fire risk assessments


Fire Safety Act 2021: How can businesses prepare for the incoming legislation?

Simon Molloy explains what Responsible Persons can do now to ensure they prepare ahead of the Fire Safety Act becoming law. Read More

People with disabilities ‘at risk’ due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation process, warns Evac+Chair

Safety experts warn that people with disabilities are 'at risk' due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation processs. Read More

Serious fire safety law breaches at London flat lead to £20k fine and prison sentence

The London Fire Brigade prosecuted a West London building owner after breaches of fire safety law were discovered following a major blaze. Read More

The Fire Safety Act: Potential pitfalls and how the fire industry can overcome them

An in-depth look at the Fire Safety Act 2021, potential pitfalls and solutions with new requirements on fire risk assessments. Read More

A practical guide to fire safety for offices

A guide to fire safety for offices, covering common hazards, fire risk assessments and common sense measures. Read More

Grenfell fire risk assessor had “misleading” qualifications and “copied” other building reports into assessments

The Inquiry has heard fire risk assessor hired to check the safety of Grenfell Tower had "misleading" qualifications in his title. Read More

Disagreements exposed over personal emergency evacuation plans for disabled people and stay put policies in high-rises

Disagreement has broken out over the role of personal emergency evacuation plans for people with disabilities in high rise blocks. Read More

Webinar: How a ‘Responsible Person’ selects competent fire risk assessors and management support

SHP will be hosting a webinar on 5th May discussing how responsible persons select competent fire risk assessors and management support. Read More

Better fire safety compliance needed before commercial buildings reopen

A survey has revealed that at least 60% of people responsible for the fire safety of their property believe they could be doing more. Read More

Government announces measures to strengthen Fire Safety Order

Find out the measures contained in the Government's response to the Fire Safety Consultation to improve competence and cooperation in the sector. Read More

COVID-related considerations when updating fire risk assessments

As employees return to work, it is important COVID-related considerations are taken into account when updating fire risk assessments. Read More

Revised fire risk assessment standard published

UK national standards body BSI has published a revised version of a fire risk assessment standard that aims to reduce fire risk and improve safety. Read More

‘COVID-19 controls increasing fire risks at work’, warns safety expert

Controls to limit the risks of COVID-19 transmission are having an impact on the management of workplace fire risks, according to a firefighter and safety trainer. Read More

How COVID-19 may be affecting fire safety procedures for SMEs

Dakota Murphey explores some of the ways that COVID-19 has affected fire safety procedures at smaller businesses, and what they need to consider upon reassessment. Read More

Petition launched as research finds risk of fire at schools double that of other buildings

According to new research from insurer, Zurich Municipal, schools in England are “nearly twice as likely” to suffer from a fire as other types of commercial buildings. Read More

Back in the game: How the return of spectators to sport may affect security and fire professionals

How the return of spectators to sporting venues may impact on the roles of the security and fire safety professionals working in the grounds. Read More



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