In many countries around the world, for example, in the United Kingdom (UK), Fire Legislation changed, no longer do UK fire authorities visit premises and issue fire certificates, the fire authority (Fire Brigades/Departments) role is now to act as a policing role. They now visit commerce, retail and other businesses to ensure they have a fire risk assessment in place for their business.
A now common international requirement is that, a fire risk assessment must be carried out on all workplace premises. Any work place premises that employ 5 people or more must have a written fire risk assessment which must be an ongoing document which must also be audited at regular intervals.
A Fire Risk Assessment must include the following:
The fire risk assessment must be carried out by a competent person with responsibility for fire safety.
3Ci Global Solutions offer highly specialist fire and risk assessors who undertake practical on site full and comprehensive fire risk assessments which cover the following areas:
“Even if your location (country) base is not covered by similar legislation, it is seen by the courts as ‘best practice’ for those who undertake such a responsible, vital and often life saving assessments of their business and organizations. Making lives safer makes good business sense.”
A Common Question Asked: How Long Will It Take To Carry Out a Fire Risk Assessment? Answer:
1. A fire risk assessment can take anything from two hours to a number of days to complete depending on the size and complexity of the building along with other factors, for example the use and process of the building and the type of occupancy.
2. At the conclusion of the initial survey a report is produced along with a log book for internal ongoing audit by your own competent staff responsible for fire safety.
3. On hand over of the fire risk assessment and log book we will give full consultation to the person responsible for company fire safety.
4. We also offer full back up at any time regarding any fire safety matter.