Guidance

Fire safety risk assessment: healthcare premises

Guidance about completing a fire safety risk assessment for people responsible for healthcare premises.

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Fire safety risk assessment: healthcare premises

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This guide is for all employers, managers, responsible persons, occupiers and owners of premises where the main use of the building (or part of the building) is to provide healthcare including:

  • hospitals
  • medical centres
  • other healthcare premises

This guide does not apply to:

  • care and nursing homes
  • rehabilitation premises
  • day-care centres with no residential clients
  • sheltered accommodation
  • out-posted nursing care in single private dwellings
  • staff accommodation

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