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Helpful leaflets

Leaflets that will help inform you on how to keep safe at work and other places.

Enforcement Policy Statement

This leaflet explains, in general terms, the principles that Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) officers will follow when they are carrying out enforcement activities on behalf of DSFRS.

Premises Fire Safety Check List

This checklist has been devised by DSFRS to aid responsible person when carrying out a fire safety risk assessment. Also available in these languages:

Fire Safety Compliance for Restaurants, fast food outlets and takeaways

This leaflet provides information on fire safety law for food premises. Also available in these languages:


Fire Safety in Your Business


This guide is an introduction to fire safety in small to medium sized premises. It aims to give some practical and
simple advice to people with responsibilty for fire safety in the workplace.

 Arson in Schools

This DSFRS leaflet provides guidance and measures to prevent arson in schools.

Do you have paying guests?

This booklet is provided by the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) and provides advice and information on how to conduct a fire safety risk assessment and your responsibilities under the law.

A Short Guide to Making Your Premises Safe from Fire

This guidance has been provided by CFOA and provides simple and practical advice to people responsible for fire safety in small to medium size businesses

Self-catering Holiday Lets

This leaflet is intended to give those responsible for self-catering holiday lets, information and guidance to help them reduce the risk of fire and to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (Fire Safety Order). 

Farm Fire Safety

This guidance offers advice on preventing fires on farms

False Fire Calls Cost Lives

This DSFRS leaflet provides information on the common causes of Automatic Fire Alarm (AFA) activations and guidance on how to safely check the cause of AFA.

A guide to reducing the number of false alarms from fire-detection and fire-alarm systems

This guidance has been provided by CFOA and supplies guidance and advice on how to reduce unwanted fire signals from a AFA System.

Fire Safety Order Short Guide - Translated Versions

The link above will take you to the CFOA website for translated guidance leaflets.

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