A burning issue

The shift in responsibility was introduced on 1 December 1999 under the Fire Precautions (Workplace) (Amendment) Regulations 1999. Now there is a requirement for risk assessments; certification is extended to previously exempt workplaces; and the employer's responsibility for safety is emphasised.

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