South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
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Guidance and resources

The Government has produced a range of fire safety guides specific to different kinds of premises, these guides are used by inspecting officers to benchmark standards.

The guides include:

They also produced specific guidance on means of escape for disabled people which is to be used in conjunction with the guides above.

There is also specific guidance for:

To assist you with your fire safety responsibilities we also have the following guidance notes and templates available:

The service is also now supporting the recently launched CROSS-UK knowledge sharing platform. This is a confidential reporting system for buildings and other structures that allows professionals and others to share their concerns about, and experiences of, fire and structural safety. The aim is to use these reports, and the learning from them, to make other structures safer.

You can find out more about CROSS-UK by following this link to their website, where you can also find out more about how to submit a report.

Home Office guides

The Home Office has released three guides and updated the GOV.UK main landing page to reflect Building Safety Act 2022 Section 156 come into force on 1 October.

To access the guides, click on the links below:

This content was last updated on October 18th, 2023