Managing Healthcare Fire Safety (HTM 05-01)

Department of Health policy on fire safety in the NHS in England.


Health Technical Memorandum 05-01: Managing healthcare fire safety

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This guidance (HTM 05-01) sets out the Department of Health’s policy on fire safety in the NHS in England. It includes best practice guidance on management arrangements for fire safety.

Published 18 July 2006
Last updated 24 April 2013 + show all updates
  1. This second edition of HTM 05-01updates the previous edition from 2006 and places more emphasis on the importance of training.

  2. First published.