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 “Are you up to scratch with your Fire Risk Assessment?”

Operate from a building that is not a single private dwelling in England and Wales?

Then a fire risk assessment is a must. 

This includes shops, offices, factories, pubs, common areas of flats…even scout huts!

What’s more, if you employ 5 or more persons, are licensed under any enactment or have an Alterations Notice on the building, you must keep a written record of the significant findings of the fire risk assessment and any persons especially at risk.  This must be available for inspection by the Local Authority, should they wish to view it.

This may sound daunting, but in reality, with the right guidance, it’s very straight forward.

Do you have small and simple premises?

In small, simple premises, Fire Risk Assessments can be carried out by the occupier following Government guidance. Click here for more information. https://www.gov.uk/workplace-fire-safety-your-responsibilities/fire-risk-assessments

Do you have a larger and more complex premises?

If your building is:

  • Of a large size or multiple floors
  • Complex, for example, multiple occupancy, convoluted escape routes or basements
  • Slept in overnight by you, your staff or paying guests

Then you may need to employ a competent Fire Risk Assessor to carry out the fire risk assessment on your behalf. We are here to help you navigate through the process, with successful outcomes.

Why not opt for Simply Safer to complete your Fire Risk Assessment.

You’ll get:

  • An onsite inspection of all accessible areas to identify any potential risks or threats
  • A written report, including photographs recording all significant findings
  • Advice and suggestions to reduce your risks that are cost effective and compliant.

You can rest assured that you are working with a professional that is fully qualified and skilled, with Local Authority experience, well versed in finding and putting in place remedies across all types of premises, with an array of private national clients, as well as being an Associate Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.

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