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The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

20 June 2022
Amends/Commences: New Legislation
Comes into force: 23/01/2023
Jurisdiction: England
These Regulations require the responsible person (i.e. building owner or manager) to take precautions to reduce the risk of harm from fire in residential high-rise, medium and low rise buildings. The responsible person has a duty to:
  • instal and maintain a secure information box;
  • prepare a building plan;
  • ensure each floor is clearly marked and visible in low lighting conditions;
  • provide comprehensible fire safety instructions;
  • inspect communal fire doors; and
  • maintain a record of external walls.
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