IFSM Accredited What the Fire Safety Responsible Person Needs to Know

Webinar Overview

The Responsible Person is ultimately the person who has legal responsibility for the fire safety in the building; they have a wide range of duties and this virtual training sessions provides an overview of what those duties to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, including:

  • Duty to take general fire precautions
  • Principals of prevention
  • Risk assessment
  • Fire safety arrangements
  • Firefighting and fire detection
  • Emergency routes and exits
  • Maintenance
  • Provision of information to employees
  • Training
  • Co-operation and co-ordination.

What’s Covered?

This ‘high level’ knowledge building webinar has been designed to provide a basic, yet clearer understanding of the ‘Responsible Person’ (RP) role as required under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and considers the salient points affecting the RP in relation to their duties to provide confidence in executing their duties.

The webinar includes:

  • The Fire Safety Order from 2006
  • Article 3 and its interpretation
  • Article 4 and its extension throughout the FSO
  • Article 5 and its implications to the RP
  • Article 6 and the Fire Safety Act
  • Articles 8 to 22
  • A ‘competent’ person?
  • Articles 24, 50 and Regulation 38
  • Enforcement as applied against the RP

Session Delivery

Our virtual training session is delivered ‘live’ by our knowledgeable and professional trainer with ample time for delegates to ask questions throughout the session.

The session will include several short breaks to allow delegates to maintain their comfort.

An e-certificate of attendance and emailed copy of the slide presentation in a handy note format will be provided for all delegates who attended the session.


This course can be delivered in the following ways: