Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find a series of frequently asked questions regarding fire safety. If you would like a FAQ to appear on the website please send us details via email using our contact form. We hope this resource is of some use. To view the FAQ simply click on the question.

How does my organisation join the group?

Membership to the group is free and open to all housing providers. To Join the group please click here to register your organisation. Once registered the regional lead will contact you and you will be added to our member list and invited to attend regional meetings.

I have registered but not received any details?

If you do not receive any details to login into the website within 5 working days please contact your regional lead or send an email to admin@shfsg.info Membership requests are normally dealt within 48 hours so please add admin@shsfsg.info to your safe senders list or check your spam folder.

What fire regulations do I need to comply with as a landlord?

There are 2 primary pieces of legislation governing landlords. The Regulatory Reform(Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRFSO) and the Housing Act 2004. The RRFSO is geared to workplaces and communal areas of multi occupancy premises. The Housing Act cover individual dwellings.

Is their a fire risk assessors register for housing?

Currently no. However this is something that is being discussed amongst the group. If you are looking for a fire risk assessor we recommend you look at the national registers available such as IFE, FRACS or BAFE.