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Technical Guidance Document #018

The Regulatory Reform Act loosely referred to as the Fire Reform Order is a statutory (Legally binding) regulation. Scotland and Northern Ireland have their own fire safety legislation.

This is intended to move the point of responsibility from the Local Fire Brigade to the operator (not necessarily the owner) of the restaurant, shop, etc., requiring him / her to produce a Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) for the premises.

Heavy fines and, in some extreme cases, custodial sentences have already been served on operators who fail to observe and comply with this requirement.

This FRA will invariably require a fire suppression system if, for example, there is a deep fat fryer involved.

Published April 2018 / Re-branded June 2020

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Guidance Document No 18 - Fire Suppression Systems

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