I need a Fire Alarm?
decision process to decide if you require an Automatic
Fire Detection and Alarm System.
fire safety rules affecting all non-domestic premises in
England and Wales will come
into force on 1 October
2006. If you are: responsible for business premises as:
• An employer
• Self-employed with business premises
• A charity or voluntary organisation
• A contractor with a degree
of control over any premises
you will be affected by the new Regulatory Reform (Fire
Safety) Order 2005 which affects:-
Offices and Shops
Medium and Large places
Premises and Facilities.
Fire Detection and Alarm Systems are governed by a Code
of Practice for Design, installation
and maintenance known as BS5839 2002. This Code
of Practice comprehensively
governs such systems and if followed is
accepted as current good practice.
decision as to the requirement of such a system is arrived
at via the ‘risk
and Legislative Requirements and the
risk Assessment should involve thought
being given to:
the potential hazards of the workplace.
who (employees, visitors might be at risk from any fire
the risks arising from hazards and decide whether existing
are adequate or more should
to negate the hazards or mange
the findings and details of action taken.
5) Review the risk
revise as and when necessary.
us now to discuss your requirements