Fire and Safety

Which additional responsibilities must also be considered

The purpose of fire fighting equipment is clarified, in that it is there to enable a small fire to be attacked to prevent it spreading. Therefore, you will need to ensure there has been training on the correct use of fire fighting equipment.

  • A new emphasis on business continuity, while in the event of a fire containing it and preventing the spread of small fires.
  • Protection must now not be just for employees, Visitors and contractors. Fire fighters and passers-by also have to be considered while carrying out both the risk assessment and Fire Training.

This will mean

  • You will no longer be policed on whether you are following the regulations – it’s up to you.
  • But, in the case of an event and following investigation you were found to have been negligent in one or more areas you will be