16.1 The fire risk assessment should record the name(s) or post(s) of the person(s) responsible for fire safety in the premises.
16.2 It should be confirmed that there are arrangements for obtaining competent advice on the requirements of fire safety legislation. The source of such advice should be recorded in the documented fire risk assessment (see Clause 10).
16.3 In the course of the fire risk assessment, the following matters should be considered. Any shortcomings in these matters should be identified in the documented fire risk assessment and should be addressed in the action plan (see Clause 19):
a) the fire procedures, including procedures for people with special responsibilities in the event of fire;
b) the arrangements for summoning the fire and rescue service in the event of fire;
c) the nomination of people to respond to fire, using fire-fighting equipment if appropriate to do so;
d) where appropriate, the nomination of people to /assist with evacuation;
e) arrangements for liaison with the fire and rescue service;
f) arrangements for routine inspections of the premises and their fire precautions;
g) in the case of premises in multiple occupation, arrangements for cooperation and coordination between different occupiers;
h) staff training;
i) fire drills;
j) provision of information to third parties;
k) testing and maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment by a competent person (including systems and equipment installed for use by, or for the safety of, fire fighters);
l) maintenance of the workplace;
m) appropriate records, including, normally, a fire safety manual.