Fire Safety Law.

The Legal Requirement;

The Legal Requirement comes from the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO), which covers general fire safety in England and Wales.

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 cover Fire Safety requirements on construction sites.


The majority of the enforcement of the fire safety regime will be undertaken by officers of local fire authorities (fire and rescue services).

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) generally enforces Construction health and safety including Fire Prevention.

There are various Penalties for Non-Compliance.