Fire Risk Assessment undertaken by a professional, third party approved assessor
In the event of a visit by an enforcement Officer from your local office of the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service for the purposes of carrying out a Fire safety audit on the premises, one of the principal areas the Officer will be scrutinising while undertaking an audit will be the premises Fire Risk Assessment report.
The requirement to undertake a Fire Risk assessment is contained within Part 3 of The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005. section 53 & 54.
A Fire Safety Risk Assessment is required to be underaken by anyone who has control, to any extent, of the premises and will be required to take steps to mitigate the detrimental effects of fire on the premises. This requirement will however be limited to what is neccessary, reasonable and practical in the circumstances and reflect the level of control each occupier has in relation to the premises.
Anyone undertaking a fire risk assessment must be competent this is generally defined as someone having the neccesary, training, knowledge and experience to undertake the task. Firehouse (Scotland) has experienced long time serving 'x' fire safety officers who have undertaken courses in risk assessments, and have significant experience in both auditing and compiling Fire Risk Assessments.
Clients can expect a fast, efficient service by competent personel.
A fire Risk Assessment will entail an organised visit and meeting with a responsible member of staff, normally a Manager, Supervisor or in the case of HMO property the Landlord, always allow at least 2.5 hours asside for this. Following a full inspection, a Fire Risk Assessment report is drawn up which will include photos to support significant findings accompanied by a brief excerpt of supporting digest of legislation, more importantly the relevant significant findings outlining deficiencies in the report come with a directed prioritised timescale for remedial action. Clients will also receive a free sample log book.
Firehouse (Scotland) is Scottish Centrally based to provide fire safety services within easy reach of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee although we can and have dealt with fire risk assessments and training requests from clients located in Aberdeen, the Highlands and Scottish Borders.
Should you require a Fire Risk assessment to be undertaken you may use our contact form or phoning us directly on 07772610799.