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Fire Risk Assessments

A fire risk assessment is critical to understanding the fire hazards in your premises and the steps you need to take to safeguard against them.

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At Eyton Solutions, we pride ourselves as a fire industry leader in quality when it comes to fire risk assessments.

 

With thousands of satisfied customers, you can trust us to provide you with an expert, professional and affordable service that meets your specific needs.

We recognise that fire safety is of the utmost importance, so we go above and beyond to ensure that our clients are fully informed and compliant with all relevant regulations.

As part of our service, we can provide you with an easy-to-understand report that outlines the findings of your assessment and provides recommendations for mitigating any identified risks. We can also provide ongoing support to ensure that your premises remain compliant with fire safety legislation.

Contact us today to find out more about our fire risk assessment services and how we can help you.

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Why Eyton Solutions?

UKAS Accredited by BAFE

At Eyton Solutions, we are UKAS Accredited by British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) to provide fire risk assessments. This means that our team of assessors have been independently assessed and approved to carry out fire risk assessments to the highest standards.

As a BAFE-registered company, we are committed to following their code of conduct and maintaining the highest levels of quality, safety, and competence.

To further guarantee our level of quality, our fire risk assessors themselves have had their level of competence individually verified under the UKAS Nationally Accredited scheme FRACS with Warrington fire.

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Gathering Information, Premises Visit and Assessment

When you request a fire risk assessment from us, our first step is to gather the required documentation available prior to arriving on site. Once we have worked with you to obtain the information and agreed a suitable date and time, we would send out a highly experienced and qualified assessor to visit your premises.

The assessor will spend time understanding your business and what makes it unique and the processes in place before carrying out a thorough inspection of the premises. With this knowledge, they will be able to identify any potential fire hazards and put together a comprehensive report.

Our Process

From our clients

Weavervale Housing Trust

"Quick to respond. All staff are professional and competent in what they do and there is very proactive approach to resolving issues and supporting us as the client."

Worcestershire County Council 

"Breath of fresh air. From 3 previous assessors, Eyton Solutions Ltd are by far the better company."

Conwy Garth

"Extremely knowledgeable." Able to understand the challenges from a business point of view and provide practical straightforward advice with no waffle!"

Fire Risk Assessment FAQs

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What Is a Fire Risk Assessment?

A fire risk assessment is an evaluation of the fire hazards in your premises and the steps you need to take to safeguard against them.

 

It is a legal requirement for all businesses in the UK, and it should be conducted by a qualified assessor.

By law (Article 9 of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005), a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment must be carried out in every building in England and Wales unless it is a domestic dwelling. 

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How Often Should I Conduct a Fire Safety Risk Assessment?

The frequency of fire risk assessments will depend on the specific risks in your premises and the advice of your assessor.

 

If there are significant changes to your premises or your business operation, you should consider conducting a new assessment. This could include changes to the layout of the building, the introduction of new equipment or materials, or an increase in the number of people working in the premises.

You should also review your assessment regularly to ensure that it remains up-to-date and relevant. 

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How Much Does a Fire Risk Assessment Cost?

The cost of a fire risk assessment will vary depending on the size and complexity of your premises. Contact us today for a free quote. 

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What Are the Penalties for Not Conducting a Fire Risk Assessment?

If a fire occurs without a valid fire risk assessment in place, then the responsible person may be liable for prosecution. In the event of a fire, the responsible person may also be liable for any damages or injuries that occur.

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What Does the Fire Risk Assessment Process Involve?

The fire risk assessment process will vary depending on the size and complexity of your premises. However, as stated in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, a fire risk assessment must consider the following five key components:

  1. Identify the fire hazards

  2. Identify people at risk

  3. Evaluate, remove or reduce the risks

  4. Record your findings

  5. Review and update the assessment regularly

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Will My Insurance Company Require a Fire Risk Assessment?

Most insurance companies will require you to have a fire risk assessment in place before they provide cover.  

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Do I Need to Hire a Qualified Fire Risk Assessor?

There is no legal requirement to hire a professional assessor, but it is strongly recommended. Conducting a fire risk assessment can be complex and time-consuming, so it is best left to the experts.

A professional assessor will have the expertise and experience to identify all the potential fire hazards in your premises and suggest the most appropriate control measures. They will also be able to advise you on your legal obligations.

At Eyton Solutions, all our fire risk assessors are qualified and experienced professionals who will be able to carry out a thorough assessment of your premises. 

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