BAFE presented at the Education Business hosted webinar “Fire Safety in Schools” 09/11/2023.
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Please find links below for information referenced in the Fire Safety in Schools webinar to help the Responsible Person to locate appropriate guidance.
All information/links appropriate at time of publishing (09/11/2023).
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
Building Safety Act 2022 (Section 156)
Home Office Guidance - Fire safety risk assessment: educational premises
Please note: This guide does not apply to residential premises such as university halls of residence, boarding school sleeping accommodation. For sleeping accommodation see: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/fire-safety-risk-assessment-sleeping-accommodation
Home Office Guidance - Check your fire safety responsibilities under Section 156 of the Building Safety Act 2022
Home Office Guidance - People with duties under fire safety laws
The People with duties under fire safety laws guidance document is intended to assist ‘persons’ with duties under fire safety legislation in England to comply with the legislation.
Home Office Guidance - Fire Safety Order: enforcement and sanctions for non-compliance
The Fire Safety Order: enforcement and sanctions for non-compliance guidance document explains how the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (as amended) is enforced and advises of the sanctions that are available to Enforcing Authorities if you fail to comply with this legislation.