WHAT IS PASSIVE FIRE SAFETY
Passive Fire Safety measures are those components that are built into the structure of a building to protect and safeguard its occupants from the effects of fire and flammable gases.
They do this by limiting the spread of fire and smoke and containing these
effects in a single compartment for as long as possible.
WHAT type of systems are classed as PASSIVE FIRE SAFETY measures?
Types of Passive Fire Safety Systems include but are not limited to:
It is important to have these passive systems regularly checked to ensure that they are in good order and fit for purpose. Some older buildings may not have these measures installed at all. Premises that have been upgraded recently may not have been renovated to current regulations, which could affect the protection provided.
What Services do we provide?
FIRE RISK MANAGEMENT IS A CONTINUOUS PROCESS
The management of fire risk is an ongoing one. Employers must continuously monitor and update their fire safety policies regularly. A review of the Fire Risk Assessment is required periodically and after any material changes to the premises, change of use, or following the introduction of any special fire risk.
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A written record of your fire risk assessment must be maintained and updated regularly. NW Fire Solutions are vastly experienced and knowledgeable in fire safety and risk management and are registered with the BAFE SP 203 scheme for your total peace of mind.
Your dedicated NW Fire Solutions fire safety adviser will begin by reviewing your previous risk assessment to determine what issues were recorded and whether these are still relevant or whether they have been rectified. The fire safety adviser will then carry out a thorough building inspection and record all relevant information before compiling this in a detailed and clearly explained report following the industry standard PAS 79 report format. The report will outline any deficiencies found during the inspection and propose solutions to each issue along with proposed timescales.
previous sectors we have helped
NW Fire Solutions are highly regarded in the fire safety industry and have extensive experience in the following sectors: