Risg Solutions offers professional customised health, safety, environmental, quality and fire management solutions. Our goal is to support your company in complying with your legal and moral duties, whilst also positively impacting your financial and business performance.
We cover Cardiff, Carmarthen, Swansea, Neath, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales & Borders..
You’re responsible for fire safety in business or other non-domestic premises if you’re:
anyone else with control of the premises, (eg a facilities manager, building manager, managing agent or risk assessor).
If you are one of the above then you’re known as the ‘responsible person’. If there’s more than one responsible person, you have to work together to meet your responsibilities.
The Fire Safety Order also applies if you have paying guests, e.g. if you run a bed and breakfast, guesthouse or let a self-catering property.
As the responsible person you must:
carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regularly
tell staff or their representatives about the risks you’ve identified
put in place, and maintain, appropriate fire safety measures
plan for an emergency
provide staff information, fire safety instruction and training
Non-domestic premises are:
all workplaces and commercial premises
all premises the public have access to
the common areas of multi-occupied residential buildings
In shared premises it’s likely there’ll be more than one responsible person. You’ll need to co-ordinate your fire safety plans to make sure people on or around the premises are safe.
For common or shared areas, the responsible person is the landlord, freeholder or managing agent.
How Risg Solutions can help
Our consultants have experience in developing fire risk assessments and management solutions for high life risk premises such as high-rise flats, nursing homes, retirement flats and converted historical buildings.
From these fire risk assessments Risg Solutions work with the ‘Responsible Persons’ in developing suitable fire solutions and providing tenants, staff and others with the correct information, skills and training to be able to reduce the risk of fire and also to react as required in the event of an emergency.
For more information please contact our Fire Risk Assessment Cardiff & Swansea team and we would be happy to help.