Fire Safety Officer

Fire Safety Officer

The Typical Fire Safety Officer is responsible for

  1. advising on fire issues relating to building structure and fabric, services, alterations and maintenance
  2. advising on fire safety requirements
  3. co-ordinating and monitoring a programme of fire risk assessments.
  4. liaising with the Fire Brigade and Authorities involved in fire safety
  5. giving advice and guidance on fire safety relating to disabled persons evacuation and compliance with Equality Act requirements, and the provision and maintenance of evacuation chairs and other aids.
  6. giving advice and monitoring how incidents involving fire and fire alarm activations are investigated to identify problems and advise on corrective actions, and reporting these
  7. general day to day monitoring of fire precautions
  8. preparing regular reports on issues relating to fire safety
  9. liaising with other managers and staff on fire safety issues
  10. monitoring and mitigation of unwanted fire alarm activations.