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Elan Environmental can provide a comprehensive range of fire risk assessments in a wide range of commercial & residential premises.
 Consultancy services including:

  • A Fire Risk Assessment of your premises
  • Fire Consultancy
  • Audit and update an existing Fire Risk Assessment
  • Provide a site- specific fire logbook
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Fire awareness training
  • Fire warden training
  • Disability access audits
  • Fire occupancy assessments
  • Fire Evacuation Plans
  • Legislative fire consultancy
  • Auto CAD drawings
  • Building control submissions 

Part 3 of The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and The Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 came into effect on 15 November 2010. Similar risk based fire legislation is in place in the Republic of Ireland under The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 & The Fire Services Act 1981.

The main requirements under the legislation include - 

  • Carry out a fire risk assessment for the premises over which you have control;
  • Identify the fire hazards and risks associated with the premises, materials/substances, activities etc;
  • Identify the people, or groups of people at risk and anyone who may be especially at risk;
  • Remove and reduce the risks as far as reasonably possible;
  • Put in place general fire precautions to deal with any remaining risks;
  • Implement additional preventative and protective measures if flammable or explosive substances are used or stored on the premises;
  • Develop and implement appropriate emergency procedures in the event of fire;
  • If you have five or more employees, or require a licence or registration, you must record the significant findings of the risk assessment and any actions you have taken to remove/reduce the risk;
  • Review the risk assessment periodically or after significant changes in the workplace

Steps involved in a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA)

  • Identify the hazards
  • Identify the people at risk
  • Evaluate, remove, reduce & protect from the fire risk
  • Record, plan instruct, inform & train
  • The fire risk assessment must be reviewed.

Who is responsible for having a fire risk assessment in place?

  • Person with overall management of a building.
  • An employer with control of a workplace or self-employed with business premises.
  • Person responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes.
  • A charity or voluntary organisation.
  • A contractor with a degree of control over any premises.
  • Landlords (multi occupied buildings).

NOTE: Registered by the Institute of Fire Engineers as a Fire Risk assessor (life safety,) fire risk assessments are completed by a competent person. (As defined in the British Standards PAS 79:2020 Documents).

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