Home Safety Week 2020

Home Safety Week encourages people to assess the needs of their homes and ensure they have adequate alamrs for their needs. For those most vulnerable groups Fire and Rescue Services can assist with specific advice for the indivdual and, if required, fit smoke detection and some fire and rescue service may be able to install CO detection too. Alarms save lives and in the event of a fire or carbon monoxide (CO) incident they can provide precious time to escape.

CEDA and HETAS collaborate on new guidance

CEDA and HETAS collaborate on new guidance Solid fuel fired catering equipment has seen a huge increase in popularity in the last couple of years. HETAS has spent the last 18 months in close collaboration with ceda to produce some much-needed industry guidelines. These guidelines are in harmony with the latest version of DW172, the Read More…

Test your Carbon Monoxide alarms

Test your Carbon Monoxide alarms! Also known as ‘Test it Tuesday’ – Always test your carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. We advise you to test your alarms at least once a month on a day you are likely to remember. Please refer to your manufacturer’s instructions for specific Read More…

Katie Sweep Video

Katie Sweep Video HETAS Approved Chimney Sweep Katie Sweep has been working with Honeywell and HV Skan to produce a number of promotional videos on the correct installation and placement of the Honeywell range of smoke alarms. Keeping your family safe by fitting a “Smoke Alarm” has been the message for almost 4 decades… Although Read More…

Which? Carbon Monoxide Alarm Testing

Which? CO Alarm Testing HETAS and The Council of Gas Detection and Environmental Monitoring (CoGDEM) are urging customers to purchase audible carbon monoxide (CO) alarms from well-known and recognised brands after a recent Which? report revealed a number of cheap and imported CO alarms to be unsafe and unreliable. Which? recently put a number of Read More…