AFSS in Kent, UK

Fire Alarm Maintenance | AFSS Ltd

FIRE ALARM MAINTENANCE AND SERVICING

Fire Alarm Maintenance is something your business requires for a number of reasons if you have a fire alarm system. That system will not comply with the British Standard requirements if no maintenance agreement is in place – at least if no competent servicing or maintenance […]

Fire Alarm Maintenance | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T12:42:19+00:00

Kent Fire and Security Company | AFSS Ltd

Kent Fire and Security Services

At AFSS Ltd, we believe in providing the best Kent fire and security to our business customers. We do this through a perfect blend of high quality equipment, and the best training in the industry for our staff. Our teams are on hand in […]

Kent Fire and Security Company | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T12:48:55+00:00

Alarm Maintenance Company and More | AFSS Ltd

Alarm Maintenance Company for Fire and Security Systems

Alarm Maintenance Company service can be had from almost any company in our industry. And that’s a good thing, because fire alarm systems must be maintained in accordance with the British Standard in order for them to remain compliant. It’s true […]

Alarm Maintenance Company and More | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T12:44:44+00:00

Fire Safety Basics for All Businesses

Fire Safety Basics – Fire Risk Assessment

While Fire Safety basics may seem obvious, very often we’re approached with a comment such as “I need to sort our fire safety out”, or “do we need a fire risk assessment?” The answer to both of those questions is […]

Fire Safety Basics for All Businesses2018-03-04T12:54:16+00:00

Spotlight on Emergency Lighting | AFSS Ltd

What is Emergency Lighting?

Emergency Lighting is a specialist type of lighting which has the purpose of providing light when the power in a building fails for any reason. Design of the emergency lights, along with ongoing maintenance and testing are covered in British Standard 5266-1: 2011.

In […]

Spotlight on Emergency Lighting | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T12:57:51+00:00

Spotlight On … Fire Extinguishers | AFSS Ltd

What are AFSS Fire Extinguishers?

Fire extinguishers are generally self-contained canisters which contain a specific type of media, such as powder, water, or foam, and which are placed around a building ready to be used to tackle any fire which may start.

Usually, they will be red in colour, or […]

Spotlight On … Fire Extinguishers | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T12:51:36+00:00

Fire and Safety Equipment – When to Test and Inspect?

Fire and Safety Equipment Routine Checks

In every business, there is a person responsible for looking after the fire and safety equipment, or at least there should be.  What is never so clear is when each part should be tested, as few seem to put a regular test […]

Fire and Safety Equipment – When to Test and Inspect?2018-03-04T13:00:36+00:00

Spotlight on … AFSS Electrical Testing and Inspection

What is AFSS Electrical Testing and Inspection?

Electrical Testing and Inspection covers a range of functions which ensure the safety of the fixed wiring in your building, and which provides certification to show your business has taken steps to ensure safety.

It can be supplemented […]

Spotlight on … AFSS Electrical Testing and Inspection2018-03-04T13:05:31+00:00

Fire Risk Assessments – What Are They?

Fire Risk Assessments – Fire Safety Certificate?

Fire Risk Assessments are effectively what replaced fire safety certificates in the UK. Various fire safety acts were reviewed and replaced by what is popularly known as the Fire Safety Order – officially entitled The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order: 2005.

They can help […]

Fire Risk Assessments – What Are They?2018-03-04T13:13:32+00:00

Spotlight on … AFSS CCTV Camera System Services

What is an AFSS CCTV Camera System?

What sets an AFSS CCTV Camera System apart from others on the market is an eye for quality, budget, and performance. Nothing is quite as subjective as a user’s perception of the CCTV they are viewing.

Too often, businesses opt […]

Spotlight on … AFSS CCTV Camera System Services2018-03-04T13:21:00+00:00

Expert Fire Alarm Servicing from AFSS

Expert Fire Alarm Servicing in London

Having Expert Fire alarm Servicing and maintenance is not only important, but is also often a legally required part of compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.

This is because continued compliance with the British Standard for fire alarms is […]

Expert Fire Alarm Servicing from AFSS2018-03-04T13:26:27+00:00

About Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Maintenance

Fire Extinguisher Servicing is a Must

Everybody, almost without exception, knows what a fire extinguisher is, and what it does. At least, they know what it should do, because without proper fire extinguisher servicing, the chances are it won’t do what it should at all.

On […]

About Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Maintenance2018-03-04T13:29:29+00:00

Spotlight on … AFSS Fire Alarm Systems

What is an AFSS Fire Alarm?

An AFSS Fire alarm is a system designed to British Standards, to ensure the earliest detection of an outbreak of fire in your business. We always work to British Standard 5839 to ensure your business is compliant, and has a fire detection […]

Spotlight on … AFSS Fire Alarm Systems2018-03-04T14:41:21+00:00

Fire and Security Servicing Spotlight | AFSS Ltd

Spotlight on … AFSS 360 Maintenance

What is AFSS 360 Fire and Security Servicing?

AFSS 360 Maintenance is our package which offers servicing for fire and security, electrical, and related equipment and systems. We’ve designed a simple range of packages which can cover from a single system […]

Fire and Security Servicing Spotlight | AFSS Ltd2018-03-04T14:43:28+00:00

AFSS Ltd Spotlight Information Series

AFSS Ltd Spotlight

Today sees the start of our new series of posts which will spotlight what we do, and what benefits it brings to your business. Often, we find businesses don’t know what they need, or do not understand the fire, security, and electrical services […]

AFSS Ltd Spotlight Information Series2018-03-04T14:46:42+00:00

AFSS Ltd – We’re there because we care

AFSS Ltd – Who We Are, What We Do, Why We Do It

We spend a lot of time telling people about things like fire safety and how to keep your building secure. But, what do you really know about AFSS Ltd, compared with your current provider of […]

AFSS Ltd – We’re there because we care2018-03-04T14:52:46+00:00

Electrical Testing and Inspection Matters

Why is Electrical Testing and Inspection Important?

Electrical testing and Inspection are not a legal requirement currently, though they do carry a considerable amount of weight in legal terms.

In plain terms, your business in not actually legally obliged to have either fixed electrical wiring tested and […]

Electrical Testing and Inspection Matters2018-03-04T14:53:54+00:00

IP CCTV Or Not?

Are IP CCTV Systems the best choice?

Doubtless, the market for IP CCTV is a growing one, despite there already being one camera for every four people in the UK. The market grows for lots of reasons, cuts in Policing, upgrade of existing systems, a desire for better systems, more […]

IP CCTV Or Not?2018-03-04T14:51:53+00:00

Wiring Regulations Updates 2016 17th Edition IEE

WIRING REGULATIONS UPDATES

WIRING REGULATIONS (BS7671) BACKGROUND

The wiring regulations as we affectionately call them, are actually a British Standard and have been since 1992, when they formally became BS7671. The current version of the standard is BS7671:2008+A3:2015 and is entitled “Requirements for Electrical Installations. The IET […]

Wiring Regulations Updates 2016 17th Edition IEE2018-03-04T16:05:29+00:00

Safecontractor Approved – Another Goal

Safecontractor Approved – AFSS Gains Key Approval

Safecontractor Approval is a key industry aim for all companies involved in the UK construction sector, and for those trades and skilled suppliers working anywhere in the property arena.

It’s not an easy win for any business, but AFSS are […]

Safecontractor Approved – Another Goal2018-03-04T16:07:12+00:00

Fire Safety Compliance from AFSS Ltd

Fire Safety compliance is the law for most UK businesses. How do you know, and how can you be sure you comply? Fire and Security Compliance Plan from Accord Fire & Security Ensures you stay safe and secure and legal.

Fire Safety Compliance from AFSS Ltd2016-10-12T20:34:53+00:00

Smoke Detector Checks at Christmas (and other times)

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Smoke Detector Checks at Christmas (and other times)2016-10-12T20:35:03+00:00

Hacking CCTV Systems – Don’t be Spied On

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Hacking CCTV Systems – Don’t be Spied On2016-10-12T20:35:14+00:00

Fire Triangle – What is it?

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Fire Triangle – What is it?2016-10-12T20:35:25+00:00

Wireless Fire Alarm System | AFSS Ltd

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Wireless Fire Alarm System | AFSS Ltd2016-10-12T20:35:35+00:00

Retail Security Systems Effective?

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Retail Security Systems Effective?2016-05-20T19:03:50+00:00

Fire Safety Law and you

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Fire Safety Law and you2016-10-12T20:35:47+00:00

Access Control Systems for Business

A wireless fire alarm system can overcome many of the obstacles traditionally associated with fire safety work. It is often the case, when a fire alarm is required, that installation of cable and devices means a lot of mess,

Access Control Systems for Business2016-10-12T20:35:59+00:00

Retail Security Systems (don’t have to) Compromise Sales

The difficulty with security in retail environments, especially those not involving high volume, low cost items, such as clothing or DVD boxes, is one which has faced shop owners for a long time now.

Retail Security Systems (don’t have to) Compromise Sales2016-10-12T20:36:33+00:00

Why CCTV Camera Systems Fail; What to Do About it

Put simply, the investment made in a CCTV system is one which your business makes with the intent on achieving a specific aim - the reduction of crime affecting your business. Don't let it mean nothing!

Why CCTV Camera Systems Fail; What to Do About it2016-10-12T20:36:46+00:00

Fire Extinguisher Servicing | AFSS Ltd

Fire Extinguisher maintenance carried out by Accord Fire & Security will always be in accordance with British Standard 5306-3:2009, and will be accompanied by a written report

Fire Extinguisher Servicing | AFSS Ltd2016-10-12T20:36:58+00:00

Considering Emergency Lights and their Purpose

The primary purpose of an emergency lights scheme is to provide illumination in an area when the local lighting fails for any reason – usually though, this is considered from the point of view that maybe fire or some other risk has caused the failure.

Considering Emergency Lights and their Purpose2016-10-12T20:37:09+00:00

CCTV Installation – Reality TV

I was asked today if a CCTV Installation was still an effective deterrent? By default, my answer is yes, of course it is…but it did get me thinking – is it?

CCTV Installation – Reality TV2016-10-12T20:37:20+00:00