fire risk assessment services

As a business or property owner, it is your legal responsibility to ensure Fire Risk Assessments are carried out in your Cambridge business. Fire risk assessments make sure your premises are safe for staff members, customers and visitors alike. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, also known as the RRO, is the law governing Fire Risk Assessments across Cambridge and the South East.

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Legal responsibility for Fire Risk Assessments Cambridge

You must appoint a ‘responsible person’ to take responsibility for all aspects of fire safety, including Fire Risk Assessments. A ‘responsible person’ can be an employer, owner, landlord or occupier. Other people who work within a business can also be the ‘responsible person’, such as a facilities manager, building manager, managing agent or risk assessor. Most businesses will appoint more than one ‘responsible person’ and they will work together to ensure that all your business’s legal responsibilities are met.

Under the RRO, the ‘responsible person’ (or people) have a duty to implement and maintain a fire management plan. This includes:

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    • Carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment of your Cambridge premises and reviewing this regularly
    • If your business employs five or more people, you must keep a written record of your Fire Risk Assessment
    • Informing staff or their representatives about any risks you identify as a result of the Fire Risk Assessment
    • Putting appropriate safety measures in place and making sure they are maintained
    • Emergency planning
    • Ensuring staff have fire safety instruction and training

    NB Failure to implement a comprehensive plan that includes all of the above could result in a fine, imprisonment, or both.

    Fire Risk Assessment Process

    AGF Fire Protection’s Fire Risk Assessment Cambridge

    AGF Fire Protection is one of the UK’s leading fire safety companies. Established for over 20 years, we specialise in large multi-site projects throughout Cambridge as well as the rest of the UK. We have a specialist team of fully qualified Fire Safety Consultants, all of whom have previously worked for the UK Fire Service. This gives you additional peace of mind that your Fire Risk Assessments are carried out by experienced fire professionals.

    Following your Fire Risk Assessment, we will produce clear, detailed reports that are easy to understand. We will help you monitor your fire safety policies and procedures year on year and make the improvements necessary to keep your staff and your business safe.

    You will have a secure online client portal that will allow you to have 24/7 access to all documents ensuring you have everything at your fingertips at any time day or night.

    Let us help you meet your legal requirements and help keep your staff and your Cambridge business safe. Contact us now for more details and a free no obligation quotation.

    Frequently asked questions

    Fire Risk Assessments are required by law as part of the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (2005) and the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the associated Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

    You can find more about this legislation here:

    A Fire Risk Assessment has five main steps:

    1. Identify fire hazards
    2. Identify people at risk
    3. Evaluate, remove or reduce and protect from risk
    4. Record, plan, inform, instruct and train
    5. Review

    Here at AGF Fire Protection we are proud that our fire risk assessments provide a comprehensive and in depth analysis of all the fire risks within your building. We spend time on your site, reviewing your current fire safety procedures and company practices and carry out a structured and systematic examination of all areas of Fire Safety within your workplace taking into consideration all requirements of the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (2005) and the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the associated Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006.

    This thorough process then culminates in our production of a Fire Risk Assessment working document including photographic evidence, plan of action and detailed feedback and support.

    All our Fire Risk Assessments are carried out by our team of fully trained and experienced Fire Safety Consultants.

    Contact us for a free no-obligation quotation.

    The cost for a fire risk assessment is based on the size and complexity of your building and business and takes into consideration how many days will be required to carry out a thorough examination of your current fire safety processes and procedures along with time on site plus, reporting and feedback.

    Please contact us for a free no-obligation quotation for your premises.

    The time it will take to carry out a fire risk assessment depends entirely on the size and complexities of your building and your business. Timescales can range from half a day on site, to several days or weeks. Please feel free to contact us for us and our friendly team can help give you a better idea of timescales based on your specific premises.

    There is no special preparation for a Fire Risk Assessment visit, the assessor is there to help you and your business and needs to see the premises and business as it is on a day to day basis. It will help us if you have to hand all your company Fire Safety documents, including the recent maintenance reports for any fire safety services within your building and any previous fire risk assessments.

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