Fire Safety – are you meeting your obligations?

City Security Magazine LogoOwners and managers of businesses and other organisations’ premises must fulfil important responsibilities covering mandatory life safety risk assessments. But what are these, and how can ‘Duty Holders’ best discharge their legal responsibilities?

In the latest edition of City Security Magazine, NSI’s Approval Schemes Manager (Systems), John Davidson, shares practical insights on why fire risk assessments are required, what they entail and the implications of an assessment’s findings.

With an increased focus on the adoption of strengthened safety and competency measures to protect those working in and visiting commercial, public sector premises and other facilities, John also identifies those likely to be defined as a ‘Duty Holder’ and their associated legal responsibilities.

Requesting third party certificated/approved fire risk providers to review measures in place can help Duty Holders ensure they effectively fulfil both their legal responsibilities and insurance requirements, and demonstrate commitment to the safety of their staff, customers and visitors to the spaces they oversee.

Read John’s full article in the summer edition of City Security Magazine

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