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More than half of care homes fail fire safety inspection
Tuesday 5th March 2019
The Guardian website reports that London Fire Brigade warns of risk to elderly as 101 out of 177 premises are told to address safety concerns.
Dan Daly, London Fire Brigade Assistant Commissioner, said:
“To make a proper fire risk assessment you need to properly understand how fire can travel and develop, otherwise you’re just guessing your safety plan,”
“You wouldn’t let an underqualified surgeon operate on you, so why allow someone without the proper experience to undertake your fire risk assessment?”
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