Investing in health and safety for your business can help to keep your team, premises and stock well protected. Fire safety is especially important, as without it it could have a detrimental effect on all of those involved. Fire shutters can be a great addition to your fire safety for many reasons, which we will explore below.
Types of Fire Shutters
There are three key types of fire shutters which can benefit your business. When enquiring about a fire shutter, always complete thorough research or ask your suppliers for advice to ensure you choose the right solution fit for your requirements.
Insulated Fire Shutters allow combustible materials to be stored from a set distance away from fires increasing floor space and reducing the chances of compartmental fire spread. It can also help the Fire Service in the event of a fire, by allowing safe access from a set distance from the fire source.
Industrial Fire Shutters are made with a focus on stopping compartmental fire spreading up to a maximum size and offer a time period of fire integrity.
Commercial Fire Shutters are specifically designed for server, office and commercial applications. They can be larger in size if needed and offer a time period of fire integrity. Their compact bracket, size guide and canopy design can provide a sleek looking unobtrusive fire barrier when closed.
Benefits of Fire Shutters
The importance of fire safety is very clear, especially when it comes to protecting your team, property and products. Fire shutters are vertical fire barriers which are designed and installed to protect escape routes and prevent the spread of a fire in your premises.
If you are interested in installing fire shutters, but are wondering if they are worth the investment, here are there key benefits:
⦁ Fire shutters can help to keep your team and property safe in the event of a fire.
⦁ Fire resistant shutters are designed to withstand fire damage, meaning they can help to compartmentalise rooms and contain the fire when drawn downwards.
⦁ Some fire shutter models can also be beneficial for security reasons, to reduce the risk of break ins, as they can be quite heavy.
Installing a Fire Shutter for Your Business
If you are interested in installing fire shutters onto your premises, UK Rapid Door Systems are here to help. You can view product specifications of their fire shutters and enquire about installations with them, just visit their website.