Onguard Fire - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Despite the impact of COVID-19, we continue to provide you with vital fire safety products and services within our usual catchment areas of the West Midlands including the major centres of Birmingham, Coventry, Solihull, Wolverhampton and the surrounding area's
Health & Safety
Do fire extinguishers and related fire equipment still need to be serviced and maintained during the Covid-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, Health & Safety requirements have not been given any exemptions and Health & Safety requirements still apply in the workplace, and in many instances will still apply whether or not your business is currently open for business
We suggest you talk to your insurers or insurance advisers and confirm with them exactly what it is they expect from you in relation to you complying with the terms and conditions of your insurance
Onguard Fire Protection are located in East Birmingham and offer free advise and provide a full supply, maintenance & installation service for portable fire extinguishers to BS5306 Part 3 2017 by qualified technicians. We have 30 years experience in servicing fire extinguishers, we carry out servicing to all makes and types of fire extinguisher at a cheap and affordable price and provide a full service, refill, testing and replacement service. Every new fire extinguisher supplied is British Standard kitemarked and carries a 5 year warranty.
Onguard Fire Protection offer a comprehensive range of fire extinguishers which have been designed to meet virtually every fire eventuality, from water, CO2, foam and powder, as well as more specialist products including wet chemical and fire extinguishers for fighting Class D metal fires.
Fire extinguishers may all look similar, but there are actually different types of extinguishers designed to put out different types of fires. Having the right type of fire extinguisher for your needs is critical to protecting lives and assets and will help you be prepared if a fire breaks out.
Onguard Fire Protection, Fire extinguisher maintenance and servicing is carried out in accordance with BS 5306-3 2017 and part 8 2012. This is a legal obligation and falls under the Fire Safety Order of 2005 and is outlined in article 17 of the Order. We service all types of fire extinguisher. Our engineers are DBS Checked and carry CSCS cards. Performing inspections of your extinguishers on a yearly basis can go a long way in keeping your extinguishers working. Upon completion a certificate of inspection will issued. It may seem like a waste of your time, but fire extinguishers can help you prevent a small fire from growing into a large fire that causes a lot of expensive damage to your property. Over time, a fire extinguisher can become damaged without you realising it. Regular inspections are necessary to be sure that your extinguisher will work when a fire breaks out.
Onguard Fire Protection Fire Risk Assessments are based on the regulations not what we want to sell!
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) came into effect in October 2006 and replaced over 70 pieces of fire safety law.
If you require any information our advice is free so why not give us a call, put your mind at ease, even if we come out and carry out a survey of your property there will be no charge.
Frequently asked questions
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