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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

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On this page you will find a number of frequently asked questions we receive. If your question is not shown here, please call 01622 692 121 or email information.officer@kent.fire-uk.org for further information.

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Question
What are the main requirements of the Fire Safety Order?
Answer
The Responsible Person is required to: 
 
* carry out or nominate someone to carry out a Fire Risk Assessment identifying the risks and hazards 
 
* consider who may be at risk 
 
* eliminate or reduce the risk from fire as far is it is reasonably practical and provide general fire precautions to deal with any residual risk 
 
* take additional measures where flammable or explosive materials are used or stored 
 
* create a plan to deal with any emergency and in most cases document your findings, and 
 
* review the findings.
Last updated
01/08/2014
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