Fire Risk Assessment
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Fire Risk Assessment

Fire risk assessment

Whether you have an existing fire safety risk assessment in place or not, the well trained fire assessors can help.

The comprehensive fire risk assessments cover a range of commercial properties including shops, offices, colleges, restaurants, night clubs, factories, hotels and hospitals. These are only a few of the locations where the team can provide their services.

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

All commercial premises with 5 employees or more will need a written assessment. Even if the business in question only has one employee, a fire risk assessment 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 premise. 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 reviewed your business premises you will receive a comprehensive report with their observations, recommendations and action plan.

The knowledgeable fire risk assessors provide reports 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 in the UK, a service can be provided with noticeable discounts for multiple properties requiring fire risk assessment.

Fire Risk Assessments

Fire safety risk assessments 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 start a fire at your commercial property and what materials can 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 implementing 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 found 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 workforce should be instructed and trained. Fire risk assessments 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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FAQ's

Is a fire risk assessment for my business a legal obligation?

since the introduction of the fire safety order in x the law requires every commercial premises 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 as it is proof that the work has been carried out.

How often should a risk assessment for fire be undertaken?

the law requires that the fire risk assessment for your commercial property be reviewed on a regular basis although there is no set frequency. the fire risk assessor will suggest 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 be done by the employee?

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

Will I have to shut down my business during a fire risk assessment?

you will not have to shut down your business when the fire risk assessor comes. however during fire risk assessments, they will need access to all areas of the premises alongside a meeting with the person responsible for overseeing workplace fire safety.

Recent Enquires

require fire risk assessment for building

Sarah

hi I am looking for a quote please for someone to carry out a full fire risk assessment on my workplace thanks

Jenna

fire risk assessment of common ways shared by two leasehold flats. I have requested this before but didnt get a reply?please let me know if you are not able to do this. thank you

Julie

i am the manager of the countess of derby almshouses in boxgrove. these are made up of 19 flats. could you please let me know how much it would cost to carry out a risk assessment on the property, thank you, jennie

Jennie