Fire Safety Regulations

Don’t Risk Your Business by Cutting Costs on Fire Safety

New campaign launched to crack down on shoddy fire safety in British workplaces. SME employers trying to save money are potentially putting their business and more seriously their employees’ lives at risk by cutting back on fire safety. That’s according to a new survey released that shows that almost a fifth of companies in the UK have cut back on fire safety in the current economic climate by delaying maintenance of fire safety equipment such as detectors or extinguishers, reducing fire safety training for staff, and overlooking or delaying fire safety checks. Industry experts say the statistics are cause for grave concern for the safety of workers around the UK and also for the future of small businesses, which if found to be in breach of fire safety regulations could face prosecution, w... »

Fire Safety Regulations Guide

Since 01/10/2006 every company has been required to carry out their own risk assessment to ensure compliance with Fire Safety Regulations, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and to identify precautions that should be taken. This guide applies to England and Wales and provides guidance on how to make sure that you are meeting the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requirement Fire (Scotland) Act For further information on The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 Part 3 and The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 take a look at the Fire (Scotland) Act. Crown Copyright © 2011 »