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Fire extinguisher add

by Mark Rowe

The Plymouth-based security firm Securi-Guard has employed an extra engineer in response the contractor says to an increasing workload in fire extinguisher maintenance – one of two new appointments at the company.

Ed Hillier – who is qualified to industry standards under BAFE, the independent registration body for the fire protection industry – has been brought in to assist the servicing team meet the demands of maintaining an extra 2,500 extinguishers under a new contract with Plymouth City Council.

Under the terms of the Building Maintenance, Repair and Refurbishment Framework, Securi-Guard is now responsible for the supply, monitoring and maintenance of the portable fire extinguishers, fire systems, intruder alarms, CCTV, access control and emergency lighting at council buildings.

Meanwhile, Adam Callaghan has been promoted to the role of Service Team Manager. Ed (foreground) and Adam are pictured. Ed will also work with Securi-Guard’s fire and security sales team to assist in promotion of the company’s fire extinguisher service.

Ed said: “This is an opportunity to use my extensive knowledge and expertise to effectively deliver fire extinguisher maintenance, which is a key element of Securi-Guard’s fire and security services. I am looking to build on the company’s success in this area of the business.”

He is one of a team of nine fire and security engineers who work under newly promoted Adam Callaghan in the servicing department. Adam’s a former supervisor who has been with Securi-Guard for the past six years.

“Having worked as an engineer myself for a number of years I know how important it is to ensure we meet the needs and aspirations of our clients in a professional manner,” said Adam.

“It can be quite a logistical challenge at times making sure our engineers are in the right place at the right time, but it is one I really enjoy, as well as dealing with our customers each day.” Visit: www.securi-guard.co.uk

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