Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

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Government Guides

Further advice and support

A series of guides has been produced to help people preparing fire risk assessments; these will give detailed information on risk assessments and other issues. Some of these will be published and available on the website of the Department for Communities and Local Government:

The guides include: (all guides in PDF Format)

1. Animal Premises & Stables
2. Means of escape for Disabled Persons (Supplementary Guide)
3. Offices and Shops
4. Factories and Warehouses
5. Sleeping and Accomodation
6. Residential care premises
7. Educational Premises
8. Small and Medium Places of Assembly
9. Large Places of Assembly
10. Theatres and Cinemas
11. Fire Safety Guides Table
12. Risk Assessment Check List
13. RRO Short Guide to Making your Premises Safe
14. Open Air events & Venues
15. Healthcare Premises
16. Transport Premises & Facilities
17. Fire Safety in Purpose Built Flats

A small entry-level guide is also being produced and is available on our website along with links to all of the guides.

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