Tag: fire risk

Fire Doors – and their purpose

fire door keep shut sign screwed to fire door

Fire doors are something we probably walk past every day, without paying too much attention to them. We don’t realise their true importance. The purpose of fire doors should not be underestimated, they play a vital role in the defence against fire. Fire doors are one element of passive fire protection (fire safety provision that… Read more »

Do I need a fire risk assessment?

Fire risk assessment

As an employer and/or building owner/occupier/landlord and anyone else who has control of the premises e.g. Facilities manager, you are considered a ‘responsible person’. You’re required to carry out and maintain a fire risk assessment to comply with Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, which applies in England and Wales (equivalent requirements apply in Scotland… Read more »