What can residents do to reduce the risk of fire in their residential building?

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Following a review of the assessment of risk, responsible persons should make any necessary adjustments and ensure that residents are aware of the risk reduction measures for the premises and the actions they should take in the event of a fire.

Residents should consider the risk of using alternative heating sources and discuss any concerns regarding staying warm etc with their landlord to ensure safe practices are in place. They can contact their responsible person/company/local authority to seek advice on the actions they should take to reduce risk and what to do in the event of a fire in their building.

Residents can also review our safety advice for general home safety tips and may find the National Fire Chief Council’s Prevention cost of living toolkit leaflet useful.