For Consumers

In last months article Alan Palmer an FSB member and Secretary of the UK Fire Association showed the importance for business owners to prepare and periodically review the Fire Risk Assessment.

Next comes the written Emergency Plan which in simple terms, is an extended version of the fire action notice - you do have these don’t you?  For instance, in the event of fire employees will need to raise the alarm; but how? They will need to leave the building; but where and how? Where should they assemble?  Who takes the role call? Who calls the emergency services and how?

Alan Palmer is an FSB member and Secretary of the UK Fire Association where he spends much of his time advising business owners about how to prevent fires occurring in the workplace.  Alan will explain in simple terms why it is in your interests to take fire safety management seriously and in next months article reveals the simple steps to ensure that you comply with the Fire Safety Order and are also protecting your staff and financial assets too!