fire risk assessment services

As a Milton Keynes business or property owner, it is your legal responsibility to regularly carry out Fire Risk Assessments. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, also referred to as the RRO, governs Fire Risk Assessments in Milton Keynes and all areas of the UK. Fire risk assessments ensure your premises are safe for staff members, customers and visitors alike.

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Legal responsibility for Fire Risk Assessments Milton Keynes

The RRO states that every business must appoint a ‘responsible person’ to take responsibility for fire safety, including Fire Risk Assessments. Many businesses will appoint more than one ‘responsible person’ who work closely with one another to ensure your legal responsibilities in terms of fire risk are met. A ‘responsible person’ can be an employer, owner, landlord, facilities manager, building manager, managing agent or risk assessor.

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

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

    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 Milton Keynes

    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 Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and the rest of the UK. All our specialist team of qualified Fire Safety Consultants have previously worked for the UK Fire Service. Knowing your Fire Risk Assessments have been carried out by experienced fire professionals will give you additional peace of mind.

    We will produce clear, detailed yet easy to understand reports following your Fire Risk Assessment. We will be happy to help you monitor your fire safety policies and procedures going forward, helping you make any improvements necessary to keep your staff and your business safe.

    We create secure online client portals for all our clients. Your portal will give you 24/7 access to all your fire safety reports and documentation.

    Meet your legal requirements and help keep your staff and your Milton Keynes business safe with our help. Contact us now for more details and a free no obligation quotation.

    Frequently asked questions

    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.

    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:

    https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2005/1541/contents/made
    https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2005/5/contents
    https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2006/456/contents/made

    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.

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