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Fire Risk Assessment in London

WHAT

 

In England and Wales, if you’re an employer, owner, landlord or occupier of business or other non-domestic premises, under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005,  you’re responsible for fire safety and are known as the ‘responsible person’. At Office Compliance Management, we work with clients throughout London and the UK to provide risk assessments.

 

WHY

Fire risk assessments  are a legal requirement for companies with 5 or more staff, it's also good business sense as often companies don't recover from a fire and having effective fire prevention starts with understanding the risks.  If you haven't done a risk assessment or its found that the premises are not safe, you could be fined.  

As the ‘responsible person’ you must:

 

  • carry out and regularly review a fire risk assessment of the premises

  • tell staff or their representatives about the risks you’ve identified

  • put in place, and maintain, appropriate fire safety measures

  • plan for an emergency

  • provide staff information, fire safety instruction and training

 

A fire risk assessment helps you identify all the fire hazards and risks in your premises. You can then decide whether any risks identified are acceptable or whether you need to do something to reduce or control them.

 

WHEN

 

An assessment should be carried out by someone who has had sufficient training, and has good experience or knowledge of fire safety.  The assessment should be reviewed regularly, or if any changes are done to the layout, or if you move offices.

 

HOW

 

We will provide a fully qualified & experienced Fire Risk Assessor to survey your company premises. They will carry out a full fire risk assessment in accordance with The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order) for fire risk assessments.

 

Our certified assessor will identify all potential fire hazards within the company premises for staff and visitors. From this we will produce an evaluation of the potential fire risks within the company premises and solutions advised in order to gain legal compliance not only making your working environment safer for staff and visitors, but will help protect your property too.  All our assessors are members of The Institution of Fire Engineers

 

 

Office Compliance Management can provide dual skilled consultants who can carry out health and safety and fire risk assessments during the same visit, saving you both time and money. From London to Manchester, we can provide assessments anywhere in the UK. Get in touch today for more information.

 

 

 

"I like your attitude and it’s commendable and a shame that more companies don’t offer that personal service.  Would be amazing if you could quote for everything that’s highlighted in the fire risk assessment. Thanks very much"

 

Office Manager 

 

"So efficient! That’s why I love working with you guys"

Facilities & Office Manager