RC44 - Recommendations for Fire Risk assessment of catering extract ventilation

  • 14 Dec 2007
  • Processes and Equipment

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 introduced the role of ‘responsible person’ and has firmly transferred the onus of fire safety in England and Wales from the prescriptive approach (overseen by the fire authority) to a new approach based on risk assessment, where the person responsible for the premises needs to decide how to address the hazards.