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Workplace Health and SafetyJanuary 8, 2018
Ensuring a safe workplace is no easy task, and while there are some common areas of safety employers are comfortable with there are often other areas that can be a challenge. Fire safety is one area where employers must be compliant, and there are some big focal points no business can afford to overlook.
There are some simple things employers can do to make sure their business is as fire safe as possible:
This infographic serves as a checklist for employers to take some simple, but important, steps to minimise the risk of fire as much as possible.
Fire safety obligations fall into two categories:
Small business owners need to manage their fire safety obligations, however, there are some aspects which must be managed by an appropriate body. Clients of Employsure are provided with assistance in managing their occupier’s obligations, however structural obligations can often be overlooked as employers will need special assistance from a qualified business or agency. In some cases, a local council can assist in managing structural obligations to fire safety.
For advice on how to manage the impact of fire in your workplace, contact Employsure on 1300 651 415.
This infographic serves as a checklist for employers to take some simple, but important, steps to minimise the risk of fire as much as possible, Download it here.