What do I need legally?

Fire Safety Checklist to Meet Current Fire Safety Legislation

A brief overview of the main requirements under the new legislation for you to check off, for your own peace of mind…

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How Many Fire Marshals Do I have to Nominate Legally?

Under the current legislation you are required to appoint as many Fire Marshals (a fire warden is another name for the same role) as you feel necessary to effectively carry out the following tasks and allow cover for annual leave, shift patterns and sickness…

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How Often Do You Really Need To Train Staff?

The general guidance states that as a competent person, when you carry out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment you will understand how many staff you need and how often you will need to train them to fulfill all the responsibilities in your fire safety policy and evacuation plans…

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Guidance on Carrying Out a Fire Drill

This guidance is designed for anyone arranging and carrying out fire drills in Premises. To comply with the current legal requirements, formal fire drills must be carried out annually in low to normal risk premises or in line with the premises fire risk assessment…

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Guidance on Carrying Out a Fire Drill – In Schools, Colleges and Universities

This guidance is designed for anyone arranging and carrying out fire drills in Educational Premises. To comply with the current legal requirements, formal fire drills must be carried out every term, or in line with the premises fire risk assessment and policies…

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What is a Fire Risk Assessment and do I need one Legally? How do I Get One?

The current fire safety legislation known as the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires virtually all premises with the exception of single private dwellings to be provided with a fire risk assessment…

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