Practical fire safety guidance for existing non-residential premises

Guidance note on fire safety responsibilities for business owners of non-residential premises.


1 " Fire Precautions in Domestic Childminding Premises: A Guide to Childminders" produced by the Chief Fire Officers Association (Scotland).

2 This applies to mainline stations with an underground platform

3 At time of writing these Regulations are under review.

4 An 'electrical installation' is the electrical system from the premises' supply meter point to the socket outlets etc.

5 tested to BS 476: Part 22

6 tested to BS EN 1634: Part 1

7 The mutual terms 'swing-free' and 'free-swing' are both in common use.


Email: Fire and Rescue Unit:

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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