Fire Alarms

A serious fire can have huge implications on your business - both emotional and financial. As a business owner you not only want to avoid any business disruption, but you also have a duty of care to protect your staff and any visitors to your premises.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 which covers all premises used for non-domestic purposes (with a few small exceptions) states that every business must have a designated ‘Responsible Person’ whose job it is to make sure certain duties are carried out, and that action is taken to both prevent fires and prevent injury or death if a fire actually occurs.

The consequences of not ensuring adequate fire protection are prosecution, fines or even imprisonment.

Having a robust fire alarm system installed and maintained by a supplier with a proven track record is a simple step towards fire protection and peace of mind.


The Meritas Fire Alarm Service:

Meritas Fire and Security are experts in system design, installation and maintenance.  By working to the strictest BAFE Standards and BS5839 our expert fire alarm engineers will support all your commercial fire alarm system requirements.

New installations, upgrades and maintenance to existing fire alarm systems can also be supported.  Every fire safety project is carefully managed, and a programme agreed with you throughout.

The British Standards (BS5839 Part 1:2016) recommend that your Fire Detection and Alarm System is maintained by a competent company twice a year (sometimes four times a year in special circumstances).


Meritas Fire Alarm Systems include:

Non-addressable fire alarm systems - cost effective protection for many businesses, including small offices, shops and restaurants.  Connected to compatible devices, the fire alarm control panel will indicate the activated zone for the location of the fire incident.

Addressable fire alarm systems - fire alarm control panels will provide the exact location of the activated device which is invaluable when planning the safest escape route.  Programmable features within the addressable fire control panel makes for an intelligent and powerful system for public buildings, offices and large buildings.

Wireless fire alarm systems - commercial fire alarm systems for properties where cabling of equipment is not desirable

Interfacing fire alarm systems - Access control doors can be interfaced with the fire alarm system to enable the access control system to each door to be disengaged in the event of a fire alarm activation. Integration with access control systems also enables an emergency fire evacuation list to be automatically printed out of high-speed fire printer upon activation of the fire alarm.


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