A Fire Safety Certificate is issued by a Building Control Authority. It states that the works or building to which the application relates will, if constructed in accordance with the plans and specifications submitted, comply with the requirements of Part B of the Second Schedule to the Building Regulations 1997.
The following developments require a Fire Safety Certificate;
- Works in connection with the design and construction of a new building
- Works in connection with the material alteration of:
- A day centre
- A building containing a flat
- A hotel, hostel or guest building
- An institutional building
- A place of assembly
- A shopping centre
- Works in connection with the material alteration of a shop, office or industrial building where additional floor area is being provided within the existing building or where the building is sub divided into a number of units for separate occupancy.
The content required for a successful Fire Safety Certificate is comprehensive and detailed. Our Chartered Fire Safety Engineers have specific knowledge and experience in all elements of Fire Safety and Part B of the Building Regulations.
At ORS, our core business in fire safety engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to the protection of people, property and the environment from fire. We strive to deliver the highest standard of fire engineering to all our clients, meeting individual project challenges and requirements.
Our Fire Safety team is comprised of dynamic individuals, dedicated to providing the best fire safety service for our clients. We use state-of-the-art fire engineering tools in our fire safety design and consultancy work.
Our Services Include:
- Fire safety certificate applications
- Building compliance certification
- Fire risk assessments
- Fire safety audits
- Fire safety reviews for project designers
- Fire management planning and evacuation strategies
- Fire safety surveys and audits for existing premises
- Licensing applications and event management
- Fire safety litigation and investigation
- Smoke computer simulation and modelling