Not necessarily. Make sure your fire risk assessment is up to date. The service's current inspection program is focused on higher risk premises.
Yes, however, all premises should contact building control.
Review your fire risk assessment to ensure fire safety will be satisfactory during and after the work.
With sufficient frequency to ensure all staff can cope in an emergency.
No, the service has to remain impartial because we enforce the fire precautions in the workplace regulations.
Only if the fire fighting equipment is not clearly visible.
Yes, fire-fighting equipment must be provided in case staff need to use it to evacuate the premises.
Yes, providing you:
Fire resisting doors that are required by your risk assessment to be self-closing should be fitted with a British Standard Institute approved device. Regular maintenance should be carried out to ensure the device closes the door fully, overcoming any latch resistance. If the self closing device is automatic, (ie activated by the fire alarm) this action should be checked during routine fire alarm testing.