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A group from Mercury's Fire Protection Business Unit recently completed a training day at our offsite fabrication centre in Newbridge, Co Kildare. 
Members of Fire Protection Business Unit complete annual training day in Newbridge, Co Kildare
Author: Cormac Byrne  /  4th Feb, 2020  /  QEHS

A group from Mercury’s Fire Protection Business Unit recently completed an annual training day at our offsite fabrication centre in Newbridge, Co Kildare.

Safety training practicals on the day included abrasive wheel, manual handling and mobile elevated work platform training.

Mercury is a world leader in the field of specialist Fire Protection services, and with over 40 years’ experience, our clients have the assurance that we can deliver all their needs to meet health & safety, legal, regulatory and insurance requirements.

As one of only a few companies certified to install water-based sprinkler, gas suppression and fire alarm systems, we provide our clients with unique solutions to meet their specific compliance requirements.

Safety training practicals on the day included abrasive wheel, manual handling and mobile elevated work platform training.

We have the in-house ability to deliver complex turnkey projects from planning and design right through to final handover, prioritising safety and quality for our clients and their stakeholders every time.

Commenting after the training day, Paul Murhpy, EHS Lead said: “Well done to all involved, it was good chance for everyone to meet up as the fire protection vans are constantly travelling the length and breadth of the country.

“Thanks to Paul Geraghty for making the trip out to conduct PAT testing on all the vans equipment and Sean McCarthy for use of the facilities.

“It was an enjoyable day for all involved.”

Health & Safety

We are dedicated to achieving the highest possible standards of Health & Safety. Safety is embedded in our DNA, it is the Mercury way – from design to construction, commissioning and handover – our safety processes ensure adequate coordination and communication to enable our projects to be constructed safely. Our team understand that by sticking to the safe coordinated plan we can guarantee that our team get home safely to their families at the end of every day.

Safety is personal and our team intervene proactively to ensure compliance day by day and hour by hour. We respect our workforce and they respect our management as an integrated team with a common goal – to get home safe each day. Through our Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) policies and procedures, we ensure an industry leading project delivery every time and most importantly – the safety and wellbeing of all our employees.

Design Capability

Due to the highly specialised and varied nature of fire protection systems, Mercury Fire Protection combine its own highly trained and experienced fire protection engineers with the very latest in-house computer software to develop fully integrated and coordinated 3D designs using the most up to date modelling and BIM techniques, based on internationally accepted standards. We can develop our designs to many different codes and standards including LPC, EN12845, FM Global, NFPA, VdS, ANPI, CNBOP, GOST, CEA 4001 and our LPS 1048 Level 4 Sprinkler Certification allows us to self-certify all our designs and installations without third party attendance.

Specialist Services Include:

  • Water-based Fire & Sprinkler Systems, Hose Reel and Hydrant systems
  • Water mist, Deluge, Foam Sprinkler and Dry Chemical systems
  • Gas Suppression and Hypoxic Oxygen Reduction systems
  • High-Risk Solutions and Special Hazards protection

Our Fire Protection Accreditations

  • International accreditation & ISO9001 certification
  • LPS 1048 Level 4 certification for Sprinkler Systems
  • LPS 1204 certification for Gas Suppression Systems
  • LPS1014 certification for Fire Alarm Systems

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