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Fire Safety Risk in Business

A new study* has found that one in four European businesses are risking employee safety because of poorly maintained fire systems.

The survey revealed that one third (33%) of customers does not have an up-to-date fire detection record on site in accordance with the law.

However, 86% of customers from across the continent said they appreciated flexible, open protocol systems, which make integration and upgrading of new components easier.

Says Jamie Allam, Commercial Director of Amthal Fire & Security: "Obviously these are worrying statistics across Europe.  It is absolutely critical that businesses stay up to date when it comes to the assessment and maintenance of fire safety provision, not least with a duty of care to the staff employed and any visitors to a site.

"The consequences of falling short are not only detrimental with severe financial repercussions, but also legislative.  It is always better to be proactive and call a trusted installer to promote efficiency and optimum safety, who can offer advice on upgrade requirements and the very latest solutions available that meet the necessary regulations."

Amthal Fire & Security offers a free site survey to ensure any business has the right fire systems in place to protect staff and visitors to site.

"Survey conducted by Hockiki Europe.


Back to basic security and alarms are the premise to all good security.  Amthal will ensure a monitored alarm, or wireless security system can be tailored to your property to keep your assets and possessions safe and protected from any opportunist or professional criminal activity.



If you are responsible for business premises, an employer or self-employed with business premises, responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes, a charity or voluntary organisation or a contractor with a degree of control over any premises, you have a responsibility in relation to fire prevention!



As the world becomes more digital and buildings more intelligent, homeowners and businesses are looking at more efficient ways to secure buildings.  Access control enables you total control on who has access to your building. Locks and keys also allow you to secure your building, but when keys are lost or stolen, the inconvenience and expense of changing locks and re-issuing keys can be considerable.



CCTV Installation can let you know who is at your door, help prevent incidents and criminal activity and help protect people and property.  Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) works around the clock to help detect and deter crime, providing organisations with vital information.  Many existing users of CCTV installation are failing to realise the full potential of their system and the benefits it can provide.



Amthal's team of surveyors and system designers include individuals with industry experience of over two decades, combined with technology specialists who's purpose it is to keep up with the ever changing industry technology, products and integration.



We are regularly audited by the SSAIB & BAFE to ensure all systems we install meet current BS & EU industry standard requirements, Our experienced and skilled staff will deliver the design, installation and commissioning of the entire system.



Preventative service visits form part of our industries codes of practice and are essential to ensure your electronic fire & security systems work effectively when most required.  Amthal's service & maintenance contract customers receive priority response for all site and telephone support 24 hours a day 365 days a year.



Amthal partners with EMCS, the UK's leading independent alarm receiving centre.  EMCS is approved by the security industry governing bodies NACOSS and BSIA to BS5979 and ISO9000. Their monitoring environment is resistant to any possible attack or power failures.  All incoming telephone calls are responded to within 10 seconds!