Fire risk assessments: how often must they be done?
There are no specific time periods in law for how often fire risk assessments must be done or reviewed. The...
The law does not say who is allowed to carry out a fire risk assessment.
However, the person must be competent enough to complete a ‘suitable and sufficient’ assessment of that particular building.
For large or complex buildings, this may mean getting a professional fire risk assessor to carry out the assessment.
You can download a guide to choosing a competent fire risk assessor (PDF, 91K) from the Chief Fire Officers Association’s website.
More information you might find useful:
- Who is responsible for carrying out a fire risk assessment?
- Fire risk assessments: how often must they be done?
- How do I get a copy of my building’s fire risk assessment?
- More Frequently Asked Questions on Fire safety
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