Fire risk assessment

How often are fire risk assessments required?

By |2021-02-19T14:41:18+00:00February 19th, 2021||

Every business, no matter how big or small, must conduct fire risk assessments regularly. Here at Twenty4 Fire and Security, we advise that our customers complete a full assessment at least once a year. However, if you have made structural changes to a business premises or have changed the nature of the work carried out

Are fire risk assessments a legal obligation?

By |2021-02-19T14:40:22+00:00February 19th, 2021||

A fire risk assessment is a legal requirement and if not adhered to can result in unlimited fines and in extreme cases, imprisonment. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order requires a Responsible Person of any non-domestic premises to carry out a fire risk assessment. If five or more people work at the premises, a

Who is responsible for carrying out fire risk assessments in your business?

By |2021-02-19T14:10:11+00:00February 19th, 2021||

Each business is legally required to appoint a ‘Responsible Person’. This is someone who will take on the business’ fire safety duties. While this can be anyone within the business, it is generally an individual or individuals with control of the premises such as the employer, the owner, the landlord, an occupier, a facilities manager,

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