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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire signs checklist
    Fire signs checklistFire safety signs tend to be forgotten about once installed, but over time they may need to be updated or replaced. Our fire signs checklist will help. How to use the checklistUse our document to check that you have all you need, and to ensure signs are correctly in place on an ongoing basis. The list of signs covers fire escape routes and exits, fire doors, fire extinguishers, fire hazards and emergency action.Before you start, record the building and the work area you are looking at in...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire safety management - routine tasks
    Fire safety management - routine tasksWhen putting together a planned preventive maintenance schedule for a property you must include essential fire safety tasks. Our summary document will help with this. What's covered?Duty of careWhatever your premises, you'll have fire safety responsibilities to fulfil. Our Fire Safety Management - Routine Tasks is a summary guide to the various routine tasks which a premises manager must implement. We've created this document to ensure that all your responsibilities are...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire risk assessment preparation questionnaire
    Fire risk assessment preparation questionnaireWhen a fire risk assessment is carried out for your premises there are a number of records and documents which need to be checked. Use our questionnaire to save time on the day.Where to startWhen auditors and assessors arrive on your premises there's nothing more frustrating than not being able to quickly lay your hands on the documentation they request. Our Fire Risk Assessment Preparation Questionnaire includes a list of information which is likely to be required....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire risk assessment conclusion
    Fire risk assessment conclusionWhen you undertake a fire risk assessment, part of the process involves risk rating. Why should you do this and how can you go about it? Our document will help.When to use this documentThe purpose of a fire risk assessment is to systematically review fire safety in a premises and determine the improvements which need to be taken. The risk assessment process identifies:- the hazards- staff and others who are at risk - existing risk control measures; and- additional risk control...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire risk assessment review
    Fire risk assessment reviewWhen your fire risk assessment is due for review, you must re-evaluate all the different elements such as the alarm system, fire extinguishers, staff training and record keeping. Use our form to simplify this task.ComplianceUnder the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 you must review your fire risk assessment when there are relevant changes to your premises or activities. You must also make a reassessment if there are other reasons to believe it's not valid, such as in the...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Sprinkler checklist
    Sprinkler checklistSprinklers can be a very effective means of reducing the damage caused by fire but keeping them maintained is essential and often a condition of your insurance policy.Why you need the checklistThe questions on our Sprinkler Checklist are based on established methods for managing sprinkler systems as set out in British Standards and the Loss Prevention Council's guidance. So if you're asked questions by a building inspector, fire officer or your insurer, you should have all the right answers.What's...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire safety policy
    Fire safety policyA fire safety policy is a document that outlines how you intend to manage the risks associated with fire. It shouldn't be a complicated document and should be available for all staff and visitors to see.A statement of intentOur Fire Safety Policy is split into two parts; the first of which is a general statement of policy. This sets out in some detail how you approach fire safety and the precautions you've introduced to manage it effectively. Detailed arrangementsOne of the most important functions...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Emergency contacts list
    Emergency contacts listWhen something goes wrong it's useful to have a list of telephone numbers to hand so that staff can obtain help quickly. Use our emergency contacts list to create such a document.What's covered?The form includes the following sections:responsible person (manager and advisor)emergency servicesenforcing authoritiesmedical servicesfire and security servicespractical assistanceinsurersother emergency contacts.Fill in the site address and telephone details at the top of the form then work through...
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Responsible person role and authorisation
    Responsible person role and authorisationThe Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 introduced the role of "responsible person" (RP) and made it clear that all employers automatically take on this role in respect of their premises and activities. Responsible person roleTo ensure compliance, it's good practice to appoint a senior manager or director to take overall responsibility for fire safety on the premises. This should ensure compliance with the RP responsibilities on behalf of the employing organisation....
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  • Health & Safety Documents - Fire safety law - a quick guide
    Fire safety law - a quick guideIf you need to know how fire safety law applies to your premises, then our quick guide is a good place to begin. It answers the most common questions asked.What's covered?Our Fire Safety Law - A Quick Guide covers frequently asked questions regarding the latest fire safety law in all parts of the UK. It's intended to provide short but informative answers to help you understand just why you have to fill in certain forms, complete risk assessments and assign responsibilities etc....
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