A fire risk assessment helps you identify all the fire hazards and risks in your premises. Here is the fifth of five steps to carrying out a fire risk assessment in the premises.
It is important to remember that fire risk assessment is a continuous process and as such must be monitored and audited. New and existing control measures should be maintained to make sure they are still working effectively.
However, if you introduce changes into your premises your original risk assessment may not address any new hazards or risk arising from them. For this reason it is also important to review and revise your assessment regularly.
This doesn't mean that it is necessary to amend your assessment for every trivial change that occurs, but the impact of any significant change should be considered. For example:
The above list is not exhaustive and any change that could lead to new hazards or risks should be considered.