Due diligence - Fire risk assessments
Are the recommendations/requirements suggested in a fire risk assessment a legal obligation for clients to follow. The fire risk assessment itself is the legal document - the client needs to show due diligence by carrying out the recommendations.
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Fire Safety Visits
Are we better off under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety)
Order 2005 whereby Fire Brigade Officers are less prescriptive with their
recommendations to the Responsible Person?
Going back 15 years the fire brigade would effectively outline exactly
what should be done in...
Ten regular fire safety checks
It’s important to keep on top of fire safety. Have a quick look at this simple checklist
that you can use on a daily/weekly basis to help maintain the fire safety within
Make sure your fire doors are n...
Consistency During Turbulent Times
I wanted to write an article about consistency in the field
of fire safety and how I feel this has fluctuated in recent months, most likely
influenced by the terrible Grenfell disaster.
As an accredited fire risk assessor and Operational Watch Commander in
the fire serv...
Fire risk assessments flats
Whale Fire specialise in carrying out fire risk assessments to
flats whether it for the common areas only, student accommodation, holiday lets
or Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMO’s).
This is for both converted or purpose-built blocks and for properties of
Are you selling your flat and need a fire risk assessment?
If you are selling a flat which comprises common parts then
you will require a fire risk assessment in order to sell your property. This comes under the Regulatory Reform (Fire
Safety) Order 2005 and as the responsible person (whether you are a landlord,
Commercial Cleaning and Fire Safety – The Crucial Link
All commercial and certain residential properties should
have a fire risk assessment carried out in accordance with the Regulatory
Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. One
major issue found within many properties is the lack of good housekeeping. We often find that com...