Do you have paying guests? booklet released
DCLG have said it is designed to encourage compliance, by giving the owners of these businesses practical advice on reducing fire risks in their establishments. It explains the risk assessment process, sets out sources of further advice and guidance and offers some practical information for owners on what may represent appropriate and proportionate fire safety measures in these types of premises.
The booklet has been produced in partnership with English Regional Tourist Boards and the following organisations: VisitBritain, The Bed and Breakfast Association, English Association of Self-Catering Operators, British Hospitality Association, British Innkeeping Institution and others.
Also view the recent fire regulations article in the Autumn 2008 West Norfolk Tourism Link
Further information and advice on fire safety regulations and fire risk assessments:
Norfolk Tourism have a comprehensive training website containing up to date information on the fire legislation and its implementation in Norfolk. They have led meetings with Norfolk Fire Service in consultation with all district councils in Norfolk to consider how a more flexible approach to future fire inspections could be adopted throughout Norfolk.
Visit Britain are backing the campaign 'Fire Safety Sense' led by the national bed and breakfast association.
Communities and Local Government (CLG)
Visit the CLG website for information on fire safety requirements for sleeping accommodation businesses and an example of a fire risk assessment.
Norfolk Fire Service
Last updated: 20 February 2013