Fire safety at work

In the event of a fire or suspicion of a fire, you should telephone 999 and ask for the fire brigade. These calls are free of charge.

The London Fire Brigade also enforces fire safety law under powers awarded to them under Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order (RRFSO) 2005. Find out more about the RRFSO.

The London fire Brigade also give advice about fire safety and carries out various emergency-planning activities.

Fire safety at work

Find out about the responsibilities of employers and employees regarding fire safety at work, information on fire risk assessment, written emergency plans and fire certificates from the following website:

Further general information on fire safety

The following Government website features safety tips and advice on potential hazards like cooking, smoking, candles, celebrations and electrical safety:


For more information on your local fire safety office, please contact:

Tower Hamlets Fire Safety Team
Tel: 0208 555 1200
Fax: 0207 587 2959