Information regarding using third party certificated fire risk assessors for your fire risk assessment requirements.
This BAFE Life Safety Fire Risk Assessment (SP205) scheme ensures independent certification of the quality and competence of companies fire risk assessors, large and small. It is important to ensure when choosing an external fire-risk assessor to remember that you can still be held accountable if something happens or if errors are made during the process. Please note that you should make regular checks to ensure that they are sufficiently qualified and experienced in being a fire risk assessor.
BAFE registered companies will be certified via one of two UKAS accredited certification bodies:
Please note that you should make regular checks to ensure that the chosen risk assessor is sufficiently qualified and experienced. Ask the risk assessor to demonstrate that they’ve taken the necessary reasonable steps to comply with their legal obligations and requirements under fire safety legislation.
Legal obligations nationwide require the appointed responsible person for fire safety for commercial/non-domestic premises to have adequate fire protection.