The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is a government document and this information is only to be used as guidance. For company fire safety procedures please refer to the document on the Fire Safety Page. 



The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 was introduced in October 2006 by the government. The purpose of this document is a reference for Fire and rescue authorities and other bodies (‘enforcing authorities’) to enforce fire safety in non-domestic premises.

This is the first guidance note in a series intended to help enforcing authorities to better understand their duties under the order and for the public to better understand the intent of specific aspects of the order.

For access to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 document in PDF format click on the adjacent image.