Fire safety in the workplace
You will learn
- What your legal duties are for fire safety
- What the Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005 cover
- How the Fire and Rescue Service can help you
If that’s you, then you have a legal duty to ensure the safety of those using the premises or in the immediate vicinity who may be at risk should a fire occur.
The Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005 covers virtually every type of building, structure and open space with the exception of private homes and individual flats in a block or house.
How the Fire and Rescue Service can help your business
The Fire & Rescue Service is committed to working in partnership to deliver a fully integrated protection, prevention, and intervention service that reduces the risk to the community from fire and other emergencies.
What do they offer?
Advice, information and support for employers and owners of business premises, including multiple-occupation flats and houses
Information on the legal responsibilities to ensure the safety of employees and the public in these premises
Fire Safety inspections
Guidance on conducting a fire risk assessment
Who else can offer support?
Contact the appropriate Service where your business is located:
North Yorkshire and the City of York
NORTH YORKSHIRE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE: (Craven, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire, Ryedale, Scarborough, Selby)
Phone: (01609) 780150
Headquarters, Thurston Road, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2ND
East Riding of Yorkshire
HUMBERSIDE FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE: (Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire)
East Riding Community Protection Unit, New Walkergate, Beverley, Hull, HU17 9EQ
Phone: 01482 565333
Duties of the ‘Responsible Person’ - https://www.gov.uk/workplace-fire-safety-your-responsibilities
Fire Safety Law and Guidance - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/fire-safety-law-and-guidance-documents-for-business