There are a number of things you can do to reduce the risk of a fire in your property.
What to do in the event of a fire
If you do find yourself in a situation where a fire has started, please take into consideration the points included in the infographic below.
General fire safety information
The following safety information which may help you reduce the risk of causing harm to yourself and others.
Smoke alarms detect smoke at the earliest stages of a fire, giving you vital time to escape. Ensuring you have a working smoke alarm is an important precaution to protect your home and family from fire.
Fit smoke alarms on every level of your home and remember to test the batteries every week.
Smoke alarms for people with a hearing impairment
For people who would not be able to hear a conventional smoke alarm, there are devices available which make use of a vibrating pad or flashing light instead of the auditory signal.
Fire safety documents
Below is a range of leaflets which provide important information and advice on the main areas of fire safety.
Communal fire risk assessments
We carry out fire risk assessments in our communal areas every 2 years with an on-site review of that assessment every 3 months. If you would like to see the risk assessment for where you live then please contact us on 0300 3300 900 (options 2,3,2).
Communal fire risk assessments for supported housing
Fire risk assessments in our supported housing communal areas are carried out every year with an on-site review of that assessment every month. If you would like to see the risk assessment that covers the communal areas where you live please call our supported team on 0300 3300 900.