Construction Site Fire Alarms

Construction Fire

Every year, the construction sites face financial losses caused by fire through damage to property, delays in projects and higher insurance premiums. Construction sites are especially high-risk, with many potential fire hazards, due to raw materials, heavy-duty machinery, and electrical wires often found on site. Moreover, without the correct fire safety precautions in place, fires can quickly spread.

Regardless of the size of your commercial premises, the need to protect against a devastating fire must be a top priority. To help mitigate against the risk of damage to property and ensure that all personnel are safe, it is beneficial to go beyond standard fire extinguishers and invest in wireless fire alarm systems.

Why Invest in Site Fire Alarms?

The Millennium fire detection system provides a simple yet effective solution for clients across the UK. Our wireless, battery-powered, radio-linked fire safety systems automatically detect heat and smoke. Our monitoring centre also provides 24/7 surveillance, ensuring total peace of mind, even when the construction site is closed.

Linking temporary fire alarms by cable is a source of frustration for both management and fire alarm engineers. Likewise, installing the cables is one challenge, but keeping them in place as work progresses is even more significant. As the project continues to develop and change, the original location of a fire alarm may no longer be suitable.

Wireless fire alarms are the best solution to overcome this hurdle, as they are cable-free and do not need to be fixed into the infrastructure of the construction site, making it very straightforward to move them around as the project progresses.

Temporary Fire Alarm System

The difference between standard fire alarms using cables and temporary site fire alarms is their radio technology. Temporary wireless alarms are adaptable and can be easily repositioned anywhere on the construction site without having to reprogram the circuitry and reinstall the cables. There is also no risk of a worker accidentally catching on one of the wires, preventing another health and safety hazard.

Millennium Security supply and install site fire alarms across the UK, offering a complete, end-to-end service. Contact us today on 01234 825 522 to learn more about our temporary fire alarm system and how it works together with fire extinguishers and fire blankets to better protect your workers.

How Can a Large-Scale Construction Site be Protected from Fire?

On a larger building site, fire extinguishers are limited, and wiring fire alarms is generally not feasible, making networked wireless radio-linked alarms extremely useful. With a single control panel, you can connect multiple call points, ensuring the entire site is protected from fire.

Some construction sites are enormous, making communication difficult. With a wireless fire alarm, a message can be wirelessly transmitted from one side of the site to the other in just a few seconds. The call point locations do not need to be within range of the central control, as they can simply pass the message along the line, which is ideal for larger building sites with a limited number of fire extinguishers.

The networked system is easy to use and provides warnings, ensuring that workers in each area are alerted as soon as an issue is detected. The state-of-the-art system can also tell you exactly which temporary fire alarm has been activated, which one is running low on battery power, and whether any have become disconnected, giving you complete operational oversight on your building site.

Moreover, the test function for our safety equipment facilitates a quick weekly procedure, ensuring your health and safety measures stay up to scratch. Contact us today at 01234 825 522 for a non-obligatory survey for your temporary site fire alarms.

Radio Interlinked Fire Alarms With End-To-End Service

Our fire safety service starts with a bespoke survey by one of our dedicated consultants. They will seek to understand your challenges and security requirements and then oversee the delivery, installation, and training of our construction site fire alarm systems. This would include replacing any existing wired systems.

Installation, regular maintenance checks and decommissioning are undertaken by a Millennium Security engineer, who can also easily add or remove your fire and smoke alarm units as part of our end-to-end safety equipment service.

All our systems comply with the Joint Code of Practice (JCOP) for the construction industry and protecting procedures for empty buildings. This code is produced by the FPA (Fire Protection Association) for all fire safety products.

Millennium Security is a leading UK provider of construction site security solutions, including biometric access control, advanced CCTV systems and other wireless technology. To protect your projects from avoidable risks, contact us on 01234 825 522 for more information, or fill out the contact form to book a bespoke, no-obligation site survey.