The Fire Authority Fire Safety Officer works in partnership with the licensing authorities ensuring that pubs, clubs and festivals are managed and operated with proper regard to fire safety. There are also responsible for monitoring and enforcing compliance with fire safety laws.
The key activities of fire officers include:
It is good practice for fire officers, licensing teams and their colleagues from the police services to co-ordinate their relevant work and enforcement efforts and to ensure that pubs, clubs and festivals playing music that is more attractive to people who take drugs as part of their night out, receive appropriate inspection visits. The risks of harm, and ultimately of fatalities, are highest at such premises.
You can also find a compendium of other useful resources in Helpful organisations which includes contact details for useful organisations, training providers and a whole host of specialist advice and information sources, many of them online.