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Fire Risk Assessment
Fire risk assessment is a legal requirement for every workplace. Even a small fire
could have fatal consequences and will have serious financial implications for any
business.
Safety point
Why?
How do you do this?
By law a competent
A competent person will have the
By developing your own knowledge,
person must carry out a
knowledge to identify the risks and
training a suitable, interested
fire risk assessment of
suggest practical precautions you
member of staff, or employing a
the premises.
can take.
qualified advisor. Ask for information
from your Fire Authority.
Use the blank fire assessment form provided on the last page to go through this process and do a fire
risk assessment of your premises. Photocopy the form for additional areas if required.
Fire safety risk assessment
Identify fire hazards
1
Identify:
sources of ignition such as naked flames
sources of fuel such as flammable liquids
sources of oxygen such as the air around us
Identify people at risk
2
Identify:
people in and around the premises and
people who are especially at risk
Evaluate, remove or reduce, and protect from risk
Evaluate the risk of a fire starting
3
Evaluate the risk to people from a fire
Remove or reduce fire hazards
Remove or reduce the risks to people from a fire
Protect people by providing fore precautions
Record, plan, inform, instruct and train
4
Record any major findings and action you have taken
Discuss and work with other responsible people
Prepare an emergency plan
Inform and instruct relevant people
Provide training
5
Review
Review your fire-risk assessment regularly
Make changes where necessary
Remember to review your fire-risk assessment regularly
Fire Risk Assessment
Fire risk assessment is a legal requirement for every workplace. Even a small fire
could have fatal consequences and will have serious financial implications for any
business.
Safety point
Why?
How do you do this?
By law a competent
A competent person will have the
By developing your own knowledge,
person must carry out a
knowledge to identify the risks and
training a suitable, interested
fire risk assessment of
suggest practical precautions you
member of staff, or employing a
the premises.
can take.
qualified advisor. Ask for information
from your Fire Authority.
Use the blank fire assessment form provided on the last page to go through this process and do a fire
risk assessment of your premises. Photocopy the form for additional areas if required.
Fire safety risk assessment
Identify fire hazards
1
Identify:
sources of ignition such as naked flames
sources of fuel such as flammable liquids
sources of oxygen such as the air around us
Identify people at risk
2
Identify:
people in and around the premises and
people who are especially at risk
Evaluate, remove or reduce, and protect from risk
Evaluate the risk of a fire starting
3
Evaluate the risk to people from a fire
Remove or reduce fire hazards
Remove or reduce the risks to people from a fire
Protect people by providing fore precautions
Record, plan, inform, instruct and train
4
Record any major findings and action you have taken
Discuss and work with other responsible people
Prepare an emergency plan
Inform and instruct relevant people
Provide training
5
Review
Review your fire-risk assessment regularly
Make changes where necessary
Remember to review your fire-risk assessment regularly
Risk Assessment - Record of significant findings
Risk assessment for
Assessment done by
Building:
Date:
Completed by:
Location:
Signature:
Use:
Identify fire hazards
Sources of ignition
Sources of fuel
Sources of oxygen
People at risk
Evaluate, remove, reduce and protect from risk
Risk of fire occurring
Risk to people from a fire
starting in the premises
What hazards can be removed
and/or reduced that may cause
a fire
How can the risks to people be
removed and/or reduced
Assessment review
Assessment/review date
Completed by
Signature
Review outcome (where substantial changes have occurred a new record sheet should be used)
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