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Fire Risk Assessments in Essex

Fire Risk Assessments in Essex are a legal requirement. If you’re accountable for a building, for example, an employer, owner, or occupier of premises that are not a ‘single private dwelling’. You want to make certain a competent person(s) completes a Fire Risk Assessment. It is your responsibility to manage fire dangers and risks on your premises and take suitable action.

For more information visit Fire Risk Assessments Your Responsibilities 

  • Initial telephone consultation with our team of Essex fire risk assessors to gain an understanding of your premises, concerns and queries.
  • You will receive a written quotation and a copy of our Terms & Conditions.
  • Upon commissioning a confirmation will be sent detailing time / date and location with the Assessor attending.
  • The Fire Risk Assessments in Essex will be carried out by a fully qualified Fire Risk Assessor.
  • It is preferable that you, or a member of your Staff assists the Assessor on his inspection as they will require access to secured areas and will have questions about the premise.
  • Once the services have been provided a Fire Safety Management Plan will be compiled which identifies the Fire Safety Actions for the premise.
  • An invoice will be compiled and forward to your Payroll dept / Nominated Person(s).
  • Upon receipt of payment the Fire Risk Assessments, Fire Safety Management Plan and Fire Risk Assessments will be released.

Article 9, (3) of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that your fire risk assessment and ensuing plan requires being up-to-date, our Fire Risk Assessors in Essex, and enforcing authorities believe strongly that your Fire Risk Assessments in Essex should be regularly reviewed every 12 month period. Should your premises be victim to a fire in the workplace, or have a change of staff, work processes, layout and construction, the fire risk assessments should be immediately reviewed following the works.

Fire Risk Assessments in Essex should take between 1-3 hours dependant on the size, occupancy, building type and the services required within the Fire Risk Assessment.

In 2001 it was decided fire safety legislation needed to be to simplified. This was achieved with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in England and Wales. 

The Order is designed to provide a minimum fire safety standard in all non-domestic premises with a few exceptions. If it is a workplace it designates the employer the Responsible Person (RP). If any other person has control to some extent then they could have duties under the Order. 

For more information visit Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 


No, but you are advised to review the Assessment a minimum of annually; it is your responsibility to keep this document updated with regular reviews. We would always advise that this is incorporated with a review meeting with ourselves, which we will make a smaller charge.