Fire Safety Advice
Welcome to our help and advice section for business, building owners, duty holders and responsible persons.
In this section you’ll find a range of useful downloadable Fact Files and Guides that will help you to understand what you need to do to ensure your building is as safe as possible from fire.
If you’re really not sure where to start – we recommend that you simply start from the top and work down. We’ve arranged all the resources into helpful sections so that you can choose the resource that is most helpful to you – whether you need to understand fire safety legislation, or simply get advice on your fire alarm system or portable fire extinguishers – you’ll find all of that and more here.
Remember, if after reading all of the information below you still have questions, please feel free to email one of our Technical Managers, we will get back to you within three working days.
General advice and useful information on fire safety:
- Responsible for Fire Safety? video>>
- Third Party Certification for customers – white paper>>
- Best Practice Guide>>
- RRO Guides>>
- Fire Safety Law leaflet>>
- Guidance Boat Safety Scheme>>
Advice and useful information on Fire Risk Assessment:
- Guide to choosing a Fire Risk Assessor>>
- Guidance : Legal responsibilities of a Fire Risk Assessor>>
- Fire Risk Assessment Standard Scope of Services>>
Advice and useful information on Fire Detection and Alarms:
- FD&A Infographic>>
- FIA Guidance on Fire Alarm Detector Applications and Documentation of the Selection>>
- Cut False Alarm Costs – campaign>>
- Infographic : How to cut false alarm costs>>
- Fact File 38 End User guidance on False Alarm Prevention>>
- Fact File 66 – Guide to Beam Smoke Detectors>>
Advice and useful information on Fire Extinguishers:
- Extinguisher Infographic>>
- Guidance Buying Extinguishers via the Internet>>
- Fire Extinguisher Advice Guide 1 Passenger Transport: Rolling Stock>>
- Fire Extinguisher Advice Guide 2 Passenger Transport Coaches, Buses and Mini-Buses>>
- Fire Extinguisher Advice Guide 3 Caravan and Camping Sites (Holiday Homes)>>
- Guidance Fire Safety Equipment Requirements on Caravan and Camping Sites>>
- FIA Guidance Farms and similar agricultural facilities>>
Advice and useful information on Fire Engineering: