Office Fire Safety - An Information Bulletin

An information bulletin outlining the precautions that should be followed to prevent a fire in the Office or Workplace.

There is a frequent perception that fire hazards in office premises are minimal and that fires in offices seldom occur. Whilst recognising that inception hazards in the office environment may be considerably less than those commonly encountered in many manufacturing operations, the threat of fire is ever present with the potential to cause widespread destruction and major business interruption. In addition, often large numbers of employees can be placed at risk if fire safety is not managed correctly.

In this information bulletin, we will be covering all the precautions that can be taken to minimize the risk of an Office fire taking place, such as the use of Portable Electrical Appliances, Close-down Inspections and Premises Security.

All the precautions covered in this bulletin are as follows;

  • Fire Safety Legislation

  • Electrical Installation

  • Portable Electrical Appliances

  • Heating / Air Conditioning

  • Waste Removal

  • General Housekeeping

  • Hot Work and Contractors' Operations

  • Smoking

  • Fire Safety Procedures

  • Fire Protection

  • Premises Security

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This Risk Bulletin aims to offer best advice. Please refer to your policy wording for any specific warranties or conditions.