The role of fire studies at major hazard facilities

How operators of major hazard facilities (MHFs) can use Fire Safety Studies or Fire Risk Assessments to help develop their facility's Safety Case.
Last updated

Dec 2019

Reading level

difficult

File Type and Size

PDF, 217.93 kB

Document Length

20 pages

What it contains

This guidance note describes how operators of major hazard facilities (MHFs) can develop Fire Safety Studies (FSS) or Fire Risk Assessments (FRA) to form part of the facility’s Safety Case. It explains:

  • how an FSS contributes to a Safety Case
  • when to complete an FRA
  • how to scope an FSS, who to include and how to gather information
  • using the FSS results in a Safety Case
  • a compliance checklist to develop an FSS

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