Fire Consultancy Services Up until October 2006, there were approximately 70 different pieces of legislation relating to fire safety in the UK. The release of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO) in England and Wales, repealed all previous Fire Safety legislation and was a much needed consolidation and long awaited revision of these previous laws. To ensure compliance with the RRO, it is prudent to engage the services of a competent Fire Safety Consultant, Beacon Fire Safety and MK Fire Training are a great choice to assist you in complying with your legal obligations under the RRO. In the remainder of the UK, the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 were made under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and came in to force at the same time, with the Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010 came into effect on 15 November 2010. Both ethical and legal factors make the choice an easy one; reasonably priced fire safety and training consultation is a wise and responsible investment, potentially saving both lives and assets. The professional, experienced and competent staff at Beacon Fire Safety provides a range of fire consultancy services including fire risk assessments, fire safety advice, consultancy, fire engineering and fire safety training suggestions. They operate a nationwide service and have a number of consultants to fully support your business wherever you are in the UK. Each of the consultants performing work under the auspices of Beacon Fire Safety is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, complete annual continuing professional development (CPD) and is also CRB cleared. This means you can count on them to be on the cutting edge of Fire Safety procedures and technologies, and able to provide the latest in Fire Prevention advice. Donâ€™t settle for anything less than fully qualified consultants when the lives of your employees and visitors are at stake. Recent advances in approaches to fire prevention introduce exciting new concepts that are designed to provide a safer environment to work. A fire risk assessment is the first step in developing a fire safety strategy for your business and can be defined as a method of identifying fire hazards and determining the likelihood or risk that these hazards will result in a fire. This legislation places a legal obligation on the person deemed to be the Responsible Person for the premises to carry out a suitable and sufficient assessment by a 'Competent Person'. Insurers are also beginning to demand that their customers demonstrate that they are taking a responsible approach to fire safety, particularly for the safety of staff, customers, visitors and property. Beacon Fire Safety will be happy to provide you with a fire risk assessment for your business. Their risk assessments can either be paper based or you can benefit from one of their cutting edge web-based online documents. The online system is designed to offer immediate updates to the fire risk assessment once actions have been completed; therefore making them a truly â€˜liveâ€™ document and the system also provides timely reminders of when tests and reviews are due. This system is ideal for companies with many sites or buildings distributed over a large geographic area.