If you own, manage or operate a business, it is a legal requirement for you carry out a FRA and to comply with the fire safety law and deal with any problems that were highlighted during the assessment.
Fire risk assessments are a crucial to business owners and landlords alike.
Fire devastates lives, so why wouldn't you take every precaution possible to avoid a fire in your home or business? One short call is all it takes to arrange a visit from one of London Energy Surveys expert fire risk assessors We will conduct a meticulous and thorough examination of the property to ensure it is as fireproof as is possible,, and we will suggest recommendations to make the building even safer. Evacuation routes will be discussed and planned, and all of the information -- including an action plan-- will be available in a useful and potentially life-saving write up.
Do I need a fire risk assessment?
All UK businesses are legally required to have a fire risk assessment. If you employ more than five people, this risk assessment must be available for inspection or for viewing upon request of an employee or a regulator. Businesses must have at least one nominated fire warden to take charge in the event of a fire. On a day-to-day basis, this person must ensure all reasonable steps have been taken to avoid a potential fire.
Do I need a fire risk assessment? Yes, if your property is a flat or apartment that is situated within a block or converted building. Often fire risk assessments of all common areas are requested when buying and selling this type of property. Don't run the risk, it's always better to be safely compliant.
1. Keep all walkways and doorways clear. They could become your escape route!
2. Dispose of any paper properly and don 't have lots of unnecessary paper around the property
3. Install and regularly test smoke alarms
4. Do not overload electrical sockets and be mindful of overheating
5. Switch off all electrical appliances overnight to save energy and reduce the risk of fire
For more information, or to book a fire risk assessment, please contact our friendly team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0203 633 4834
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