Community Safety Officer fits smoke alarm to the ceiling

Book a Home Safety Visit

Knowing how to reduce the risk of fire in your home is an important part of living safe and well. We offer free Home Safety Visits to any Essex resident. If you do not have working smoke alarms, or have working smoke alarms but would like more information about how to live safely and securely at home, book one of our free visits today.

Our Services

By booking a Home Safety Visit you’re making sure your home is checked over by a fire safety specialist who will also talk to you about your individual needs and safety concerns. The easiest way to book a visit, either for you or someone you know, is to use our online booking form or call our Home Safety Team. 

The service we offer includes:

  • Smoke alarms
  • Sensory smoke alarms for the hearing impaired
  • Advice on home fire safety
  • Health & Wellbeing check & referral if required
  • Electrical hazards, kitchen safety & safety in the home
  • Advice around cost of living
  • Crime prevention advice
  • Advice around carbon monoxide & gas safety
  • Fire retardant bedding
  • Assessment for a Portable Misting Unit for most ‘at risk’ & vulnerable residents
  • Training for carers

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