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Fire Risk Assessments

E K Fire Protection Ltd offer Fire Risk Assessments to all businesses.

The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 has transformed the way people need to look at Fire Safety.

E K Fire are able to offer accurate help and advice to ensure you meet current legislation, with ease!

On 1st April 2006, the Fire Precautions Act 1971, and the Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1997, was replaced with the introduction of the regulatory reform (Fire Safety) Order.

Fire certificates will no longer be recognised, and will be replaced with the requirement for fire risk assessment.

Employers became solely responsible for fire safety within their workplaces.

The fire risk assessment element of the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations will remain, and additional duties will be imposed, such as:

  • The duty to prevent fire spreading
  •  A duty to maintain building regulations standards, for the use and protection of the fire service
  •  A duty to appoint one or more employees to assist in ensuring compliance with the regulations (such as a fire warden)

There is now an expectation that your fire fighting equipment will be used to enable staff to tackle small fires before they spread.  Therefore, you will need to ensure there has been training on the correct use of fire fighting equipment to all your staff.

Please contact us for further information and prices.

Marine Division

We operate an extensive marine division covering all major ports and all types and size of vessel.

Fire at sea is a frightening prospect. The millions of gallons of water surrounding you are not always the easiest, quickest or best way to tackle it.

Be prepared – Be forearmed – Give us a call – It could make all the difference.

Our Approach

Here at EK Fire Protection, we provide a wide range of fire safety solutions to help our clients protect themselves and their properties. As part of this service, we provide expert fire safety risk assessments. These assessments help you understand where the threats and risks are and what you can do to avoid falling victim to fire. Whether your organisation is large or small, our services will ensure that you and your employees are prepared for the risks and you have enough equipment to deal with any fires that may break out.

If you are the ‘responsible person’ in your business, then it falls to you to ensure your organisation complied with the Fire Safety Order. This involves carrying out a fire risk assessment that focuses on the safety of all ‘relevant persons’ if a fire breaks out. To help make sure that you are completely covered and prepared for the eventuality of a fire, contact us today. We can provide you with no-obligation advice.


Fire Extiguishers
Sales, hiring & servicing

Experienced in providing businesses with fire extinguishers and other fire suppression equipment across the South East.

Fire alarms
& Emergency lighting

We can recommend the most suitable fire alarms, lighting systems and signage for your commercial or private facility

Risk assessments
& training courses

We provide extensive training courses and certification in fire safety, ensuring your team are appropriately prepared.

Our Approach

We provide fire safety solutions that are tailored to the needs of your business whether big or small. Our bespoke packages ensure you maximise your budget to receive the right amount of training, support and provision of equipment for your facility. Following an initial visit on site, we will prepare a custom proposal for your needs, recommending the solutions that are right for you.

Responsibility for complying with the Fire Safety Order rests with the 'responsible person'. If you are the responsible person you will have to carry out a fire risk assessment which must focus on the safety in case of fire of all ‘relevant persons’. It should pay particular attention to those at special risk, such as disabled people and those with special needs, and must include consideration of any dangerous substances likely to be on the premises.

Ensure you are adequately covered, contact us for free no obligation advice.


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