Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (officially listed as The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 S.I. 2005 No. 1541) is a statutory instrument, applicable only in England and Wales. The Order places the responsibility on individuals within an organisation to carry out risk assessments to identify, manage and reduce the risk of fire. The Order was made into law on 7 June 2005[1] and came into force on 1 October 2006.[2]

Guidance for Businesses and Organisation is available in the form of 16[3] Government Published documents, with general guidance, a 5-Step Checklist and 12 documents pertaining specifically to a particular type of business premises. It does not normally apply to domestic premises.

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The guides available are

  • Do you have paying guests?
  • Fire safety risk assessment: animal premises and stables
  • Fire safety risk assessment: means of escape for disabled people
  • Fire safety risk assessment: open-air events and venues
  • Fire safety risk assessment: transport premises and facilities
  • Fire safety risk assessment: healthcare premises
  • Fire safety risk assessment: residential care premises
  • Fire safety risk assessment: theatres, cinemas and similar premises
  • Making your premises safe from fire
  • Fire safety risk assessment: 5-step checklist
  • Fire safety risk assessment: factories and warehouses
  • Fire safety risk assessment: large places of assembly
  • Fire safety risk assessment: small and medium places of assembly
  • Fire safety risk assessment: educational premises
  • Fire safety risk assessment: sleeping accommodation
  • Fire safety risk assessment: offices and shops

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