Fire Risk Assessment
As a business owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your premises is safe for employees, customers and visitors. A big part of this is taking every step you can to reduce the risk of fire.
At Ashford Security, we provide a comprehensive and professional risk risk assessment service for business customers throughout Kent. We can identify the areas of your building that are most vulnerable and suggest a practical and affordable solution.
Benefits of getting a fire risk assessment for your business
Improved security – Having your premises assess for fire risk means you can identify which parts of your building need improvement. This allows you to improve the overall security of your building as well as reducing the risk of fire.
Provide a safer environment for your employees – It’s your responsibility to provide a safe environment for your employees and having fire risk assessment carried out on your property will certainly help you to do this.
Reduce the risk of liability claims – If somebody were to be injured or killed as a result of your premises being vulnerable to fire, then you could find yourself facing a liability claim. Therefore, getting a full assessment of your property carried out is highly recommended.
Fire risk assessment FAQs
What does fire risk assessment entail?
There are several aspects to assessing the fire risk of a property. These include –
Protection against fire
Escaping from fire
When we assess your property, we’ll look at each of these areas and provide you with information on the best steps to take in order to make improvements.
Is fire risk assessment necessary?
Yes. As a business owner, you are legally required to ensure that your premises are safe. If you employ 5 or more people, you are also required to keep a written record of all your fire assessments.
Is CCTV helpful for preventing fire?
CCTV can be a very effective way to prevent arson, since it acts as a deterrent to vandals. When used with other security measures, such as automatic gates and access control, it can greatly improve the security of your building.
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