Fire safety regulations are set of rules put up to protect workers and the workplace from fire hazard.
The fire safety regulations is covered under the “The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005“. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 also known as the ‘RRO’ is the cornerstone of fire safety in the UK and brings together all laws relating to fire safety in one place.
The fire safety regulation also serve as a guide in drawing out the fire safety plan for every work/ work premises.
See PDF copy of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 here.
Aside from the regulatory reform (fire safety) order of 2005, there are other categories of fire safety legislation, which includes:
Other categories of fire safety legislation
- Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988/1989, 1993 and 2010
- Dangerous Substances Legislation
- The Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 – Chapter 21
- The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996
Click the links to read full articles on the different categories of fire regulations.
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