As we start to come out of quarantine it is essential that the normal housekeeping issues that applied prior to lockdown is reinstated if it has been suspended. Remember that the fire alarm will need its weekly test, is the person responsible for this at work or have they been furloughed and if yes then…
A care home manager has been fined £500 following a blaze in which an elderly woman died.
The Fire Safety Bill has had a successful Second Reading in the House of Commons during which James Brokenshire (the Minister of State at the Home Office) focused on the tragic Grenfell Tower fire and stressed that “the Government is resolute in its commitment to ensure that events of this kind are never repeated.”
The Government is proposing to apply the new safety regime initially to all multi-occupied residential buildings of at least 18 metres, or more than six storeys (buildings “in scope”), but this can be extended to other premises.
When considering the implications of your fire risk assessment you as the client need to be aware of the potential of the consequences, and that changing your assessor just because of the comments within your assessment is not a really sensible way forwards either.