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Your Responsibilities

Your Responsibilities

Fire Risk Assessment 

Fire Risk Assessment

To help you carry out a fire risk assessment, the Department of Communities and Local Government has produced ‘A Short Guide to Making your Premises Safe from FireImage’. This booklet will give you a general understanding of basic fire safety principles and the methodology of carrying out a fire risk assessment.

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Advice for Small Business 

Advice for Small Business

Safety in the workplace should always be a high priority for all businesses no matter their size to ensure a safe working environment for all. Failure to do so can give your employees the wrong message as it reflects to them that their well-being while at work is not always being considered and in some cases even have catastrophic effects in the event of an office fire. 

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Regulations and Code 

Regulations and Code

The Regulators’ Code came into statutory effect on 6 April 2014, replacing the Regulators’ Compliance Code. It provides a clear, flexible and principles-based framework for how regulators should engage with those they regulate.

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Unwanted Fire Signals 

Unwanted Fire Signals

Unwanted fire signals tie up fire crews when they could be attending real emergencies. Automatic fire alarms help to keep premises and their occupants safe by providing early warning of a possible fire, which gives people inside the building time to evacuate. However not all fire alarm detection systems are triggered by real fires – steam, cigarette smoke, aerosol sprays and light smoke from cooking can also trigger these systems.

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