BOC installs FireSafe oxygen arrestors


BOC Healthcare has installed FireSafe oxygen arrestors throughout Portsmouth’s Queen Alexandra Hospital in the UK, as part of an extensive fire prevention programme implemented by Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Queen Alexandra Hospital has recently undergone a major extension – the new facilities opened for business on 15th June this year.

The new hospital has 1,400 beds and its Emergency Department treats over 100,000 patients a year – making it one of the busiest in the UK.

The Trust’s Fire Safety Advisor had identified the bedside supply of oxygen as one area which needed upgrading. He recommended that all the outlets in the wards be fitted with oxygen arresters to prevent the spread of fire.

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