About the Business Safety Team
Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service has a Business Safety Team. The team consists of a Business Safety Manager, two Business Safety Advocates and a Volunteer.
The aim of the team is to help businesses understand their legal obligations under the Fire Safety Order 2005, while also tackling the causes of unwanted fire signals and arson.
The team also carryout a programme of Business Safety Reviews, which act as a pre-audit checklist for businesses - helping businesses to prepare for official Fire Safety Audits which should help to relieve any anxiety or uncertainty you may have regarding the audit process.
The team regularly engage with partners, through projects, workshops and community initiatives.
Chamber meetings are also attended, to spread key messages relating to fire safety.
Regular activities completed
Each week the team visit towns and villages throughout Cheshire, Warrington and Halton, targeting communities with a range of initiatives including fire safety, arson reduction and business continuity etc.
Seminars are delivered on a variety of subjects that could assist you and your business, please check the events section of this website.
The team also arrange impact days and seminars for Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East and Halton and Warrington, targeting areas that have been highlighted by Fire Protection teams or actual fires.
The Business Safety Team also provide 'fire safety advice' to the occupiers of heritage buildings, schools, small and large businesses. They work closely with Community Fire Protection Watch Managers and Technical Fire Safety Officers to ensure that relevant, helpful information is readily available.
Contact the Business Safety Team
Contact the Business Safety team
Local business chambers
We are also active members of local business chambers