In response to an increase in businesses wanting to improve their fire safety, Wiltshire based Assessed Risk has announced the launch of their sister company, The Fire Safety Rating Scheme. This is a revolutionary scheme and the first of its kind in the UK.
The Fire Safety Rating Scheme will offer users the ability to understand and improve their fire safety standards, which in turn keep their businesses, buildings and employees safer from the risk of fire.
Applicants are guided through an online, evidence-based self-assessment questionnaire that covers areas such as the building structure, internal fittings, and fire safety provisions. This information is then reviewed by a qualified team of experts to gauge the fire risk levels, and an official Fire Safety Rating (1-5 star) is issued together with a certification that the applicant can display.
Commenting on the new venture, Managing Director Scott Taylor said, “With over 181,000 fires attended across the UK last year, the risk of fire is real. Working within this industry, it has become apparent that businesses want to do more to protect themselves and their people. By participating in this scheme, our customers can be confident that they are going above and beyond the legal minimum in fire safety standards. What’s more, we are in conversations with leading insurers to discuss how we can create a partnership where both parties are rewarded – the insurer has less risk and our customers are rewarded with lower premiums by being a proactive and safer policyholder.”
For more information please visit www.firesafetyrating.co.uk