15 September 2020

FIA member company C.S.Todd & Associates Limited (CSTA) has been awarded a contract by the Home Office to produce new fire safety guidance and update existing guides as part of a wider overhaul of guidance which supports the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

The existing guides to be updated are:

  • A Short Guide to Making your Premises Safe from Fire;
  • Fire Safety in Purpose-Built Blocks of Flats.
  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment Checklist;
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Guidance Note no.1;

In addition to ensuring the guides are consistent with any amendments via the Fire Safety Bill and any secondary legislation implementing the Grenfell Phase 1 report recommendations, CSTA are tasked with improving the guides.

If you are familiar with any of the above documents and would like to provide brief details of how you think they can be improved or any issues that you have with any of the guides, particularly the first two in the above list, CSTA would welcome your views. At this stage, all that is required is high level comment, rather than great detail, as there will be extensive stakeholder consultation when the drafts are available.

Please submit your comments via consultation@cstodd.co.uk by end of October at the latest.