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Posted 03 May 2019

Supporting PAS7: the ‘gold standard’ in Fire Risk Management Systems

Until recently, no holistic management system existed for fire safety in non-domestic buildings.

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When it comes to fire risk management, TLJ has got your back

Until recently, no holistic management system existed for fire safety in non-domestic buildings. This was a huge oversight, as the risk from fire is often governed more by the quality of fire risk management than the level of fire protection. Indeed, it is failures in fire risk management, rather than in the design of premises or fire protection measures, that are likely to be the biggest factors in multiple fatality fires.

Introducing PAS7

To help address this, the PAS7 fire risk management system was developed. It helps organisations implement a clear, formally documented system to reduce their fire risk through the “plan, do, check, act” model. Safeguarding employees, customers, property and assets it can also minimise the impact of fire on business continuity.

The role of Certifire

Here at TLJ we are committed to designing-in fire safety to all our locks and access control products. In affirmation of this, we have achieved Certifire accreditation on our core range of electronic locks.

Certifire is an independent third-party certification scheme that assures performance, quality, reliability and traceability of fire protection products. Recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide, it is an internationally respected mark of fire safety and one of the most authoritative in the industry.

Currently the highest level of fire safety certification available for electronic locks, Certifire demonstrates our commitment to safety as a mandatory core value of our business. It provides our customers with peace of mind that they are buying locks of the utmost integrity and supports those working towards PAS7 certification.

PAS7 in action

TLJ customer, Liberty Living, has recently become the first student housing provider to be awarded PAS7. Like us, “Putting Safety First” is at the heart of everything they do, and central to their role as a leading player in the student sector. PAS7 official recognition is testament to Liberty’s commitment to, and significant investment in, fire safety – an ethos we thoroughly endorse.

Paul Mullins, CEO of Liberty Living, said:

We are absolutely thrilled to receive this important fire safety certification and are particularly pleased to be the first in our sector to achieve this status – a reflection of how highly we prioritise fire safety for our students.

TLJ helping you towards PAS7

When it comes to fire risk management, actions speak louder than words. That’s why TLJ are inviting you speak with us, whether you are actively working towards PAS7 or you simply want to be certain that your electronic locks are up to scratch in this vital area. We’re even prepared to put our money where our mouth is and offer on-site health checks of your locks, completely free of charge.

To take advantage, or discover more about our range of Certifire approved access control, call us on 01482 830334 or email reducemyrisk@tljlimited.com

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