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In most instances the precautions implemented following a Risk Assessment will see the installation of (or Upgrade of) a Fire Alarm system.

Regular reviews of your Risk assessment will be required to ensure any changes within your business or building layout are still compliant with the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations.

BS5839 Regulations for the design, installation and Maintenance of Fire Detection & Fire Alarms, details the specific requirements for detection & alarm equipment to satisfy the Fire Precautions Regulations.

Continued compliance
Fire Alarm Regulations BS5839 require the duty holder to undertake Periodic checks to ensure the functionality of the system.
Failure to keep the Fire Alarm System in working order could lead the local Fire Brigade to serve enforcement notices requiring compliance, they also have the authority to close any building which does not meet this act

Check Frequencies required by BS5839 are:
Daily
Weekly
Quarterly
Annually