Support the work of our firefighters by protecting yourself against the dangers of fire

Protect yourself from the dangers of fire

CELEBRATING the work of firefighters around the world is the aim of International Firefighter’s Day which takes place every year on May 4.

At Acorn Safety Services we aim to support the work of firefighters by giving businesses the information they need to protect themselves and the people around them from the dangers of fire.

In this blog, we explain more about the wide range of services we offer.

Protecting yourself from fire in the workplace

Many businesses never recover from the effects of a fire which makes it even more important to make sure you take the right steps to protect yourself.

Your first line of defence against fire should be a fire risk assessment, which are required for all non-domestic properties and the communal areas of rented properties.

A fire risk assessment, carried out by our trained team of fire consultants, will inspect your property and identify any potential risks. Once the risks have been identified, we will work with you to come up with a plan of action, which will include emergency evacuation plans and training for your team if it’s appropriate.

We recommend that fire risk assessments are carried out whenever there is a change to your building, or your personnel.

Your perfect health and safety partner

Fire risk assessments are just one aspect of the work we do.

We are now one of the leading consultancies in the UK when it comes to legionella risk assessments which help to protect you from the risks associated with Legionnaires’ Disease. This is particularly important if you are working with the elderly, or those with compromised immune systems.

We offer a complete health and safety consultancy – including the opportunity to employ us as your retained health and safety partner, taking away your health and safety headaches for good.

Asbestos – one of the biggest health and safety hazards we face in the UK – is also an area of expertise with our consultants supporting clients across all four nations with asbestos surveys, management and compliance.

Whatever your needs, the team at Acorn Safety Services is always here to help.

Acorn Compliance Antidote – an easier way to stay compliant

At Acorn Safety Services, we offer a one-stop shop to help you take care of all your health and safety needs and ensure you don’t become just another statistic.

With the Acorn Compliance Antidote, we’ve done all the hard work for you, breaking compliance down into five simple steps:

  • Diagnosis
  • Identification
  • Treatment
  • Education
  • Health Check

We’ll guide you through your legal obligations and our fully trained consultants will carry out all the relevant risk assessments and guide you through the steps you need to take next.

You’ll have advice and support whenever you need it, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, a dedicated account manager and exclusive access to a health and safety portal to help you manage everything online.

If you need help fast, we can also arrange a quick 30-minute phone call which will help to give you the information you need to get started on your journey towards full health and safety compliance.

You can fit it into you lunchtime, or any time to suit you, helping you to identify any problems or discuss any problems you may have with our fully-trained health and safety consultants. Just visit our website and make your appointment today.

You’ll also find more information in our health and safety book, Fear and Loathing of Health and Safety and on our website at

For all your health and safety needs visit today or contact us at or on 01604 930380.

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