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A fire risk assessment is vital to your business’ safety, and a legal requirement. It allows you, the responsible person, to ensure the safety the people you are responsible for. It also potentially reduces the effect of a fire on your premises and any stock, keeping your business safe.
When re-opening your business following the easing of the lockdown restrictions, you should review your Fire Risk Assessment to ensure that it takes into account any changes to your business operations due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Fire risk assessments are a legal requirement find out what you need to do
You are looking for changes that effect how you prevent fire and protect people from fire in you work place.
The review should consider the following:
This isn’t everything you need to consider, but it should get you thinking about what you might need to consider. As changes are announced on lockdown relaxation and business re-opening please make sure you think about your fire safety arrangements.
If you have questions that we haven't yet answered about how Covid-19 can effect fire safety for your business, tell us what you need to know and we'll add the answer to these pages.