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Fire Risk Assessments

A Fire Risk Assessment will consist of the following in Colour documentation:

  • Fire Safety Procedures. What to do in the event of a Fire, including Meeting Points
  • Sources of Ignition. Items stored out of bright sunlight.
  • Combustible Materials, Paper, Paint etc.
  • Persons at Risk. Staff, Tenants
  • Fire Safety Training.
  • Fire Detection & Warning Sounders
  • Weekly and Monthly Fire Drills, dependant on the type of property.
  • Means of Escape. Routes to Meeting Point
  • Weekly Testing of Break Glass Call Points, Where installed
  • Ensuring there are no Tripping Hazards, vacuum cleaners placed in cupboards etc
  • Portable Appliance and electrical Testing. Please see our certification page.
  • Signs and Notices, including No Smoking within the Building
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Doors and Intumescent seals. What are they?

Fire Safety Law & Guidance

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (commonly called the RRO), effective from 1st of October 2006, applies to all workplace premises in England and Wales and requires that:

The Responsible person at any premise must have a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment carried out by a competent person*

Appropriate risk-based Fire Training must also be carried out on a regular basis, by a competent person under the guidance of a manager or senior member of staff.

The definition of competent is where a person has had sufficient training and or knowledge to carry out this role.