Following the well-publicised spate of fires within the waste and wood recycling sectors in the last few years the Environment Agency (EA) have been changing their regulatory approach to licence holders. The EA has been insisting companies implement increasingly stringent measures involving reducing stockpile sizes as a way of reducing the risk that a fire [...]
There are an almost unlimited number of uses for high quality interlocking blocks – provided the manufacturer is not using recycled materials and is manufacturing the blocks to a recognised standard. Some of these uses are discussed below – Push walls Interlocking ‘’lego’’ type blocks are generally cast at least 600mm thick and provided they [...]
On 28th September 2014 fire-fighters were called to a fire at a building site at Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough after reports that 20 large plastic sewerage pipes had deliberately been set alight. The blaze resulted in the streets surrounding the site having to be cordoned off after the area was blanketed in a cloud of [...]
With an increasing number of fires occurring at waste and recycling facilities across the UK, there’s a growing need for firms to take a more proactive approach to their fire risk management and to develop more sophisticated disaster recovery plans.