The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (known as the FSO) introduced duties regarding fire safety in the common areas of HMOs, flats and maisonettes. The task is placed on the responsible person, who must carry out a fire risk assessment and take specific action to minimise fire risk in the common parts. Section 1 of the Fire Safety Act 2021 commenced in Wales on 1 October 2021.
This is a PDF document combining simple fire safety instructions on what to do in the event of a fire and fire door instructions for Wales
The Lacors Fire Safety Guidance provides a suggested fire risk assessment form. This template is based on that form and is in Word format so can be easily edited and completed.