fire risk assessments


Those commissioning fire risk assessments urged to help drive competence in the sector

The IFE urged those commissioning fire risk assessments to strongly consider competency credentials at the Fire Conference 2023. Read More

Social Housing Regulator concludes Camden Council caused “serious detriment to tenants” for fire safety failings

The Regulator has found the Council to have caused “actual and potential serious detriment to Camden’s tenants” due to fire safety failings. Read More

Webinar: Fire safety compliance – an enforcer’s view

This webinar explores how organisations can ensure their people are competent and how enforcement officers will assess compliance Read More

SFPE releases second edition of fire risk assessment guide and names 2023 President

The Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) has announced the release of a new fire risk engineering guide. Read More

Fuel poverty… A crisis set to spark fire hazards?

Reporting on how high energy costs are feeding through to a growth in fire hazards, and what the fire industry is doing to combat the issue. Read More

FIA releases guidance on cladding and external wall systems in fire risk assessments addressing challenges involved

The FIA addresses the issues to fire risk assessors for cladding and external wall construction for multi-occupied residential premises. Read More

Professional indemnity insurance scheme launched for EWS1 assessors

A professional indemnity insurance scheme for professionals carrying out external wall assessment has been launched by the Government. Read More

HSE report reveals “evidence gaps” in composite repair system response to fire

HSE report outlines guidelines on the use of engineered composite repairs to fix defective and corroded pipework. Read More

£40k fine for Bedford office block landlord for “multiple breaches of the Fire Safety Order”

After multiple breaches of the Fire Safety Order, a landlord and responsible person for an office block in Bedford have been fined £40,000. Read More

Record-breaking fire safety fine on Bupa Care Services explained

January saw the highest ever fine imposed for fire safety breaches under the Fire Safety Order 2005. We examine the record-breaking aspects of the case. Read More

Fire Risk Assessment guide: What is it and how do you get one?

A beginner's guide to everything you need to know about a fire risk assessment, the duties of the responsible person and fire risk assessor. Read More

WEBINAR: Best practice in fire risk assessment and competency: How do you make sure you comply?

On Monday 28th February, Barbour EHS will be joined by the Fire Protection Association on their webinar, exploring best practice in fire risk assessment. Read More

“38% of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, according to new research

JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More

An overview to appointing Responsible Persons in the workplace for fire safety

What duties should be considered for responsible persons and understanding the role they play in mitigating fire risks in the workplace. Read More

New code of practice for external wall fire risk assessment published

A new code of practice for the fire risk appraisal of external walls and cladding of multi-occupancy residential buildings has been published by BSI. Read More

“Over a third of businesses do not have suitable fire risk assessments in place”, new survey finds

New research by fire safety specialist, JLA, has revealed that many companies are ill-equipped to deal with the growing risk of fires at their sites. Read More



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