The Fire Safety England Regulations introduced new legal requirements to ensure the safety of residents living in blocks of flats.
In all multi-occupied residential building the responsible person for fire safety must provide residents with relevant fire safety instructions. This information must be provided when a resident moves into the building on an annual basis. The instructions must include;
how to report a fire
a reminder of what the evacuation strategy is for that building
any other instruction that tells residents what they must do once a fire has occurred, based on the building’s evacuation strategy
We know that across the region there is a shared commitment to ensuring residents are safe but through feedback we understand that ensuring residents understand the fire safety arrangements in their buildings can be a challenge. To support you with the information you are already providing we have produced videos for residents which explain what to do if they have a fire in their flat and evacuation arrangements.
There are two versions of the videos;
Last updated: Friday, 9 February 2024