RUSHBROOK - BAFE SP205-1 Registered Life Safety Fire Risk Assessors

Fire Risk

Protecting People from Fire

A good quality risk assessment will help protect your employees, customers, visitors and contractors, ensuring that adequate precautions have been taken or by indentifying improvements.

The employer retains the responsibility for ensuring the adequacy of the risk assessment. So if employing a fire risk assessment consultant to undertake your fire risk assessments you should ensure that they are competent. Using a BAFE SP205-1 registered company, such as RUSHBROOK, is your guarantee of competence and reliablity.

Each year 150,000 false alarms are received by the fire service caused by fire alarm equipment, causing unnecessary disruption to business and the fire and rescue services.

A RUSHBROOK fire risk assessment can also help to reduce the disruption from false alarms and lead to savings on fire protection inspections and maintenance by assisting you in applying best practice and relevant standards.


Do I need a Fire Risk Assessment?

Yes. Most non-domestic premises in the UK require a fire risk assessment.

What is a Fire Risk Assessment?

A systematic review of fire hazards, fire precautions and procedures and an assessment of the risk of harm to people using the premises.

Who can carry out a Fire Risk Assessment?

Anyone who has the necesary skills and competence, but if you are unsure, or have larger and more complex risks to deal with a specialist fire risk assessor is likely to be needed, such as a a company like RUSHBROOK who are registered under BAFE SP205-1.

How Often Should it be Reviewed?

At least annually, but also when circumstances change significantly; new equipment, changes to layouts, processes, or personnel.


What is BAFE SP205-1?

This is a scheme which certifies risk assessment companies and checks the competence of their risk assessors and quality of the management systems. At the end of the assessment RUSHBROOK can issue a BAFE SP205-1 Life Safety Fire Risk Assessment Certificate of Conformity as evidence of the quality of your risk assessment.

What can RUSHBROOK do for me?

We can carry out the risk assessment on your behalf. Providing a detailed report, including advice on necessary improvements, priorities. We can also provide support and advice on how to implement recomemndations, including design and project management if required.

RUSHBROOK has over 30 years of fire risk assessment experience and can customise assessment our assessment formats to suit your site no matter how big or how small. We have experience of assessments in bars and cafes, small to medium size factories right up to sites employing over 20,000 people.