Latest News From K5
June 17th, 2013
There is not much benefit for an organisation to invest in evacuation equipment if the members of their team are not trained to use it properly. It could even make the situation worse because this equipment could give the people a false sense of security. It is vital to not only purchase the appropriate evacuation equipment but also have staff members who know how to use it. K5 is a company that specialises in evacuation chairs and access products, and we are also able to provide training so that users are fully up to speed on how to use these items. Read the rest of this entry »
May 29th, 2013
With any building, whether it’s a residential property, a hotel, a school, a commercial or industrial property, whatever its use, health and safety is always a top priority. And when it comes to the evacuation procedure you need to ensure that everyone has been accounted for, particularly any employees or residents who suffer from mobility problems and who will need assistance upon evacuation. Read the rest of this entry »
May 7th, 2013
When it comes to making improvements to your premises, particularly when they relate to health and safety there are certain regulations you should adhere to in order to ensure the safety of all visitors and staff.
If you’re looking to install permanent wheelchair ramps there are certain recommendations you should consider: Read the rest of this entry »
May 7th, 2013
We all know the importance of providing easy and safe access for all visitors and staff at every business or commercial property. However, what are our responsibilities when it comes to the car park? What are the legal requirements for disabled parking spaces?
If your business provides car parking for staff and visitors then it will be subject to several duties you must adhere to. Here are answers to a few common questions relating to the obligations expected: Read the rest of this entry »
April 5th, 2013
If you enter any city in the country you will see high rise buildings popping up everywhere, whether they’re going to be student flats, offices or even hotels. Whatever their purpose every single one of those building will need a comprehensive evacuation procedure in place immediately. The building will need to be equipped with all the latest evacuation chairs, Stairmasters and accessories to ensure the safe evacuation of the entire building in case of an emergency. Read the rest of this entry »
March 28th, 2013
Here at K5 we are taking on new projects all the time and are always looking for new challenges for our expert team to get stuck into. Recently we have taken on one of our biggest contracts yet with one of the leading companies in the world – Hilton Worldwide.
Hilton Worldwide is a global hospitality company with over 3,800 hotels in 91 countries. It covers those trademark Hilton Hotels and Resorts as well as the Double Tree brand, Embassy Suites, Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Hotels to name a few. Read the rest of this entry »
February 28th, 2013
When it comes to running a business – how successful you are will rely heavily on your reputation so it’s important you do everything you can to build a positive and strong reputation for your business within the industry. Here are three ways you can do just that: Read the rest of this entry »
February 18th, 2013
If someone were to ask if your business premises was completely disability friendly would you confidently be able to answer ‘yes’ to that question? You may think your property is fairly accessible to all and you may be confident you would be able to evacuate everyone in the case of an emergency but what about the exterior of your premises? Read the rest of this entry »
February 8th, 2013
The law states that every organisation is required to have a comprehensive evacuation plan in place in case of a fire or any other emergency situation. Every building whether it’s a hospital, school, hotel or retail premises, it must have a procedure in place to ensure the safe and efficient evacuation of everyone including staff, residents and customers. Read the rest of this entry »
January 31st, 2013
Every building property, whether it’s a supermarket, a hotel, a care home, a hospital, a retail shop or school, they all need to be disability friendly. Not only do they need to be accessible to everyone they also need to be able to get everyone out of the building safely and efficiently, regardless of their ability, in the event of an emergency. Read the rest of this entry »