Fire Safety Officer and Business Owner checking a fire extinguisherWhat every business needs to know

If you have a business you have a legal duty to make sure that it is safe for yourself and your staff, your customers, visitors, and anyone else who may use or attend your premises. This legal duty applies to both the employed and self-employed.

It also extends to charities, voluntary organisations and those who have control over premises.

How we can help

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service can help you understand your responsibilities in relation to fire safety and your premises, and what is required.

We can also offer advice on how to take precautions and minimise the risk of fire in the workplace, and on what you need to do to make sure you meet the legal requirements.

We have resources on our website that can assist your business but we also have business fire safety advisors who will be happy to help.

  • An introduction to business fire safety and the law
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  • Business fire safety checks
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  • Business Fire Safety During Coronavirus Outbreak and Recovery
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  • Contact your local business fire safety
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  • Guidelines for businesses
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  • How we enforce the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
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  • Primary Authority Scheme
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