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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO)

Statutory instruments 1541 2005 (Reprinted December 2006)

Author:
Great Britain
Publisher:
TSO (The Stationery Office)
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) - Front
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The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) came into effect in October 2006 and replaced over 70 pieces of fire safety law. The FSO applies to all non-domestic premises in England and Wales, including the common parts of blocks of flats and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).

The law applies to you if you are:

  • responsible for business premises

  • an employer or self-employed with business premises

  • responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes

  • a charity or voluntary organisation

  • a contractor with a degree of control over any premises

  • providing accommodation for paying guest

Under the FSO, the responsible person must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and implement and maintain a fire management plan.

More detailed advice and guidance on the implementation of a fire risk management plan can be found in the series of fire safety guidance documents available below. These Fire Safety -Risk Assessment guides have been produced with specific types of business premises in mind.

Extent 68 pages ISBN 9780110729459
Size A4 Price £19.75
Format Paperback Published 15 Jun 2005
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