Fire safety for your business
Many businesses are now re-opening, and adapting how they work to incorporate social distancing. Fire safety needs to be considered alongside these changes.
This Fire Safety Guidance Note on returning to work after the Coronavirus lockdown contains useful information on fire safety.
Links to key information on fire safety can be found below:
This key document is likely to need updating to reflect changes in staffing levels and working practices.
Do you need to update your plan to incorporate social distancing into your evacuations and fire drills? Read our advice.
Has your usual testing and maintenance schedule been disrupted? It’s time to check your alarms, extinguishers and other systems.
Are staff propping open doors to avoid touching them when they should be kept shut? Know the risks.
Do you still have the fire wardens and fire marshals you need?
Make sure combustible material hasn’t built up on or near to your premises.
Are your staff on standby if a salvage operation is needed? What if your staffing levels have changed?