fire risk assessments


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

Government proposes fire door checks every quarter

The upcoming fire safety bill is set to stipulate that fire doors in all blocks of flats will need to be checked every three months. Read More

More fire risk assessors could be prosecuted in a post-Grenfell world, leading lawyer warns

Fire safety professionals could be held accountable for fire safety breaches in the same way as building owners, according to an expert in fire safety law. Read More

BAFE tailors Fire Risk Assessment Scheme to sole traders

BAFE, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, has revised the Scheme Document for its Fire Risk Assessment […] Read More

Why we need a unified, tiered, national register of fire risk assessors

Competency is the word on everyone’s lips – right across the fire industry, from installers to fire risk assessors. I […] Read More



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