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