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.


Published 13 December 2012