what does the law say?
Each employer shall ensure , so far as is reasonably practicable , the safety of his employees in respect of harm caused by fire in the workplace.
a) Each employer shall carry out an assessment of the workplace for the purpose of identifying any risks to the safety of his employees in respect of harm caused by fire in the workplace: and
b) take in relation to the workplace , fire safety measures as are necessary to enable him to comply with the duty imposed
The Fire & Rescue Services (NI) Order 2006
what is a fire risk assessment?
A Fire Risk assessment is an organised and methodical look at your premises , the activities carried on there and the likelihood that a fire could start and cause harm to those in and around the premises.
The aim of a risk assessment are
- To identify the fire hazards
- To reduce the risk of those hazards (when they cant be removed completely)
- To decide what physical fire precautions and management arrangements are necessary to ensure the safety of people in your premises if a fire does start.
how we can help?
Our team of trained and experienced Fire Risk Assessors will visit your premises and compile a detailed report to enable you to comply with the above legislation. They will advise on possible solutions and give advice on any potential hazards leaving you to do what you do best - run your business!
Why use us
As outsiders that are not familiar with your premises or operations carried out there, we can usually be more perceptive to possible fire risks than most owners ,employers and employees.
Owners and employees can sometimes be inclined to overlook certain situations, problems or risks in the interests of short term business requirements.They can sometimes become so used to seeing an object or an activity that they don't deem to be a fire risk, that they don't actually realise that there is a problem.
Legislation is constantly changing and it is difficult for the busy business owner to keep up to date with all the changes.
We can provide you with a comprehensive professional written assessment of the risks prevalent in your business which will satisfy your insurance company , Fire authority , Local council and Health & Safety officer.
Contact us today on 028417 54499 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for details of our Risk Assessment packages.