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INDEPENDENT

FIRE RISK ASSESSMENTS

FIRE SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT – WE ASSESS ALL PREMISES

At Independent Fire Risk Assessments Ltd we have over 15 years professional experience within the Fire Safety industry. We fire risk assess residential and commercial properties from communal areas of flats to shops, offices, churches, leisure centres and hotels plus many other types of premises.

We provide completely independent and best value around fire safety risk assessment reports. Fire risk assessment company near me – we operate from our Bristol and London offices. Our Bristol office covers Bath, Swindon, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Weston-super-Mare, Bridgwater, Taunton, Yeovil and Exeter plus other areas. Our London office covers local areas and west to Slough and Reading.

An accredited fire risk assessor, knowledgeable and experienced will outline all findings with regards to life safety within a professionally produced report. We always give honest advice and conduct a full, legally compliant fire safety risk assessment service. We’re a fully independent business with no affiliations to fire safety suppliers so you can be assured there will never be equipment or service contract sales.

DID YOU KNOW?

About Fire Safety in the Workplace – UK Fire Safety legislation requires that all businesses and organisations must carry out a fire risk assessment regardless of the type or size of the premises.

Fire certificates are no longer valid and are no longer issued by the Fire Authority. Failure to comply can lead to prosecution, severe penalties or imprisonment.

Fire assessment risk – the fire safety assessment is competitively priced depending on type, size and location of premises.

WHAT IS A FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT?

A Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) is the foundation of any Fire Safety Management system and is more than just a fire safety checklist.

We obtain information about persons on the premises and the building. We assess all fire hazards and determine who is at risk, especially those more vulnerable. We look at existing fire protection on the premises and the means of escape from fire. We determine the risk level of the premises and produce the assessment report with findings and state a date for review.

Find out more about what is covered, fire safety hazards and what a
qualified assessor is looking at when conducting and writing a complete fire safety risk assessment.

What is the legal requirement for fire risk assessments?

Suitable and sufficient Fire Risk Assessment LEGAL Requirement

Legislation

A fire risk assessment is a mandatory legal requirement. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 which applies in England and Wales, states the fire risk assessment must be suitable and sufficient, to be
reviewed regularly and to make changes if this is necessary, if there are changes in the processes or personnel, or if the premises are altered.

The Fire Safety Order (2005) places emphasis on preventing fires and reducing risk. Completed fire risk assessments must be recorded in full of all findings – where previously only specific information was required to be recorded. Record fire safety arrangements on the premises – demonstrate how fire safety is managed in your premises.

UNSURE IF YOUR BUSINESS IS AT RISK?

Contact us today to arrange for an independent and experienced
assessor to conduct an independent fire risk assessment.

WHO HAS TO DO A FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT?

A Fire risk assessment is a legal requirement even for Vacant Premises!

Fire Safety Law applies to you if you are:

  • An employer or self-employed with business premises – office, factory, warehouse.
  • A landlord responsible for business premises.
  • A charity or voluntary organisation with employees/volunteers.
  • A contractor with a degree of control over any premises.
  • Accommodation for paying guests – hotels, holiday cottages, holiday lets, B&B’s, serviced accommodation, caravan parks, airbnb etc.
  • An educational building, university, college, school, nursery or creche.
  • A hospital, care home, doctor’s surgery, or dentist’s surgery.
  • A landlord, management company of a residential property with common communal, or shared areas, flats, maisonette, residential or holiday park home site.
  • A landlord of a house in multiple occupation (HMO) and student accommodation.
  • Any premises which is open to the public/consumers – retail unit, shop, cafe, restaurant, pub, gym, village hall, church, theatre, cinema, leisure centre, nightclub, museum, library, community centre etc.

Good to know

Failure to provide a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment could result in fines, prosecution and building insurance being nullified.

The assessment will be non-destructive that will look at the measures to reduce or eliminate the risk of fire and spread of fire. It will identify persons at risk and whether people can escape safely plus much more!

Appropriate fire safety measures must be maintained.

Following the assessment, a comprehensive report is produced with all findings and will be emailed to you.

The fire risk assessment must be reviewed regularly.

You will need a new Fire Risk Assessment if there have been material alterations to the building.

If there are any significant changes to the use, contents or layout of the building since the last FRA was carried out.

If there is a significant change in fire risk precautions.

The Fire Industry Association recommend you update your FRA every three years to stay compliant with fire safety regulations.

By being in control of these premises, you are known as the Responsible Person. You have the responsibility of ensuring the safety of everyone who uses the premises and who are in the immediate vicinity of the premises regardless of premises type and size of business.

Examples: 

Office Fire Risk Assessment
Business Fire Risk Assessment
Building Fire Risk Assessment
Commercial Fire Risk Assessment
HMO Fire Risk Assessment
Fire Risk Assessment for Flats
Landlord Fire Risk Assessment.

Please note: This list is not exhaustive and applies to all commercial premises and workplaces, all premises with public access and all common areas in multi-occupied residential buildings.

Selling or buying a flat: If you are selling or buying a flat within a residential block or converted property and are required to provide a fire risk assessment for the common or communal area.

If you are unsure, simply get in touch.

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I NEED A FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT ASAP
FIRE RISK ASSESSOR NEAR ME
WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

The government recommends that fire risk assessments should be carried out by suitably competent fire professionals. 

A completely independent assessment will be conducted at a time convenient to you.

For a BEST VALUE AROUND fire risk assessment – complete your details in the form below and an EXPERIENCED and ACCREDITED fire risk assessor, listed on The Institute of Fire Safety Managers Tiered Fire Risk Assessors Register (TFRAR) and listed on the Competent Fire Risk Assessors Register (CFRAR) will contact you ASAP.

Fire Risk Assessment company near me – local locations

Bath, Berkshire, Bridgwater, Bristol, Cheltenham, Chippenham, Devon, Exeter, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, London, Maidenhead, Plymouth, Reading, Slough, Somerset, South West, Swindon, Taunton, Weston-super-Mare, Wiltshire, Worcester, Worcestershire, Yeovil

EVERY BUSINESS IN THE UK IS REQUIRED TO CONDUCT A
FIRE RISK ASSESSMENT

Find out more and book an assessment with our expert team today to keep your premises and its occupants safe.

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