Current procedures and advice as of 17.03.2020, updated 07.04.2020.
C&M response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
At C&M Fire Alarms we are taking recent events very seriously and have plans and preparations in place to help both customers and staff.
We are adopting Health & Safety measures for all our engineers and staff working on-site.
Some installation work will be postponed, however much of our work is safety-critical. We are aiming for the majority of our work which is scheduled, to take place as normal
C&M Fire Alarms install and service alarms for much of the high risk and vulnerable sectors including Schools, Nurseries, Care Home and Nursing Homes in Sussex, Surrey and surrounding areas.
As a precaution and for safeguarding our staff are:
- Wearing disposable gloves when visiting and interacting with property
- Maintaining a safe distance when interacting with customers
- Establishing clean routines to complete works
- Using antibacterial hand wash, which all engineers carry, when necessary
- Using soap and water at the end of a visit or call-out
- Customers are not required to sign our Job Sheets. We will take client details and add C-19 as a reference.
These procedures are being reviewed daily and this is, currently, our best view. C&M Fire Alarms care very much about the health, safety and welfare of all our staff, employees and in effect carry this onto our large client base. C&M Fire Alarms are covering all of Sussex, Surrey, London, Berkshire, Essex, Norfolk, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Kent from our main office in Horsham, West Sussex.
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You can find additional information and Coronavirus guidance through the BAFE website: www.bafe.org.uk/bafe-coronavirus-latest-news
and how the following are classed as key activities in relation to the fire sector:
Fire Industry-specific advice via the FIA (Fire Industry Association) website: www.fia.uk.com/news/latest-covid-update-specific-to-the-fire-industry
In addition to the government stating those working in the fire industry and services are classed as key workers, which can be found on the GOV website: