Fire safety guidance for purpose built flats published – The Local Government (LG) Group

New guidance has been publisehed  on fire safety in purpose built blocks of flats by the  Local Government (LG) Group.

The document gives practical and detailed advice across all housing sectors. It is not about the introduction any new standards but simply clarifies a number of complex issues around risk assessment and fire safety management. This will ensure that the residents of these buildings get appropriate help and advice from their landlords on what to do in the event of a fire.

The guidance is intended to assist responsible persons to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and the Housing Act 2004.

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