Fire Risk Assessment

Do you comply?

If you are the dutyholder, employer, landlord, or any other person who has control of the relevant premises; you are required by law to carry out an assessment of the workplace or, the relevant premises under section 53 or section 54 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 respectively.

Fire Risk AssessmentThe Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 were made under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and came in to force on the 1st October 2006, repealing all previous fire safety legislation, and placing a requirement on businesses to do a fire risk assessment that looks at reducing and removing the risk of fire.

In order to comply with duties imposed under section 53 or 54 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, Part 2 of the regulations places a duty on employer to carry out, record and review a risk assessment.

Fire is one of the most common threats to your business.

Did you know that failure to comply with current fire safety legislation may have a significant impact on the safety of your employees, customers and visitors with the potential result of business disruption, financial losses and damaged reputation?

60% of businesses never recover from a fire.

Commercial fires cost businesses on average £58,000

Fire damage costs UK businesses £3.6 million every day in insurance claims.

Why do you need a fire risk assessment?

  • To protect of your employees & visitors if a fire was to occur.
  • To ensure business continuity in the event of a fire.
  • Compliance with the current Fire Safety Legislation. You are personally liable for the fire safety of your business. Penalties for non-compliance range from £20,000 in fines to two years in prison.
  • To satisfy your insurance requirements.

How Fire Safety Risk Management can help

Fire Safety Risk Management can provide you with a suitable and sufficient Fire Safety Risk Assessment. We will arrange a suitable time to visit your premises and carry out a full site survey pointing out areas of non-compliance and providing you with a realistic and cost effective action plan that once implemented, will mean you will be complying with fire safety law, protecting your property, and protecting your staff.

Our comprehensive report includes-

  • Fire Risk Assessment in PAS 79 British Standard format
  • Fire Action Plan
  • Fire Safety Log Book
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan
  • Hot Work Permit
  • Fire Warden/Marshal Guide

Contact us today for free no obligation specialist advice on keeping your business and staff are protected.


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