Fire / Emergency Procedure Information

What are Fire / Emergency Procedures?

Fire / Emergency Procedures exist to help the occupants deal with a fire or emergency in a planned, structured and cohesive way that optimises the safety of the building participants.

Are Fire / Emergency procedures a legal requirement?

Yes Fire Safety Management is a clear legal requirement under the Fire Service Act 1981- 2003. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (Section 11) also specifically lists the requirement for emergency planning.

How should Fire / Emergency Procedures be developed?

Fire / Emergency Procedures should be developed in conjunction with key stakeholders and persons who have familiarity with the building and its operation.

How often should Fire / Emergency Procedures be reviewed?

It is a good idea to review Fire / Emergency Procedures annually at the very least. They may have to be reviewed more frequently should the premises, operations or environment change.

Who can help with developing Fire / Emergency Procedures?

We at ADSC Ireland have vast experience with developing Fire / Emergency Procedures and would be delighted to provide a quote. To enable us provide you with a quote please provide the following information.

  • Location of your premises
  • Size of premises
  • Description of premises including any specific hazards.
  • Number of employees