Frequently Asked Questions

What benefits are there to hiring a professional Fire Risk Assessment service?

  • Provides your business with professional documentation to satisfy the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Provides your business with professional documentation which will satisfy the suitable & sufficient criteria of your local Fire & Rescue Service.
  • Provides your business with professional documentation for your insurance company.

Who needs a Fire Risk Assessment?

  • All companies employing 5 or more persons, this is either in one premises or spread over many premises.
  • All premises that have a license. Pub, takeaway, restaurant, off-license, hotel, HIMO’s etc.

How long does the Fire Risk Assessment take?

This depends on the size of your premises. However, there will be no disruption to your business whilst the Fire Risk Assessment is being carried out. Our assessors will need to inspect all parts of your premises and would require access to company policies and procedures relating to Fire Safety.

Will I be fully compliant with the new legislation if SPL Fire Safety carryout a Fire Risk Assessment for me?

Yes, Fire Risk Assessments are carried out by qualified Fire Risk Assessors, who will ensure that your property complies with the requirements of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

We provide all of our customers with a clear, easy to understand report that satisfies regulatory requirements and prioritises our findings to allow you to deal with any problems, or potential problems, as quickly as possible. The report is supplied in electronic or printed formats, which can be used to demonstrate that you are compliant.

Do I need to review my Fire Risk Assessment every year?

As part of the Fire Risk Assessment process you are required to review your Fire Risk Assessment on a regular basis (recommend every 12 months), when any building work has been carried out and when there are any major changes to your processes. We provide an annual review service at a reduced cost if we produced your initial Fire Risk Assessment.

Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) definition of – Regularly – generally accepted to be every 12 months.