Fire and Security News | AFSS Blog

2 03, 2018

Fire and Security Jobs: Vacancies Now

2018-03-02T14:05:12+00:00

FIRE AND SECURITY JOBS: WE ARE LOOKING FOR ENGINEERS AND TRAINEES

AFSS Ltd have Fire and Security positions available! We are looking for good fire and security technical staff with a strong bias on fire, security or both.

We’re also seeking trainee technicians who want learn our industry. You’ll work on many […]

Fire and Security Jobs: Vacancies Now 2018-03-02T14:05:12+00:00
1 03, 2018

Fire Alarm Maintenance | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T12:42:19+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T12:42:19+00:00
1 03, 2018

Kent Fire and Security Company | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T12:48:55+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T12:48:55+00:00
28 02, 2018

AV Integration Systems from AFSS

2018-03-04T15:04:03+00:00

MEDIA AV INTEGRATION – SEE THE BIG PICTURE

AFSS can offer AV integration media distribution systems which are easily installed with little mess and no fuss. Our range of systems are easily adaptable, scalable, and work with your existing technology to produce the system you […]

AV Integration Systems from AFSS 2018-03-04T15:04:03+00:00
2 02, 2018

Alarm Maintenance Company and More | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T12:44:44+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T12:44:44+00:00
21 12, 2017

Fire Safety Basics for All Businesses

2018-03-04T12:54:16+00:00

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 Businesses 2018-03-04T12:54:16+00:00
23 11, 2017

Croydon Fire Safety for Business – Better, Easy, Local

2018-03-04T12:47:14+00:00

Croydon Fire Safety – Better, Easier, and Local to your Business

Croydon is rapidly developing, and with that comes ever greater risk from fire and security threats. Your business needs to be aware, and ready to take advantage of all the opportunities a place like Croydon offers, without worrying about […]

Croydon Fire Safety for Business – Better, Easy, Local 2018-03-04T12:47:14+00:00
19 09, 2017

Spotlight on Emergency Lighting | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T12:57:51+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T12:57:51+00:00
5 09, 2017

Spotlight On … Fire Extinguishers | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T12:51:36+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T12:51:36+00:00
2 05, 2017

Fire and Safety Equipment – When to Test and Inspect?

2018-03-04T13:00:36+00:00

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
2 05, 2017

Spotlight on … AFSS Electrical Testing and Inspection

2018-03-04T13:05:31+00:00

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 Inspection 2018-03-04T13:05:31+00:00
29 04, 2017

Fire Risk Assessments – What Are They?

2018-03-04T13:13:32+00:00

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
29 04, 2017

Spotlight on … AFSS CCTV Camera System Services

2018-03-04T13:21:00+00:00

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 Services 2018-03-04T13:21:00+00:00
28 04, 2017

Expert Fire Alarm Servicing from AFSS

2018-03-04T13:26:27+00:00

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 AFSS 2018-03-04T13:26:27+00:00
27 04, 2017

About Fire Extinguisher Servicing and Maintenance

2018-03-04T13:29:29+00:00

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 Maintenance 2018-03-04T13:29:29+00:00
27 04, 2017

Spotlight on … AFSS Fire Alarm Systems

2018-03-04T14:41:21+00:00

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 Systems 2018-03-04T14:41:21+00:00
26 04, 2017

Fire and Security Servicing Spotlight | AFSS Ltd

2018-03-04T14:43:28+00:00

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 Ltd 2018-03-04T14:43:28+00:00
26 04, 2017

AFSS Ltd Spotlight Information Series

2018-03-04T14:46:42+00:00

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 Series 2018-03-04T14:46:42+00:00
1 03, 2017

AFSS Ltd – We’re there because we care

2018-03-04T14:52:46+00:00

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 care 2018-03-04T14:52:46+00:00
28 02, 2017

Electrical Testing and Inspection Matters

2018-03-04T14:53:54+00:00

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 Matters 2018-03-04T14:53:54+00:00
28 02, 2017

IP CCTV Or Not?

2018-03-04T14:51:53+00:00

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
3 02, 2017

PAFSS – Fast Fixed Fire Extinguishing Systems

2018-03-04T15:38:07+00:00

PAFSS – STOP FIRE FAST WITH GAS SUPPRESSION THAT WORKS

PAFSS is a brilliant system which offers a real alternative to traditional fire suppression systems and can offer a much lower cost to solutions such as traditional Gas Suppression, Water Mist, or Sprinkler […]

PAFSS – Fast Fixed Fire Extinguishing Systems 2018-03-04T15:38:07+00:00
9 01, 2017

Fire Alarm Testing from AFSS

2018-03-04T15:39:32+00:00

Fire Alarm Testing – Who’s Responsible for What?

It’s a long standing urban myth that the responsibility for fire alarm checks are down to the maintenance company you employ to carry out maintenance on your fire alarm system.

No matter how diligent and attentive […]

Fire Alarm Testing from AFSS 2018-03-04T15:39:32+00:00
13 12, 2015

Fire Alarm Installers in London and Brighton

2016-10-12T20:34:19+00:00

FIRE ALARM INSTALLERS IN LONDON AND BRIGHTON (AND BEYOND)

Finding reputable fire safety installation teams in London and Brighton can be a daunting task. On the face of it, every company seems to be the same, or not quite enough. So what makes a good fire […]

Fire Alarm Installers in London and Brighton 2016-10-12T20:34:19+00:00
13 12, 2015

Wiring Regulations Updates 2016

2016-10-12T20:34:31+00:00

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 […]

Wiring Regulations Updates 2016 2016-10-12T20:34:31+00:00
9 12, 2015

Safecontractor Approved – Another Goal

2016-05-20T18:25:55+00:00

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 Goal 2016-05-20T18:25:55+00:00
21 04, 2015

Croydon Fire Risk Assessment from AFSS Ltd

2016-10-12T20:34:42+00:00

Croydon Fire Risk Assessment

Croydon Fire Risk Assessment Service

Croydon Fire Risk Assessment services are now easily obtained, along with all other aspects of not just fire safety, but security systems and electrical maintenance too. Covering Croydon as part of both Surrey and the London area, AFSS are well […]

Croydon Fire Risk Assessment from AFSS Ltd 2016-10-12T20:34:42+00:00
10 04, 2015

Fire Safety Compliance from AFSS Ltd

2016-10-12T20:34:53+00:00

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 Ltd 2016-10-12T20:34:53+00:00
25 11, 2014

Smoke Detector Checks at Christmas (and other times)

2016-10-12T20:35:03+00:00

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
20 11, 2014

Hacking CCTV Systems – Don’t be Spied On

2016-10-12T20:35:14+00:00

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 On 2016-10-12T20:35:14+00:00
21 10, 2014

Fire Triangle – What is it?

2016-10-12T20:35:25+00:00

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
24 09, 2014

Wireless Fire Alarm System | AFSS Ltd

2016-10-12T20:35:35+00:00

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 Ltd 2016-10-12T20:35:35+00:00
3 08, 2014

Retail Security Systems Effective?

2016-05-20T19:03:50+00:00

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
12 06, 2014

Fire Safety Law and you

2016-10-12T20:35:47+00:00

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 you 2016-10-12T20:35:47+00:00
8 06, 2014

Access Control Systems for Business

2016-10-12T20:35:59+00:00

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 Business 2016-10-12T20:35:59+00:00
3 06, 2014

CCTV Maintenance in East Sussex and the South East

2016-10-12T20:36:10+00:00

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,

CCTV Maintenance in East Sussex and the South East 2016-10-12T20:36:10+00:00
1 06, 2014

London Fire Risk Assessment Services from AFSS Ltd

2016-10-12T20:36:20+00:00

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,

London Fire Risk Assessment Services from AFSS Ltd 2016-10-12T20:36:20+00:00
11 05, 2014

Fire Safety Training from AFSS

2018-02-19T17:11:33+00:00

FIRE SAFETY TRAINING – SAFE STAFF SURVIVE

Fire Safety Training

Fire Safety Training is a legal obligation on the part of employers to their staff. Specifically, training should be given to new staff within the induction phase of employment, or as […]

Fire Safety Training from AFSS 2018-02-19T17:11:33+00:00
11 05, 2014

Security Lighting Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T19:48:07+00:00

SECURITY LIGHTING – SEE AND BE SEEN

Security Lighting Matters

Security lighting is an effective deterrent against criminal activity but it can also be a welcoming feature in any building, welcoming visitors and staff, highlighting features, and providing a safe environment.

We […]

Security Lighting Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T19:48:07+00:00
11 05, 2014

Intruder Alarm Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T19:48:02+00:00

INTRUDER ALARM SYSTEMS – SECURITY BY DEFAULT

Intruder Alarm Systems

Intruder alarm systems form the heart of security in most commercial buildings, however large or small. The reassurance a reliable intruder alarm can provide is still unmatched by any other type […]

Intruder Alarm Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T19:48:02+00:00
11 05, 2014

Door Entry Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T19:47:59+00:00

SECURE COMMUNAL DOOR ACCESS

Door Entry Systems

Door Entry Systems are generally designed to allow entry into apartment blocks, flats, and wherever there is a secure door or gate remote from the main occupancy. Closely related to access control systems, these can […]

Door Entry Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T19:47:59+00:00
11 05, 2014

CCTV Systems from AFSS Ltd

2018-02-19T19:47:57+00:00

CCTV Systems – Through the Looking Glass

CCTV Systems

CCTV Systems today are far more than a simple camera on a pole, linked to a video monitor. We have come a long way from the days of grainy images flickering away on […]

CCTV Systems from AFSS Ltd 2018-02-19T19:47:57+00:00
11 05, 2014

Access Control Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T19:47:55+00:00

ACCESS CONTROL – FREEDOM WITH SECURITY

Access Control Systems

Access control systems can be designed to suit a multitude of purposes from smaller properties requiring secured access through a single door to the very largest covering hundreds of doors over many […]

Access Control Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T19:47:55+00:00
11 05, 2014

Nurse Call Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T17:11:35+00:00

NURSE CALL – ASSURED RESPONSE AND ASSISTANCE

Nurse Call System and Warden Call Expertise

The provision of a dedicated Warden or Nurse Call system in residential care homes can offer residents the feeling of independence, while knowing assistance is only a button press away.

[…]

Nurse Call Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T17:11:35+00:00
11 05, 2014

Disabled Refuge Systems from AFSS

2018-02-19T17:08:32+00:00

DISABLED REFUGE – A SAFE HAVEN

Disabled Refuge Systems

Disabled refuge areas have to be legally provided in any building which has more than one floor and no accessible means of escape from that floor. For safety, a means of […]

Disabled Refuge Systems from AFSS 2018-02-19T17:08:32+00:00
11 05, 2014

Emergency Lighting from AFSS

2018-02-19T17:11:22+00:00

EMERGENCY LIGHTING – CLEARLY SAFER

Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting for escape is a fundamental part of many fire safety measures. Providing a means of lighting escape routes after power fails or when the way out is not clear can quite literally save lives, […]

Emergency Lighting from AFSS 2018-02-19T17:11:22+00:00
11 05, 2014

Fire Extinguishers from AFSS

2018-02-19T17:11:27+00:00

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS – KEEPING YOU SAFE

Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers are among the most familiar of firefighting devices available anywhere. This is with good reason as proper use of the correct fire extinguisher types can put out a small fire very quickly, and […]

Fire Extinguishers from AFSS 2018-02-19T17:11:27+00:00
11 05, 2014

Fire Alarm Systems from AFSS Ltd

2018-02-19T17:11:25+00:00

Fire Alarm Systems are Life Savers

Fire alarm systems, or fire detection and alarm systems to give the proper title, are invaluable and often legally required early defence against the outbreak of fire in a building. A correctly designed, installed, and maintained system is essential as it will ensure proper […]

Fire Alarm Systems from AFSS Ltd 2018-02-19T17:11:25+00:00
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