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Could you be a Fire Warden?

Could you be a Fire Warden?

August 14, 2017

Fire Wardens play an essential role in the management of fire safety within the workplace but what exactly is expected of you should you be appointed as a warden? And how can employers ensure that their workplace’s warden is trained to carry out their duties safely and proficiently?

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Be fine, not fined!

Be fine, not fined!

August 4, 2017

Recent events have clearly highlighted the responsibilities of a building’s ‘Responsible Person’ in terms of fire regulations and part of this responsibility includes the requirement to conduct a fire risk assessment. However, apart from stating that an assessment must be carried out, the Fire Safety Regulations of 2005 contain no set standards as to how fire safety assessments should be completed and nor is there any requirement to use a specialist fire assessor. if you are responsible for fire safety in a building, what are the implications of undertaking the fire risk assessment yourself?

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