Collection

Fire safety law and guidance documents for business

This collection brings together all documents relating to fire safety law and guidance documents for businesses.

Fire safety law changed in October 2006 with the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

These guides:

  • tell businesses what they need to do to comply with fire safety law
  • help businesses carry out a fire risk assessment
  • help businesses identify the general fire precautions they need to have in place

As well as the publications below, fire safety advice is also available in:

On 5 January 2016 responsibility for fire and rescue policy transferred from the Department for Communities and Local Government to the Home Office.

Documents

  1. Fire safety: guidance for the hospitality industry
  2. Fire safety risk assessment: animal premises and stables
  3. Fire safety risk assessment: means of escape for disabled people
  4. Fire safety risk assessment: open-air events and venues
  5. Fire safety risk assessment: transport premises and facilities
  6. Fire safety risk assessment: healthcare premises
  7. Fire safety risk assessment: residential care premises
  8. Fire safety risk assessment: theatres, cinemas and similar premises
  9. Making your premises safe from fire
  10. Fire safety risk assessment: 5-step checklist
  11. Fire safety risk assessment: factories and warehouses
  12. Fire safety risk assessment: large places of assembly
  13. Fire safety risk assessment: small and medium places of assembly
  14. Fire safety risk assessment: educational premises
  15. Fire safety risk assessment: sleeping accommodation
  16. Fire safety risk assessment: offices and shops
Published 13 December 2012