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Are you aware that fire safety for Specialised Housing is regulated by the Fire Authority and Local Authority?
Find out more about your fire safety responsibilities.
You can find further information on Specialised Housing on the Elderly Accommodation Counsel website
Here are some top tips for preparing and dealing with an emergency at your business premises.
Take some time to look through these frequently asked questions that you may find helpful:
Is my emergency evacuation plan suitable and sufficient?
According to Article 15 (1a & b) Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005:
The responsible person must:
• Establish and, where necessary, give effect to appropriate procedures, including: safety drills, to be followed in the event of serious and imminent danger to relevant persons.
• Nominate a sufficient number of competent persons to implement those procedures in so far as they relate to the evacuation of relevant persons from the premises.
Further ways you can help your residents stay safe in their homes:
Did you know you that your residents might be eligible for individual free KFRS safe and well visit?
If they're not eligible for a Safe and Well Visit, did you know there are extra steps they can take to help keep themselves safe?
There is a selection of fire safety aids available to buy that can help individuals stay safe and independent, including:
- Smoke alarms with warning lights and vibrating pads for the deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Fire-resistant sheets and pillowcases
- Remote smoking ashtrays
- Automatic shut-off switches for ovens and hobs
- Electrical socket guards
- External post boxes
- Key safes.
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