Fire Risk Assessment

The Law and Reducing Your Liability

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and in Scotland The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, places the responsibility of fire safety firmly onto the shoulders of the Business Employer, Manager or Owner ("Responsible Person") and stipulates that it is a legal requirement for the majority of UK businesses to undertake a fire risk assessment, which will identify any fire hazards, people at risk and actions to be taken.

It is the Responsible Person's duty to ensure the fire risk assessment is carried out by someone who has had sufficient training and has good experience or knowledge of fire safety ("Competent Person").

Understanding your legal obligation can prove difficult, so by delegating your legal requirement to Hoyles, you let us take the heat out of the legislation for you. Therefore, reduce your liability to give you total peace of mind and the ultimate in hassle-free fire protection.

Contact us today to reduce your liability and have total peace of mind that your Fire Risk Assessment is being completed by the best...

Hoyles directly employ Fire Risk Assessors across the whole of the UK, who have decades of experience, a very high level of competency and who’s qualifications and experience include:

  • Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE);
  • Member Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO);
  • London Fire Brigade Fire Risk Assessment Courses;
  • Bucks Fire and Rescue Service Fire Risk Assessment Courses.

Hoyles' company ethos is to safeguard the interests of the “Responsible Person” and ensure we:

  • Provide Fire Risk Assessments which are fit for purpose;
  • Employ Fire Risk Assessors who are competent;
  • Identify the appropriate preventive and protective measures;
  • Conduct our assessments in line with PAS 79 Guidelines; and
  • Are properly insured.

As a nationwide service, Hoyles can conduct fire risk assessments at all types of premises, large or small, ranging from shops and offices to hospitals and schools, providing, in the form of a comprehensive bound report, all the information needed for the "responsible" person to be able to make an accurate management decision on the appropriate course of action

To view the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in full, please click the link below:

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/si/si2005/20051541.htm _______

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Fire Training

Hoyles can help businesses to meet the requirements of The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order, which states that all staff must receive basic Fire Safety Training and attend refresher sessions at pre-determined intervals.


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