You may have spent many years building your business, You maybe starting your business but the common thing between them both is usually premises. When people think about their new premises they start to think about the wonderful ways to make it showcase their business, The style, Layout and expectations of their staff and visitors. One thing that can easily and is often overlooked is fire protection.
What's the cost of fire?
The cost of your premises is huge. Its the business home to you & your employees, It maybe head office, A service centre or just your one business premises. Would you want to put all that on the line in the event a fire occured? Did you know that over 70% of businesses involved in a major fire either do not reopen, or subsequently fail within 3 years of the fire. It's just not worth taking the risk.
What should i do?
Right from the very start think about your fire protection, Unless your qualified do not attempt to do this yourself. Make a phone call to your supplier or find someone that has the expertise to fully survey a building correctly to the current standards.
Over 70% of businesses involved in a major fire either do not reopen, or subsequently fail within 3 years of the fire
Anyone who can do this correctly will ensure the correct fire risk assessment, system, amount of equipment, escape signage is advised and even mark plans for you. They will walk you around even when the building is not finished so you understand what's required and more importantly why the equipment is required. You can then arrange for all of the correct equipment to be installed prior to the building opening.
Compliance from the day you open the building is the one thing that must be achieved without fail for the safety of you, your staff, visitors and your business.
We have extensive experience with surveys for business premises in all shapes and sizes. Contact us today to arrange for a site visit.