We have created a series of product related videos designed to help you make informed purchases when investing in fire safety equipment or services. We also offer advice on how to make best use of equipment already purchased, such as information on maintaining smoke alarms, and detailed guides on how to install fire escape ladders.
Our knowledge and experience has helped us create these informative videos. Designed to address common questions related to some of our most popular products, the videos in this section contain a wealth of information. Just click on any image to watch a video.
A short introduction to the new FireAngel ST-750 Thermoptek smoke alarm.
An introduction to the FireAngel WST-630 wireless Thermoptek smoke alarm.
How does an optical smoke alarm detect smoke and where in your house should you install one?
You should never leave a burning candle unattended...
What is FireAngels W-Safe 2 technology?
A short video explaining digital LCD screens on carbon monoxide detectors.
What are the benefits of products with extended warranties?
In the event of a fire you should get out and stay out!
Cooking food when you have been drinking is never a good idea...
What is the FireAngel Thermoptek sensing technology and why do I need it?
A short video guide on where and how to install a FireAngel ST-620 Thermoptek smoke alarm.
What are the benefits of buying a smoke or CO detector fitted with long-life lithium batteries?
How does an ionisation smoke alarm detect smoke and where in your house should you install these kinds of smoke alarm?
Why choose a smoke alarm with a built-in escape light?
Guidance on where and how to install a FireAngel CO-9X carbon monoxide detector.
Smoke and CO alarms should be tested and comply with BS EN performance standards.
The Evac+Chair has been the industry standard evacuation chair since 1982. This video gives guidance on how to use these devices.
The Evac+Chair is the original evacuation chair and still the industry standard since 1982.
Ei140 Series Alarms
How to remove an Ei144 heat alarm from its base without an electrician.
A simple guide to testing your smoke alarms. Make sure you and your family remain protected.
How to safely replace an Ei146 optical smoke alarm making use of a convenient easichange kit.
How to safely remove an Ei141 ionisation smoke alarm from its base plate.
Replacing the back-up battery in your mains powered Ei146 optical smoke alarm.
How to change the back-up battery in an Ei141 ionisation smoke alarm.
Quickly and easily remove an Ei146 optical smoke alarm from the ceiling.
This video shows you how to renew the back-up battery in an Ei144 heat alarm.
Replace the head on an Ei141 ionisation smoke alarm using an easichange kit.
How easy it is to change the head of an Ei144 heat alarm with an easichange kit.
Ei150 Series Alarms
How to remove an Ei156 optical smoke alarm from its base without damaging the mounting plate.
How to safely replace an Ei156 optical smoke alarm making use of the existing base and wiring.
Removing an Ei151 ionisation smoke alarm from its base plate safely and quickly.
How to easily and safely remove an Ei154 heat alarm from the ceiling.
Safely and easily replace an Ei151 ionisation smoke alarm head using our easichange tool.
How easy it can be to safely replace the head unit of an Ei154 heat alarm yourself.
Ei160 Series Alarms
How simple it is to safely remove an Ei161 ionisation smoke alarm from the ceiling.
How to remove an Ei166 optical smoke alarm head from its base plate.
Removing an Ei164 heat alarm from its base plate quickly and easily.
Easichange kits make it simple to replace an Ei161 ionisation smoke alarm.
How simple it is to replace an Ei166 optical smoke alarm head using an easichange kit.
How an Easichange kit can make replacing the head unit of an Ei164 heat alarm quick and simple.
A simple guide to testing your smoke alarms. Make sure you and your family remain protected.
The many features and benefits of radio-interlinking smoke and heat alarms.
A simple guide to radio-interlinking smoke alarms from the Ei3100RF series.
How to radio-interlink Ei3100RF series smoke alarms with an Ei407 manual call point.
Instructions on how to house code the Kidde Slick RF smoke and heat alarms.
Smoke and Heat Alarm Accessories
When to use self-adhesive sticky pads for installation of smoke or heat alarms.
Kidde Mains Powered Alarms
How to safely replace the back-up battery in a Kidde 4973 optical smoke alarm.
See how to change the back-up battery in your Kidde 4870 ionisation smoke alarm.
How to quickly and easily change the back-up battery in a Kidde 4899 heat alarm.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms
Where a carbon monoxide alarm should be installed to be most effective.
An introduction to the selection of Kidde and Ei Electronics carbon monoxide detectors we sell.
Britannia P50 Service-Free Fire Extinguishers
A demonstration of the visual inspection process for service-free fire extinguishers.
The key features and benefits of P50 service-free fire extinguishers in relation to your business.
How the Britannia P50 service-free extinguishers will save you time and money.
Britannia's service-free foam extinguisher being safely used on a live electrical equipment fire.
Water Mist Fire Extinguishers
The stunning difference in performance between traditional and water mist extinguishers.
A demonstration of how effective water mist fire extinguishers are on clothing fires.
The amazing effectiveness of water mist fire extinguishers on Christmas tree fires.
Fire Door Retainers
How the Dorgard fire door retainer will help you avoid the illegal wedging open of fire doors.
This video will show you step-by-step how to correctly install a Dorgard fire door holder.
A short video demonstrating the installation of an Agrippa door holder.
Fire Door Closers
A detailed video showing the installation of a Freedor free-swing door closer on the pull side of a fire door.
A short video demoonstrating how to install the Agrippa door closer.
An introduction to the Agrippa door closer and Agrippa door holder.
A detailed video showing the installation of a Freedor free-swing door closer on the push side of a fire door.
Installation of the Briton 2320B.T Cam Action Overhead Door Closer
A short video demonstrating the Selectrite MK2 Fire Door Co-ordinator.
Fire Escape Ladders
A comprehensive guide showing how to install a Modum fixed fire escape ladder.
A visual guide to assembling the Rollo ladder hooks.
A thorough guide to the installation of our premium Saffold fixed fire escape ladder.
Installation of the Saffold ladder release station is made easy with this thorough walkthrough.
An explanation of the difference between maintained and non-maintained emergency lighting.
A demonstration of the Hospital Aids Ski Pad in use.
A demonstration of how the AlbacMat Evacuation Stretcher is used in real life.
A short video demonstrating the Hospital Aids Ski Sheet Evacuation Sheet.
A short video demonstrating the Spectrum Healthcare ResQmat.
A short video demonstrating the Spectrum Healthcare Ski Sled.
Passive Fire Protection
A short video demonstrating the usage of Astroflame fire resistant batt.
The installation procedure for surface-mounted fire and smoke seals. A step by step guide.
A short video comparing a two Christmas tree fires; one coated with 3-2-1 spray and one without.
Demonstration video showing where rebated fire door seals are fitted on a fire door.
A short video showing the installation of an Astroflame fire rated luminaire cover.
A short video showing how Astroflame luminaire canopies are used.
A short video showing how to install the thermal pipe sleeves from Astroflame.
Installation of the Astroflame Intumescent Duct Sleeve
First Aid & Defibrillators (AEDs)
A brief demonstration of the Powerheart G5 Automatic External Defibrillator.
A St John Ambulance trainer explains the essentials of a first aid kit.
An introduction to the range of first aid kits, supplies and equipment offered by Safelincs.
Automatic Fire Suppression
A short animated video showing the features of the Redetec 19" Rack Mounted Automatic Fire Suppression Unit.
Fire and Security Safes and Boxes
A short video showing the features and benefits of the First Alert 2037 Fire and Waterproof Chest.
A short video showing what can be stored in the First Alert FA2013FE Fire and Waterproof chest.
A short video showing the features and benefits of the First Alert 2017FE Fire and Waterproof Deed Box (A4).
A short video showing what can fit inside the First Alert FA2011F fireproof chest.
A short videos showing the features and benefits of the First Alert 2017FE A4 fire and waterproof chest.
The key benefits and features of portable fireproof chests.
An explanation of the key features and benefits of fireproof safes.
A short video showing how to operate the Burton Firesec 460 & 1060 safes
A short comparison of the Blazepak Fireproof Bag against generic fireproof bags available from other online sellers.
A short video of the Phoenix 0998ECD - Drop Safe for Church Collection Bags
This video shows the correct use of Dräger PARAT escape hood in the Soft Pack version, including donning, filter replacement and mounting options.
This video shows the correct use of Dräger PARAT escape hood in the Hard Case version, including donning, filter replacement, carrying and mounting options.
This video shows how to open and use the different PARAT escape hood packaging versions.
This video shows the correct use of Dräger PARAT escape hood in the Single Pack version.
A short video demonstrating how to set the theft stopper and what happens when it is activated.
Fire Alarm Accessories
A short video demonstrating how to reset the Apollo XP95 manual call point after activation.
A short video demonstrating how to reset the KAC Sav-Wire Surface Mounted Indoor Manual Call Point after activation.
A short video showing the Exit Stopper in action
A short video showing how to use the circular keybox and how to replace the glass after use.
A short video demonstrating how to use a pump gauge tester to check that a fire extinguisher pressure gauge is functional.
Fire Risk Assessments in Churches
Church buildings require fire risk assessment to highlight potential fire safety
and to ensure congregations are safe. The fire risk assessment (FRA) can be carried
out by the church warden or other church members, as long as they have received
some basic fire risk assessment training. Knowing the steps involved in a fire
risk assessment helps to decide whether you can accomplish
the FRA yourself or whether it is time to seek
Safelincs has created a series of guidance videos to help you should you carry
out the FRA yourself.
How to recognise sources of ignition when conducting a fire risk assessment within a church.
Identifying common flammable materials when performing a fire risk assessment within a church.
How to help safeguard people at risk by carrying out a fire risk assessment within a church.
How to formulate an escape plan in relation to your church's fire risk assessment.
What to look for in relation to fire exits when conducting a fire risk assessment within a church.
Accounting for unsupervised visitors when carrying out fire risk assessments in churches.
The importance of identifying potential arson risks when conducting a fire risk assessment on a church.
Key points to consider when analysing emergency lighting as part of a fire risk assessment within a church.
The importance of contemplating general fire safety procedures in relation to your church's fire risk assessment.
Identifying potential issues related to fire doors when carrying out a fire risk assessment within a church.
What to look for in regards to fire-fighting equipment when conducting a fire risk assessment within a church.
The specific needs of churches in relation to fire detection systems and your fire risk assessment.
Understanding the importance of testing fire equipment and how this relates to your church's fire risk assessment.
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