Tag Archives: Fire Safety Regulations

Fire Safety in Shared Buildings: Responsibilities and coordination among tenants

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In shared buildings, such as apartment complexes and multi-tenant office spaces, the responsibility for fire safety is a collaborative effort. It’s not only the building management but also every tenant who plays a vital role in ensuring safety.   Comprehensive Understanding of Fire Safety Regulations: Every tenant must be aware of the specific fire safety […]

Training and Certification for Fire Risk Assessors: What You Need to Know

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At Martyn Young Fireproofing Consultancy, we understand the importance of having a team of well-trained professionals. With the safety of people and properties on the line, having the best people for the job is vital. In this article, we’ll explore the key elements of training and certification for fire risk assessors, shedding light on what […]

Navigating the Complexities of Fire Safety Regulations and Compliance

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For business owners and property managers, understanding and adhering to fire safety regulations is a crucial aspect of maintaining a safe environment. The complexities of these regulations can be daunting, but with a systematic approach, compliance can be achieved effectively. This blog aims to provide a guide to navigating the intricacies of fire safety regulations […]

New Fire Safety Regulations Coming Into Force Next Month: Are You Prepared?

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New fire safety regulations are on the horizon, increasing the importance of thorough Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs) and requiring more stringent measures. As the countdown to their implementation continues, it’s essential to ask ourselves: are you prepared? In a world where fire safety is of paramount importance, staying informed and taking proactive measures can make […]

New Fire Safety Regulations Effective From 1st October 2023

October 2023 New Fire Safety Regulations

Effective from the 1st of October 2023, updated fire safety guidelines will be implemented for all buildings falling under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO). These guidelines mark an essential milestone in the Home Office’s fire safety reform program, specifically Phase 3, aimed at enhancing fire safety measures across all FSO-regulated establishments. Through […]

What is Causing the Worrying Rise in Factory Fires?

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Factory fires have increasingly become a cause for concern over the past few years. These incidents disrupt production, jeopardise lives and property, and even ripple through global supply chains. Identifying the root causes of these fires, understanding their impact, and adopting effective fire risk management strategies are of paramount importance. Root Causes of Rising Factory […]

New fire safety regulations set to come into force in October 2023

New Fire Safety Regulations

The UK government has put a fire safety reform programme in place aimed at making sure the country’s residents are safe from fire hazards. As part of this program, new fire safety regulations are set to come into force in October 2023. In this article, we will discuss changes to fire safety and how Total […]

Fire safety concerns mean only 40% of tenants feel safe in their homes

Fire Safety Concerns

Recent studies have revealed alarming statistics – only 40% of tenants feel safe in their homes due to fire safety concerns. This article aims to provide an overview of these findings, highlight the importance of landlord fire risk assessments, and discuss the latest government regulations that aim to improve fire safety. Overview of Findings A […]

Which buildings do the new Fire Safety Regulations apply to?

Fire Safety Regulations

New fire safety regulations will come into effect from 23rd January 2023 relating to buildings that contain more than one residence. The duties in these Regulations supplement those imposed by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. These new regulations relate to buildings in England that comprise two or more domestic premises (including the residential […]