Public firework displays are enjoyable and spectacular events. However, organisers need to ensure that they are safe occasions too.
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.
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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.
Candles pose a particular fire risk, especially at certain times of the year, such as Christmas, so it’s wise to revisit your risk assessment procedures.