risk assessment

Are you fire safety educated?

Fire safety legislation is often complicated and many people are unaware of their legal duties. In England and Wales, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies to all non-domestic (or commercial) premises such as schools. Unfortunately each year in England and Wales more than 1,300 schools suffer fires large…

Mansfield bargain shop fined for fire safety breaches

A bargain store in Mansfield has been ordered to pay more than £30,000 in costs for breaching fire safety regulations. Representatives from the national chain B&M Retail Ltd were slapped with the penalty after pleading guilty to breaching six fire safety offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005…

Fire minister announces ruling on hotel bedroom door case

Fire minister Bob Neil has called on the responsible person of a hotel to carry out a new fire risk assessment in order to resolve a dispute over how to improve fire safety standards. The enforcing authority and responsible person at an unnamed hotel were at odds of whether to…

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