- Offices and retail stores
- Factories and warehouses
- Pubs, clubs and restaurants
- Schools and sports centres
- Hotels and private | HMO residential shared areas
Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, it is a legal requirement for owners, proprietors, duty managers and HMO landlords to ensure all building occupants and visitors are safe by supplying and maintaining the right type of fire extinguishers on site.
As BAFE accredited fire safety experts, our engineers can supply, install and service all types of approved fire extinguishers. Discover our full services below.
Fire Extinguisher Sales in Kent
Fire Categories and Fire ExtinguishersNot all fires are the same, and different types of fires can only be properly put out by the right type of fire extinguisher. It is essential for our fire experts to survey your business premises and identify product, processes, storage areas, transport and access points that may require specific fire extinguisher sets depending on potential fire categories:
- Class A Organic solids ( e.g. paper, wood, etc)
- Class B Flammable | Combustible liquids ( e.g. petrol, grease, oil, etc)
- Class C Flammable gasses
- Class D Burning metals
- Class Electrical fires* (caused by electrical equipment) *Indicated by symbol NOT letter
- Class F Fats ( Cooking fats and oils)
Which type of fire extinguisher do I need?It is essential to fight each class of fire with an extinguisher containing the correct type of extinguishing material. Each dedicated extinguisher is identified by a BS EN3 code, a legal compliance which specifies requirements for the construction of all portable fire extinguishers.
Kent Electrical & Fire can advise on and supply the right fire extinguishers for your premises.
|Type||BS EN 3 Colour Code||Fire Class|
|Water Mist||White and Red||A, F (suitable for B and C, electrical - if tested for non-conductivity|
|Foam||Red with Cream Panel above operating instructions||A, B, electrical - if tested for non-conductivity|
|Dry Powder||Red with Blue Panel above operating instructions||A, B, C, electrical|
|Carbon Dioxide||Red with Black Panel above operating instructions||B, electrical|
|Wet Chemical||Red with Yellow Panel above operating instructions||A, F (some also suitable for B)|
|Specialist Powder||Red with Blue Panel above operating instructions||D|
All fire extinguishers supplied by K.E.A.F. possess:
- Genuine BAFE (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) certification.
- BSI Kitemark to BS EN3 and a CE Mark.
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Fire Extinguisher Servicing in KentUnder the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, fire extinguishers must be suitably maintained yearly by an accredited professional, with appropriate training, experience and testing equipment. Not only is this a legal requirement, but it also ensures your fire safety equipment is in full working order should a fire break out on your premises.
All maintenance services delivered in Kent should adhere to British Standards BS 5306 to ensure fire extinguishers are fully functional and safe to use. As a BAFE (British Approvals for Fire Equipment) approved fire safety contractor, we provide fire extinguisher servicing and maintenance in Kent for ALL types of portable extinguishers, including:
PLEASE NOTE: Portable fire extinguishers should be serviced regularly by a BAFE engineer to comply with many insurance policy requirements for commercial premises.
Basic Servicing PlanAs part of our Basic Servicing Plan, we will service your fire extinguishers once a year as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Our qualified and professional fire technicians will advise you on the conditions of your fire extinguishers and give you tailored recommendations to ensure you are compliant with the latest Health & Safety regulations.
Upon satisfactory completion of a scheduled service, a maintenance label will be attached to all serviced extinguishers, stating:
- Service date
- Full weight
- Service engineer’s name
- Next scheduled service date
Extended Servicing PlanAs part of our Extended Servicing Plan, we will schedule a date to fully discharge and then recharge your fire extinguishers. This allows our fire engineers to check for complete operational capability to intended requirement. We will also carry out a full basic service.
Why choose Kent Electrical & Fire for your Fire Extinguisher Servicing in Kent?With over 25 years’ experience in fire protection, Kent Electrical & Fire can help Kent businesses maintain their fire protection equipment in line with the latest health & safety regulations. All our fire engineers are BAFE accredited, reliable, efficient and highly qualified.
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Kent Electrical and Fire can supply, install, service and test ALL types of portable fire extinguishers, recharges and refills.
Main areas covered in KentFrom our base in Margate, we cover all areas in Kent including:
- Romney Marsh.
- Herne Bay.
- Royal Tunbridge Wells.
- West Malling & East Malling.