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Risk Assessment

Fire Risk Assessment

A Fire Risk Assessment is defined as ‘a process for identifying fire hazards and determining the likelihood (risk) that such hazards will result in a fire’.

PDP can provide fire risk assessments for your premises to assist you in meeting the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, . The fire risk assessments are paper based or online. The online system is designed to offer immediate updates to the risk assessment once actions have been completed, and provides reminders of when tests and reviews are due. This is ideal for companies with multiple sites / buildings.

Legislation places a legal obligation onto the Responsible Person to carry out a suitable and sufficient assessment by a ‘Competent Person’. The appointment of a competent person will make the task less time consuming, more accurate and less costly for the Company. Insurers are increasingly requiring their customers to demonstrate that they are taking a responsible approach to fire safety – particularly for the safety of staff, customers, visitors and property.

All PDP risk assessments are carried out by qualified risk assessors and verified by a Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers.

Fire risk assessments have been completed by PDP on behalf of the Responsible Persons for the following industries:

  • Independent and special schools
  • Local authority schools
  • Hotels
  • Department stores
  • Production facilities
  • Warehousing and distribution centres
  • Residential care premises
  • Offices
  • Primary care trusts
  • Universities
  • Food production
  • Storage premises
  • Local authority premises
  • Sports stadiums
  • Armaments production facilities
  • Nuclear Installations
  • Places of public assembly

If you would like to find out more information on the fire risk assessment services PDP provide, call 01444 480444, email or click here for our contact form.