If you have responsibility for any building other than a ‘single private dwelling’, you need a suitably competent person to conduct a Fire Risk Assessment. For example, you might be responsible for an office, a shop, a school or residential care home or you could be a private landlord. A Fire Risk Assessment is a legal requirement in all these cases and many others.
If you would like to find out more about any of Environtec’s services, please get in touch. With offices and laboratories across the UK, we can help you wherever you are located.
T: 01245 381900
A Fire Risk Assessment is a review of your building and its occupants to identify potential fire risks and make recommendations to improve safety. If five or more people work at your premises the Fire Risk Assessment must be in a written format.
Fire Risk Assessments need to be reviewed regularly by a competent person – and whenever you make significant changes to the building or its purpose – to ensure they remain accurate. Having an accurate assessment also makes good business sense and maintains business continuity.
Environtec can provide you with a competent Fire Risk Assessor who will follow the methodology as laid out in PAS 79 to ensure your legal compliance.
Your assessment will be undertaken by an assessor who has completed an accredited Fire Risk Assessors Course. When they visit your premises, they will:
Survey and identify fire hazards and risks
Assess emergency escape routes and equipment
Identify people at risk
Record their findings
Recommend solutions in a detailed action plan, helping you to comply with current regulations
Each report will give consideration to the following:
Fire detection and warning systems
Emergency routes and exits
The needs of vulnerable people (for example, the elderly, children or those with disabilities)
Safe storage or removal of dangerous substances
Fire safety training
We cover all industries and properties including (but not limited to) residential, offices, shops, factories, warehouses, HMOs (houses in multiple occupation), schools, funeral parlours, petrol stations, supermarkets, restaurants, pubs and hotels.
To find out more and how we can help, contact Environtec’s Fire Department today on 01245 381900.
Environtec Ltd is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory (No. 0197) and inspection body (No. 2030).
Our accreditation is limited to those activities described on our UKAS schedule of accreditation.