Fire risk Assessments in Derby

If you’re looking for a fire risk assessment in Derby then look no further than OHEAP. We have over fifty years of experience in the fire protection industry. In addition, our team of specialists can work around you when carrying out your inspection. For example, we can visit at any time of the day to ensure we aren’t interrupting workflow and to ensure that your premises isn’t too busy. We can take you through each of the fire safety risk assessment steps with ease.

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Fire RIsk assessments

Fire risk assessments identify and assess the potential risks that may arise within your building. Helping you to identify areas in which your policies and procedures may need improvement. Additionally, we can identify any fire safety precautions you should be following to keep visitors and employees safe.

Free comprehensive report on completion

Flexible assessments to work around you

Carried out by a qualified assessor

Fire Risk Assessment & Fire Door Survey

Our team of qualified assessors are also qualified fire door inspectors. This means we’re able to carry out a fire risk assessment and a fire door survey at the same time. Saving you time and money. 

Carried out by a certified fire door inspector

Saves you time and hassle

Discount when getting an FRA and a fire door inspection together

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We work with several third-party bodies to ensure we work to the highest industry standards.

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WHAT IS A FIRE Risk Assessment?

A fire risk assessment is a process that assesses the risks of fire and how best to prevent it from occurring. In addition, a fire risk assessment will look at where fires are likely to start, how quickly they spread and what sort of damage they can do. Also, for any fire risk assessment in Derby, we have you covered. Without a doubt, an FRA is the most important part of running any business. The purpose of a fire risk assessment is clear.

A process of identifying fire hazards in your premises.
Minimising the risks of injury.
Understanding the potential fire risks within your building.
Once the risks are identified we can note the key people at risk.
Implement new procedures to protect the occupant’s well-being.
If there are fire risks identified in the report, you’ll know what they are and how to manage them.

We ensure that we provide experienced and qualified assessors when completing your assessment. Also, we help you to understand where you may need to improve your policies, procedures and fire safety precautions.

Fire risk assessments should be easy to read and manage. We can make this happen for your business which makes you’re life easier. Especially if you have multiple properties. If you’re in need of a fire risk assessment in Derby, we can carry this out for you.

How often should a fire risk assessment be reviewed?

Fire risk assessments are a legal requirement. We recommend they are reviewed annually. In addition, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, requires a fire risk assessment to be reviewed if there are changes in the business. For example structural alterations, change of building use and increase in occupancy. For this reason a new fire risk assessment should be completed.

If you’re in need of an updated fire assessment or aren’t sure whether you are, get in touch. After that one of our Fire Protection Consultants can answer all of your questions.

Who is responsible for completing a Fire Risk Assessment?

In England and Wales, you may be responsible for fire safety and are known as the ‘responsible person’. Certainly if you’re an employer, person who has control of the premises or owner of the building/business other than a single domestic dwelling.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 details what you have to do to comply with the law. In addition, you must keep a written record of your fire risk assessment if your business has 5 or more people.

Finally, it is important to note that you could be fined and/or go to prison if you don’t follow fire safety regulations.

In order to properly carry out the assessment, the assessor should have a minimum understanding of the following:

  • Fire alarm system categories and design standards
  • Emergency lighting design standards
  • Fire extinguisher and fire safety sign and notice standards
  • Fire risk guidance documents
  • Current building regulations
  • Effects of fire on people and behaviour of people in fire situations
  • Means of escape
  • Fire prevention
  • Management of fire safety
  • Subsequently the assessment should be carried out by a suitably trained, qualified and experienced fire risk assessor.

At OHEAP Fire & Security all of Fire Risk Assessors are experts in their field and can take on the mantle of the “responsible person”. In conclusion, you can be confident that your assessment has been completed diligently and accurately.

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