The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 (FSA) and Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) apply to all business premises. It is a legal requirement for businesses and organisations to undertake Fire Risk Assessments in order to identify how to reduce or eliminate the risk of fire.
Types of Premises CSS Have Fire Risk Assessed
CSS has completed over 10,000 Fire Risk Assessments in Scotland since 1986 for a wide range of premises including:
- Factories and Warehouses
- Supermarkets, High Street Shops and Department Stores
- Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes
- Hotels and B&Bs
- Medical and dental practices
- Schools, Colleges and Universities
- Nurseries and care homes
- Sports centres and stadiums
- Churches, Synagogues, Mosques and Temples
- Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO)
It is vital to ensure that your Fire Risk Assessment is updated on a regular basis, ideally every 12 months. It is particularly important to do this if significant changes have been made to a premises or an organisation has increased its number of employees. It is also a requirement of some business insurance policies that regular Fire Risk Assessments are undertaken.
What’s covered in a CSS Fire Risk Assessment
- Fire and smoke detection measures
- Fire prevention measures
- Fire containment measures
- Fire hazards
- Storage and use of flammable materials
- Escape routes
- Emergency escape lighting
- Fire safety signs and notices
- Fire extinguishers and hose reels
- Systems testing and maintenance
- Resources for emergency services
- Fire safety management
- Training and drills
Who carries out the survey?
CSS employs highly experienced fire risk assessors who are NEBOSH Fire Risk Management accredited. Our assessors will survey accessible areas of a premises only and will not carry out destructive exposure.
Fire Risk Assessment Reporting
CSS will generate a Fire Risk Assessment report that will clearly detail all the actions necessary to ensure that fire risk procedures within the premises are up to standard and meet all legal requirements.
So to protect your business get a professional Intruder Alarm System from CSS
It will provide complete peace of mind, safeguarding your premises, stock and employees