Running your own business is full of complexities. Knowing your responsibilities when it comes to health and safety is essential so 1st Choice are here to help. We are Fire Safety Consultants in Scotland who can offer a wealth of experience for your business.
Why Do You Need Fire Safety Consultants in Scotland?
The responsibility for fire safety lies with the responsible person within the business. The Legislation states that this person could be the Employer, Manager or Owner so it is imperative you establish this.
As such, you need to have the correct procedures in place that fit your business. Our expert fire safety consultants in Scotland can guide you through the legislation. We can also help you implement the necessary good practice for your business so you can focus on other areas.
What is the Legislation
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and in Scotland The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the associated Fire Safety Scotland Regulations 2006 are easily accessible so you can see the requirements.
The legislation stipulates that it is a legal requirement for the majority of UK businesses to undertake a fire safety assessment. This will identify fire hazards and people at risk so actions can be taken.
Furthermore, it is the Responsible Person’s duty to ensure the fire risk assessment is carried out by a “Competent Person”. This is defined as someone who has had sufficient training and has good experience or knowledge of fire safety.
Why Choose 1st Choice Fire Protection?
We are leading providers of safety and risk assessment services in Scotland so we can ensure you are fully compliant. This crucial element of fulfilling your legal obligations can be provided by our expert team. The work is carried out on your premises and is implemented by experienced and highly qualified personnel.
We will establish what kind of activities are carried out there as well the risks of a fire occurring. Equally, we will also review the harm that could occur because prevention is the best solution.
A Fire Safety Assessment follows a 5-step process, as listed below, so you know you are receiving a thorough review. More details can be found here.
In addition, this allows us to make a full and thorough evaluation so you know how to protect yourself and your staff from the danger of fire.
- Identify people at risk from fire
- Identify fire hazards within your premises
- Evaluate the risks and assess existing fire safety measures on your premises
- Record the Fire Risk Assessment information as required by law
- Review the Fire Risk Assessment at regular intervals
1st Choice Fire Protection Services are highly regarded Fire Safety Consultants in Scotland. We will ensure that you are compliant with the law and work with you to achieve this. Our experts are highly trained so you know you will receive a premium but affordable service.
For more information and so you can book an assessment, please contact us here.