Category: Fire Risk Assesment

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Posted on 8 March 2024

Who is responsible for completing a fire risk assessment?

Do you know who is responsible for completing the fire risk assessment for your building, and can you do your own? In short - If you are the owner, occupier, or have significant control of a building, or part of a building, you are responsible for fire safety. The legislation for fire safety in the UK is called The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (known as the RRO), this came...

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Posted on 24 April 2023

How do you become a Fire Risk Assessor?

Fire Risk Assessors are responsible for assessing buildings and structures to determine the likelihood of a fire occurring, as well as assessing any potential damages that may occur in the event of a fire. Additionally, they make recommendations on how to mitigate fire risks and improve overall fire safety. Before 2006, it was accepted that people were able to carry out their own fire risk assessments, however, since then the...

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Posted on 5 April 2023

What are the 5 main components of a Fire Risk Assessment?

A fire risk assessment is a crucial and cautious look at your premises and the people who use them from a fire prevention perspective. They are a legal requirement under The Regulatory Reform Order 2005. It should be carried out by organisations of all types and sizes to ensure the maximum safety of employees and visitors. The assessment identifies and examines potential fire hazards and their associated risks. This enables...

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Posted on 20 January 2022

What are the 5 steps to a Fire Risk Assessment?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that the Responsible Person should complete or facilitate a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment (FRA) for their premises. Generally, there are 5 main steps to carrying out a fire risk assessment. A suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment can be identified as having the following characteristics: A thorough assessment, or series of assessments, covering the entire premises Fire hazards have been...

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Posted on 20 January 2022

What is a Fire Risk Assessment and why is it needed for fire safety?

What is a Fire Risk Assessment, Why is it Needed and the Importance of Fire Safety A suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment should be at the forefront of the fire safety operations within your building. Unfortunately, this crucial aspect is often overlooked and underestimated, despite it being a driver for the implementation of potentially life-critical improvements and management systems. What is a Fire Risk Assessment? A Fire Risk Assessment...

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Posted on 5 January 2022

Can you do your own fire risk assessment?

A commonly asked question by landlords, building owners and those responsible for managing fire safety is – can I do my own fire risk assessment? In this article, we’re going to explain why it is possible – but may not necessarily be the correct decision to make. The short answer is ‘Yes – you can perform your own fire risk assessment’, there is nothing stopping you from Googling an online...

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Posted on 23 January 2020

Pyro Fire Services awarded BAFE SP205 certification for fire risk assessments

THIRD-PARTY CERTIFICATION! Following a successful external audit, Pyro Fire Services are proud to announce we are now a BAFE SP205 Certified Organisation. This means our company and assessors are third-party verified as competent fire risk assessors with the BAFE life safety fire risk assessment competency scheme. This is massive for our company. Our clients, and companies using Pyro as a sub-contractor service, can have further peace of mind knowing we...

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