On this page you can access guidance from HM Government on fire safety risk assessment for those seeking advice on how to comply with the provisions of the Fire Safety Order - usually employers or owners/occupiers of commercial premises and other non-domestic premises. There are also blank 'Fire safety Risk Assessment' forms and 'Log Book' proformas to aid your record-keeping (prepared by CDDFRS).
Under the Fire Safety Order, the responsible person must carry out a fire safety risk assessment, implement and maintain general fire precautions and have a fire management plan. More detailed advice and guidance on carrying out a fire safety risk assessment for specific types of premises can be found below.
If, having read the relevant guide, you decide you are unable to apply the guidance then you should seek expert advice. The fire safety section can help by calling 0845 223 4221. However, they will not be able to carry out the risk assessment out for you.
|Offices and Shops||Factories and Warehouses|
|Sleeping Accommodation||Residential Care Premises|
|Educational Premises||Small and Medium Places of Assembly|
|Large Places of Assembly||Theatre, Cinemas and Similar Places|
|Open Air events and Venues||Healthcare Premises|
|Transport Premises and Facilities||Animal Premises and Stables|
(read in conjunction with the other relevant guidance documents)
(this guidance covers storage of combustible waste at permitted sites.)
|Do you Have Paying Guests?|
|Fire Safety Risk Assessment - forms and guidance complete|
|Fire Safety Risk Assessment-Guidance Only||Fire Safety in Schools|
|Fire safety risk assessment form for Simple Premises||Log book|
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