Category Archives: Health & Safety

Fire Protection to Care Homes, Plymouth, Devon & Cornwall

Conventional fire Alarms will need to be upgraded The latest amendments to the fire code have seen a need to focus on the fire alarm systems within Residential Care homes, Nursing homes, or buildings where the occupants would need assistance to evacuate the building in the event of fire. In the latest version of the […]

Brighton Harbour Hotel and Spa

Brighton Harbour Hotel and Spa Universal Fire and Security Ltd were awarded the works to install a new Fire Alarm system throughout Brighton Harbour Hotel and Spa, which is due to re-open this summer. The hotel is currently undergoing a renovation and the existing dated fire detection system needed to be brought into line with […]

Nick Palmer TV Star

Fire and Security Apprenticeships Plymouth, Devon Please meet one of our team, Nicholas Palmer. Nick joined Universal Fire and Security in February 2014. He was 17 years of age. He was initially employed as an apprentice. He was integrated into the installation team to learn all facets of the provision of fire and security systems […]

Holy Trinity Church, Torbryan Devon

Holy Trinity Church, Torbryan Devon – Featured on BBC Spotlight Universal Fire and Security Ltd have recently installed a High Definition (HD) CCTV Camera system at Holy Trinity Church, Torbryan in Devon. The engineer installed CCTV cameras internally over a three-day period. The CCTV cameras have been installed to protect and prevent theft of the […]

Fire And Security Apprenticeships in Plymouth

Fire and Security Apprenticeships in Plymouth Please meet one of our team, Jamie Sibley. Jamie joined Universal Fire and Security in February 2013 at the age of 17 years old.  He was initially employed as an apprentice following a successful 6 week work boot camp taster session. He was integrated into the installation team to learn all […]

New Premises Fire And Security Checklist

  Have you got what you need in your new premises or even your existing premises, use the following checklist and if there is anything missing then contact us as we can assist you Fire Alarm Fire Alarm preventative maintenance agreement Emergency Lighting Emergency Lighting preventative maintenance agreement Fire Extinguishers Fire Extinguisher preventative maintenance agreement […]

Fire Safety Signage, Plymouth

  Something that seldom happens is the review of the fire and safety signage within a premises to ensure that it is up to date and compliant. Signage can often go unnoticed or be omitted from areas that are redecorated or changed. It is now a requirement that all signage complies to satisfy The Regulatory […]

Fire Safety Order, Plymouth

What does a fire risk assessment mean to me? The piece of Legislation called The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 which came into force in 2006 is a fire risk assessment based approach where the responsible person for the premises or area where they have control must decide how to address the risks identified. So […]

Working At Heights Using The Tetra System

Recently all engineering staff employed by Universal Fire And Security Ltd attended a full day training course on safe working at heights using the Tetra System – http://www.workingatheight-safety.co.uk. The engineers were all issued kits and were trained in their usage to enable safe working at heights obeying the principle of keeping three points of contact […]