Fire service information, including recruitment, safety advice and training courses.

Premises guides

Buildings, structures and open spaces covered by the Fire Safety Order.

Virtually all premises and nearly every type of building, structure and open space is covered by the Fire Safety Order (FSO).

  • It also applies to communal areas within flats.
  • It does not apply to people’s private homes.

Where can I find guidance booklets?

The following Government guides provide further information about fire safety to help you understand, conduct and regularly review your fire risk assessment:

Last updated:
12 April 2023
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