Which type of alarm do I need ?
who manufacturer branded “systems”. Your choice of alarm maintenance companies is VERY restricted, and thus often excruciatingly expensive for parts, call outs and upgrades. BS 5839 Part 1 Graded into M, P or L types M Type alarms M, stands for Manual alarms, requires a Human to activate the alarm. Automatic detection can be added as a supplementary extra if required by the responsible person / owner. P type alarms P, stands for property protection, the design of the alarm would have the manual call points and automatic detection. Graded according to the risk assessment requirements P1 to P5. L type alarms L, stands for life protection, the design of the alarm would include a mixture of manual and automatic detection. L grade alarms are the most common, and are often fitted to sleeping accommodation. Graded according to the risk assessment requirements L1 to L5 You should only need to have an alarm fitted every ten to thirty years, make it a good one. Call for a chat or to arrange a no obligation FREE site survey and quotation. Call 0800 092 40 21 ask for Marc or Robert
Working with Cornwall Fire and Rescue
to help keep you safe and ‘false alarm free’