Fire Safety Malaysia : Fire Safety for Businesses in Malaysia
Starting a new business can be an exciting time – not to mention a stressful one! However, there’s one area of a new business to which you must pay close attention: fire safety Malaysia.
Do you know what to do if a fire starts at your place? Get a fire safety consultant now! You should at least know about fire safety and how to prevent fires so your business and employees will be prepared in the event of an emergency fire at home because the safest way to deal with fire is to prevent it.
Fire safety Malaysia for business
Some of the areas of fire safety in Malaysia for businesses that should prepare for are:
1. Fire Safety Risk Assessment
Fire risk assessment includes identifying and removing potential fire hazards, accommodating any staff mobility issues and ensuring that the emergency plan and training are accessible to view by all staff and visitors.
Carrying out the assessment
- Identify the fire hazards.
- Identify people at risk.
- Evaluate, remove or reduce the risks.
- Record your findings, prepare an emergency plan and provide training.
- Review and update the fire risk assessment regularly.
2. Fire Safety Equipment
Fire equipment such as the fire detection system and fire fighting system, compliance with the need of your building.
What are some of the business fire safety equipment that you should have?
- Fire Alarm
- Fire Extinguisher and Pump System
- Fire Sprinkler System
3. Emergency Plan
Every building needs to have an emergency evacuation plan that is acknowledged by every people working in the building. This should be a detailed plan, clearly designating escape routes and a safely accessible assembly point. Clear signs should mark all the exit routes and fire escapes. These exit routes should be kept clear of furniture or other objects that could impede a direct means of egress for your employees.
4. Fire Certificate
In Malaysia, buildings listed under UBBL (Uniform Building by Law) are required to apply for Fire Certificate (FC).
FESDES provides consultation to meet the requirement of Bomba. To ensure all building has a Fire Certificate (FC) and keep renewed every year. Our company offers specific fire safety consultations relating to special projects or specific fire safety problems. We usually advise on the need for smoke vents, sprinklers or fire alarms.
FESDES offers consultation of Building Regulations relating to domestic and non-domestic properties. We can generate a Fire Safety Report on the works required to make a house open plan. Our company also provide alternatives relating to means of escape and sprinklers as well as plans on the works required to change the use of a building from say, offices to flats.
We are very proud to have an extensive list of great clients who have chosen FESDES as their fire consultant.
Our competent fire safety consultant will comply with the condition with regulations with local authorities (Jabatan BOMBA & Penyelamat Malaysia) to resolve all of the requirements with integrity and professionalism. Proper documentation, policy, and procedures are needed to comply with fire safety legislation.
Our fire safety consultant can conduct a comprehensive fire safety audit and provide recommendations with timelines for action. We also provide fire risk assessment and safe working procedures for your business, as well as guidance and training in specific areas.
Email us now to discuss how our fire safety consultant can assist you to follow the regulations to ensure your business is meeting its obligations.