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Fire Risk Assessments

The team at ilisi specialise in fire risk assessments for businesses of all types.

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We are pleased to offer this handy guide for anyone responsible for the organisation of a bonfire. Click here to download a pdf (115k)

Bonfire Risks Checklist

  • Have you nominated a person to be responsible for the bonfire?
  • Has the bonfire been securely constructed?
  • Does the bonfire contain any dangerous rubbish e.g. foam filled furniture, aerosols, rubber, tins of paint, pressurised gas containers?
  • Have you checked the fire to make sure that there are no animals inside?
  • Have you ensured that there are adequate procedures in place regarding first aid and fire safety to deal with an emergency?
  • Is there an adequately stocked first aid box?
  • Is the bonfire in a suitable location, downwind, 15 metres from any buildings and no overhead wires?
  • Have you put some control measures in place to keep everyone at a safe distance?
  • Is there an appropriate decision making procedure in place to modify or cancel the display due to adverse weather conditions e.g. high winds?
  • Are there enough fire extinguishers, sand and water buckets and fire blankets – and are they in accessible positions?
  • Has the fire-fighting equipment been checked?
  • Are there enough people trained to use the firefighting equipment?
  • Do you know where the nearest A & E Hospital is, and directions/map to get to it?
  • Have control measures been put in place to protect vulnerable persons including, elderly, disabled and the very young?
  • Have control measures been put into place to protect pets and other animals?

Ilisi Fire Risk Assessments

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