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FAQ's

Is a fire risk assessment for my Matlock business required?

Since the introduction of the Fire Safety Order in 2005, the law requires every commercial premises in Matlock to have a fire risk assessment carried out. If 5 or more employees are at the workplace, the fire risk assessment must be in writing.

A written report is still advisable for smaller businesses requiring fire risk assessment in Matlock as it is proof that the work has been conducted.

How often should a risk assessment for fire in Matlock be carried out?

The law requires that the fire risk assessment for your Matlock business be reviewed on a regular basis although there is no set frequency. The fire risk assessor will recommend a review period which should be taken into account. The Fire and Rescue Service would expect most assessments to be reviewed annually.

Can a fire risk assessment in Matlock be completed by the employee?

Whilst this is possible, the current legalisation acknowledges that organisations have restricted resources such as staff and time. The fire risk assessors can undertake the fire risk assessment in Matlock on your behalf, whilst preparing any documentation so that you're legally compliant.

Will I have to close my business during a fire risk assessment in Matlock?

You will not have to close your business in Matlock when the fire risk assessor comes. However during fire risk assessments in Matlock, they will need access to all areas of the premises alongside a meeting with the person responsible for overseeing workplace fire safety.

Fire Risk Assessment Matlock

Fire risk assessment Matlock

Whether you have a current fire safety risk assessment in place or not, the expertly trained fire assessors in Matlock can help.

The fully compliant fire risk assessments in Matlock cover a range of commercial properties including shops, offices, colleges, restaurants, night clubs, warehouses, hotels and hospitals. These are just a few of the places where the team can provide their services.

This service is also carried out for property management companies, landlords and letting agencies. These individuals and organisations are legally required to have specific risk assessments in Matlock for flats, houses of multiple occupation, maisonettes, care homes, clinics, etc.

All commercial premises with 5 employees or more will require a written assessment. Even if the business in question only has one employee, a fire risk assessment in Matlock is required to be fully compliant with the law.

Fire risk assessments in England and Wales are a legal obligation as outlined in the regulatory reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 which is applicable to every commercial building. Similar requirements apply in Scotland under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, and in Northern Ireland under the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006.

After the fire assessor has visited your business premises you will receive a complete report with their observations, recommendations and action plan.

The knowledgeable fire risk assessors in Matlock provide guidelines that are tailored around your business activities and building. They will always give clear and justifiable reasons why a fire safety measure should be implemented in accordance with British Standards.

With service centres throughout the UK, a service can be provided with noticeable discounts for multiple properties requiring fire risk assessment.

Fire Risk Assessments Matlock

Fire safety risk assessments in Matlock consists of a 5 step check-list where the "responsible person" must carry out and regularly review a fire risk assessment of the business.

First, you need to identify what could ignite a fire at your business property and what materials would burn. You should also identify who is at risk during a fire and if they are especially vulnerable e.g. the elderly, disabled and children.

Evaluate the risk of a fire starting and reduce potential fire hazards. Protect people by appropriate fire fighting equipment and precautions e.g. fire detection and warning systems, emergency routes and exits.

You then need to create a record of the fire hazards noticed at your business properties and create an action plan in event of a fire starting. If you have 5 or more staff a written record must be kept.

The relevant members of your team should be instructed and trained. Fire risk assessments in Matlock for commercial organisations should be reviewed on a regular basis as the nature of your business can change over time, e.g. new work practices, significant increase in stock levels or experienced a fire recently.


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