“What if I am only a small business in a tiny office space… do I still need extinguishers?”
YES. The owner/manager of virtually every kind of premises are required to ensure the safety of their staff and/or visitors. To do so, they need to ensure they have installed the correct types of extinguishers. This has been a legal requirement since October 2006. Regardless of the size of your business… what if a fire breaks out? You will need something to extinguish the fire whether your are in a tiny office or a large one!
🧯Regulations state that a minimum of two Class A fire extinguishers on each floor of a building are needed, unless the premises are very small, in which case one may be acceptable. But they are still VERY much needed!
Remember: the number required depends on the size of the area to be protected. Whether your business is classed as high or low risk will also impact this.
If you are unsure whether you have enough extinguishers for your building capacity or have some queries regarding the ones you already have installed, contact our team today who will be happy to answer any ‘what if’ questions you may have.