Information on the types of cladding and the issues they can raise.
Arson poses a major security challenge for church communities. Fires are often started by arsonists, or by thieves concealing their crime, and sadly, churches are often viewed as a soft target.
Public firework displays are enjoyable and spectacular events. However, organisers need to ensure that they are safe occasions too.
Some dry powder extinguishers can cause extensive damage if used in the wrong environment. Caution is required when using them.
According to the London Fire Brigade*, in the last nine-year period there has been a 900% increase in fires of an electrical origin.
Thanks to increasingly high standards of wiring and installation, electrical systems are now generally safer than ever. However, the use of electricity in churches still has the potential to cause considerable damage to property and serious personal injury.