Experienced fire risk assessors – keep your building & occupants safe through effective fire risk management
Whether you’re responsible for residential properties or commercial premises, ensuring you meet all the required legal fire safety guidelines is a must. This means carrying out the necessary fire risk assessments to highlight potential hazards or areas for improvement.
If you fail to meet your responsibilities, it could result in you receiving large fines or even a prison sentence.
Who’s responsible for commercial fire risk checks?
Every type of building, whether a commercial property or block of flats, must have a named ‘responsible person’ ensuring the premises remain safe and all necessary checks are carried out. These safety checks should include fire risk and fire evacuation assessments, as they’re legally required. We’ll work closely with you throughout and explain our findings so that you understand what’s needed if any elements need improvement.
What do fire hazard checks look at?
When we complete our full fire risk assessments, we look at various elements in your building to ensure you meet all the current safety criteria. This includes everything from the layout of the premises and fire safety signage to emergency lighting requirements and fire extinguisher availability. We also take into account the number of occupants and building use, as well as any history of fires in the property.
How often are fire risk assessments required?
Many businesses and landlords book fire safety assessments every one to two years, as they need completing at regular intervals as recommended by British Standards. If there are more than five occupants in your commercial building, you must keep a record of the assessments, so please maintain a copy of our findings for your records.