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10 Fire Risk Assessment mistakes

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The 10 most common mistakes when completing a Fire Risk Assessment - you could be making them right now!

  1. DONE FROM A DESKTOP 
    • There is no physical inspection of the building
  2. YES/ NO
    • In most instances answering like this will not be deemed suitable and sufficient
  3. ACTION PLAN
    • Must conclude in an action plan with ranking and suitable timescales
  4. HIGH RISK / TECHNICAL
    • If you are not trained and competent, the chances are you’ll be avoiding the main risks!
  5. GUIDANCE
    • Often overlooked is working to the right legislation, supporting documents and British Standards
  6. SHARE
    • Tell your employees and pass on significant findings of the assessment
  7. KEEP IT CURRENT
    • Is your report current; a true reflection of the premises
  8. PROCEDURES AND ARRANGEMENTS
    • It is essential that all occupants know what to do in the event of a fire and deploy the evacuation strategy effectively
  9. IGNORE
    • Have you acted on the findings or just filed the report away until next time
  10. COMPETENCE
    • The person completing the assessment can be prosecuted
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We would like to thank HASAW for the Fire Risk Assessment and Fire Training that was carried our back in February 2018

Richard Smith
The Furniture Centre, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Safety at our site in London is imperative and by using HASAW they have on many occasions, designed, produced and delivered the appropriate fire signage to help keep the site safe

Leona Varley
Covent Garden Market Authority, London

We have instructed HASAW to complete Fire Risk Assessments and Asbestos Surveys at our Residential properties in the Midlands and I have been very happy with their friendly and professional manner. I do not hesitate to recommend them

Linda Woolsey
Moreton Road Properties Ltd
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