IMS Group are the market leader in understanding legislation to achieve compliance. IMS personnel have vast experience within the Passive Fire Protection sector ensuring all works and advice are in accordance with regulations.

Passive fire systems must be tested to current standards and also be installed by competent persons in order to provide the effectiveness expected by the building regulations and relevant authorities. As IMS are approved you can be rest assured that all IMS works are of the highest possibly standard.

IMS works in accordance with all Regulations and Guidelines and works to ensure that all works are completed using the following standard:

  • BS476 Part 20:22
  • BS476 Part 20:22
  • BS EN 1634: 2014
  • Approved Document B
  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

Incorporating the above standards and guidance from:

  • FDIS
  • BM Trada
  • IFC
  • BWF
  • ASFP

Risk Assessment

In October 2006, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into effect which bases fire safety on the findings of a fire risk assessment. As such, fire risk assessments should be performed on all environments where people congregate on a regular basis and are recommended annually. It aims to foster the ethic of considering the effectiveness of current fire protection measures with a view to seeking continual improvement.

Why IMS for Fire Risk Assessment?

We provide comprehensive fire risk assessments enabling you to be confident that your fire safety and fire protection requirements are being met.

IMS service includes visits to site to perform a fire risk assessment. 

Our aim is to offer site surveys identifying the fire hazards and associated fire risks within the environment and recommendations for improvements 

We provide a detailed report concentrating on the five disciplines of a good fire safety strategy:

  • Prevention
  • Escape
  • Communication
  • Confinement
  • Suppression

Our Fire Risk Assessor has 35 years of specialist experience in planning, implementing, recommending and enforcing statutory fire safety requirements within the London Fire Brigade and was the lead investigator for the brigade. He also has a Bachelor of Science, First Class Honours Degree in Fire Safety Management & Fire Engineering obtained from the University of Central Lancashire. With this experience and academic knowledge combined you can be rest assured that your Fire Risk assessment will be delivered to the industries Gold Standard.