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Fire Risk Assesments

Lakeland Fire Protection offers risk assessment to keep you up to date with current fire safety legislation. We do everything you need to obtain your fire safety certificate.

  • Our assessment is independent and unbiased - our consultants do not take commission or try to sell you equipment that you do not need.

Fire safety law and guidance documents for business.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into effect in October 2006 and replaced over 70 pieces of fire safety law.

The Order applies to all non-domestic premises in England and Wales, including the common parts of blocks of flats or houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).  The law applies to you if you are:

  • responsible for business premises
  • an employer or self-employed with business premises
  • responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes
  • a charity or voluntary organisation
  • a contractor with a degree of control over any premises

Under the Order, the responsible person must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and implement and maintain a fire management plan.  Further information on what you need to do when carrying out a risk assessment is available in the 5-step fire risk assessment checklist below.

In addition, more detailed advice and guidance on the implementation of a fire risk management plan can be found in the series of guidance documents available below or on the Fire Gateway website (see link below).  The more technical guidance documents have been produced with specific types of business premises in mind.

To download the PDF's of all the below, please click here

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Animal Premises and Stables

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Means of Escape for Disabled People (Supplementary Guide)

Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 - A short guide to making your premises safe from fire
Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Offices and Shops
Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Factories and Warehouses

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Sleeping Accommodation
Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Residential Care Premises

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Educational Premises
Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Small and Medium Places of Assembly

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Large Places of Assembly

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Theatres, Cinemas and Similar Premises
Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Open Air Events and Venues

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Healthcare premises

Fire Safety Risk Assessment - Transport Premises and Facilities

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