It is vitally important to ensure that should the worst occur you have adequate and proficient measures in place to deal, with it.
Some sites have 24/7 on site fire support with ex brigade staff and equipment to act as a 1st response, some will have local bespoke support from the FRS to allow them to know exactly what is going and what’s actions are required
Making sure that you have an appreciation of the activities and what a potential increase in risk will do to both neighbouring business and the environment is also essential.
Ensure your insurance cover is comprehensive and includes the consequential issues from an environmental perspective.
It would also be prudent to provide the directors and senior management within the business with sufficient commercial sal insurance protection (directors and officers liability cover) now that legal aid no-longer extends to manslaughter defence.
A small issue can develop into a much larger problem in a very short time so being aware of the consequences of your processes and procedures is vital.
Allowing your risk assessor to participate in management meetings to ensure all of the directors and senior staff are fully briefed is recommended as is interaction with the insurance people.