Regulatory Reform Order

Trevor Lumbard GIFireE

Ex Senior Fire Service fire safety officer with over 30 years Fire Safety experience.

Contacts:

CSAR Fire Limited, 24 Lyde Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5AT

Tel: 01935 424188
Mobile: 07974 409001
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THE REGULATORY REFORM ( FIRE SAFETY ) ORDER 2005 (Continued)

Additional emergency measures in respect of dangerous substances

Information on emergency arrangements is available including:

  • Details of relevant work hazards and hazard identification and Specific hazards likely to arise at the time of an accident, incident or emergency.
  • Suitable warning and other communication systems are established to enable an appropriate response including remedial actions.
  • Where necessary, before any explosion conditions are reached, visual or audible warnings are given and relevant persons withdrawn.
  • Escape facilities are provided and maintained

Unless the risk assessment indicates otherwise, in the event of fire arising from an accident, incident or emergency relating to dangerous substances, the responsible person must ensure that Immediate steps are taken to:

  • Mitigate the effects of fire
  • Restore the situation to normal
  • Inform those relevant persons who may be affected.

The responsible person must ensure that any facilities, equipment and devices provided in the premises are maintained in an efficient state, in effective working order and in good repair.

Any person appointed by the responsible person who is not in his employment must:

  • Be informed by the responsible person of the factors known or suspected by him of affecting the safety of any other person who may be affected by the conduct of his undertaking
  • Has access to information regarding dangerous substances

PROVISION OF INFORMATION TO EMPLOYEES

The responsible person must provide his employees with comprehensible and relevant information on:

  • The risks to them as identified by the risk assessment
  • The preventive and protective measures
  • Evacuation and other emergency procedures
  • The identity of competent persons
  • Any risk identified to him by other employers in the same building which may affect them

Where a dangerous substance is present in or on the premises employees must be provided with:

  • The details of such substance including the name of the substance and the risk it presents
  • Access to any relevant data sheet and
  • Legislative provisions applying to the substance
  • The significant findings of the Risk Assessment

Before employing a child, the responsible person should provide a parent of the child with comprehensible and relevant information on:

  • The risks to that child identified by the risk assessment
  • The preventive and protective measures and
  • The risks notified to him by other responsible persons (multi occ.)

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Trevor Lumbard GIFireE

Ex Senior Fire Service fire safety officer with over 30 years Fire Safety experience.

Contacts:

CSAR Fire Limited, 24 Lyde Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5AT

Tel: 01935 424188
Mobile: 07974 409001
E- Mail:

Email for Quote
Guide to Cost