There are a number of reasons we may need to visit your premises. A visit may need to be made by a fire safety inspecting officer or an operational fire crew, the different reasons we may need to visit are described below. You will not be charged any money for one of these visits.
Please note – all fire service visits will be carried out by a staff member wearing South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue uniform and staff will show their ID badge. If you are concerned a person may not be genuine you should contact us on 0800 917 6119.
Business Fire Safety officers may use body worn video cameras during a visit to capture evidence of non-compliance or conflict. This will be used in accordance with Articles under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and General Data Protection Regulations. Further information is available in our Privacy Notice.
The following are made by a Fire Safety Inspecting Officer who is authorised to enforce requirements of fire safety legislation:
Fire Safety Audits
Visits following a complaint
Visits following up a fire inspection
The following are carried out by operational fire crews to gather information to assist us in the event of emergency and to direct you to advice: