Tag Archives: fire alarm risk assessments

Howard & Over relocate

  We are pleased to continue our long standing relationship with Howard & Over,  a firm of Solicitors based in the South West. They have relocated their Ivybridge Office to 9 Glanville Mill. This purpose designed office allows better parking and accessibility than their previous location. Having the mutual trust between the firms built up […]

Fire Safety In Schools

Universal Fire And Security Ltd are pleased to announce they have completed the installation of a site wide addressable fire alarm system at Launceston College in Cornwall. The college had an unreliable wireless fire system and took the decision to replace and upgrade the level of cover throughout their various buildings on the campus. The […]

Fire And Safety Health Check

  Do you need a health check on your fire and safety systems? We can carry out an audit of the systems you have within your building to ensure they comply with the latest regulations and are fit for purpose: – We will look at the correct siting and level of protection for Fire Alarms […]

Fire Alarm Weekly Tests

Legislation – Weekly Testing Fire Alarms The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) places legally enforceable requirements on organisations, where necessary, to safeguard the safety of relevant persons within the premises in the event of fire. The responsible person must “ensure that the premises and any facilities, equipment and devices provided in respect of […]

Life Cycle Costs – Fire Alarms

Life cycle costs in fire detection systems When selecting a fire detection and alarm system, users should bear in mind the ‘whole life’ costs including its maintenance and any future upgrades, not just the initial capital outlay. In every building’s lifetime there are times when decisions need to be made regarding fire protection; whether a system […]

Fire Safety Precautions – Get Yours Checked

With the recent tragic events at Grenfell the reverberations will be heard throughout the country. It is a devastating and cruel example of how dangerous fire can be. Our thoughts and sentiments go out to the many families affected. It is incumbent upon all of us within the industry to ensure that we offer best […]

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 […]

Meet Ryan White, Apprentice Engineer

Please meet one of our apprentices Ryan White. Ryan joined Universal Fire and Security in November 2016 aged 20 years old. He is currently working alongside the service and installation teams to learn all facets of the provision of fire and security systems to a variety of commercial, industrial and domestic premises. Ryan also attends Focus Training (SW) […]

From The Royal Navy To Fire And Security

Please meet one of our team Gary Marshall. Gary joined Universal Fire and Security Ltd 2006 and has been with us for Ten years. He is a multi-disciplined engineer covering all types of servicing and fault finding. He has a designated service area covering parts of Plymouth and Cornwall.   Before joining Universal Fire and Security Ltd […]

Plymouth Community Homes – Charity Christmas Fair

                       Tracy Ford from Plymouth Community Homes is organising a Charity Christmas Craft Fair in aid of Jeremiah’s Journey on 28th October at their Head Office, Plumer House, Crownhill, Plymouth for staff members and their family and friends. As a company Plymouth Community Homes provide affordable housing and also provide care and support for the […]