Fire Risk Assessment” as the name implies evaluation of something that can cause fire or make the fire worse. People don’t often know much about fire risk assessments however those who know don’t usually take it seriously. Because they might think that their building is so safe and that nothing can happen. But sometimes this misconception can be really dangerous. Nothing in this world is completely safe. You need to take every possible precautionary measure especially when human lives are involved.
According to the FRSs (Fast response survey system), the fellow of the royal statistical society (UK), the total number of fire incidents reported last year was 529,101. The safety of your family and employees is in your hands now, the only step you can take for them is to carry out a risk assessment fire.
Here is a guide below that will help you to understand the fire risk assessment. You can skip the guide and can contact our expert team directly if you want to carry out a fire safety assessment of your building.
Fire risk assessment is known as fire protection or fire safety assessment. It’s an inspection process in which we evaluate your building, property, and workplace to identify all the materials and conditions that can cause a fire. After inspection, we will give a detailed report with an action plan on how you can remove and control those fire hazards from your property.
It is a legal requirement under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) order 2005 which states that every landlord and owner is responsible for the safety of their property.
There are 5 common types of risk assessment
The fire risk assessment must cover the following steps
Mainly these are the 5 steps that are used while carrying out a fire safety risk assessment
The legal requirement for a fire risk assessment is that if you are a landlord or an occupier of the premises then you will be the responsible person for carrying out an assessment.
A fire risk assessment report represents an overview of your building. Basically, it contains all the information about your building structure, you can say that a fire safety risk assessment report is a summary of your property.
It contains the following information:
Although, there is no fixed time for reviewing it, but it is considered good practice to review the fire assessment on yearly basis.
According to the local government association, it is recommended that after every 4 years a fire risk assessment should be reviewed.
The responsible person should review the assessment if it has been not carried out for a long period of time or if there has been any fire incident happened recently in the building or property then there will be significant changes in the building and fire risk assessment need to be reviewed.
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Q1. How much does fire risk assessment UK cost?
Ans. It will approximately cost between £200 and £900 depending upon the size of the building.
Q2. Who is the responsible person?
Ans. The owner or the occupier of a building will the responsible person who is will be in charge of the building.
Q3. What is meant by a competent person?
Ans. A person who has fire safety education, training, and experience.
Q4. What can be the main causes of fire at the workplace?
Ans. They could be faulty equipment like loose wires, heaters, lighting, etc.
Q5. What can be the basic fire prevention we can do?
Ans. You can install fire alarms, heat detectors, and smoke detectors. Use flame-retardant materials and keep basic things like a fire extinguisher and fire blank in your home and office.
Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) is a legal requirement that every building owner and landlord should carry out once a year. It’s a technical evaluation of your building and property that inspect every possible fire hazard that could be dangerous for you and your family.
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Sabrina Harper nearly caused an accidental fire once in the kitchen that could’ve engulfed the whole house. She survived that experience and vowed to increase general awareness about fire risk. She joined Fire Safety Risk Assessment and has been trained as a professional fire risk assessor, which has allowed her to help countless people and households mitigate the threat of accidental fire that could’ve caused considerable loss of life otherwise.
The keen passion of Fire Safety Risk Assessment is to offer professional services, delivered in a timely manner. For all businesses, commercial premises & landlords, FSRA keeps your businesses safe controlling the risk of loss from fire hazards, asbestos risks and from legionella bacteria.