04 September 2019
Electrical wiring in Baptist churches
Electricity in churches has the potential to cause fire and other risks to health and safety. There are a number of key factors to consider that will help to keep your church safe.
Fires in churches can cause damage and interruption to church activities. Our fire safety tips can help you identify hazards and minimise the risk of fire.
There are many variables that can contribute to causing fires in churches but the main culprits tend to be:
Regular checks of church electrical wiring and heating systems will help you catch problems before they become serious. Our fire safety guidance gives details of how often these checks should be made.
There are some simple, practical actions you can take to minimise the risk of a fire breaking out in your church.
Services and bookings by outside user groups will have to be held elsewhere. To avoid closing down through lack of facilities, it is a good idea to consider alternative locations for these activities. This will save time in the event of a serious incident.