All businesses of a certain size in the UK are required, by law, to complete a fire risk assessment. These assessments should be revisited and updated on a regular basis. One of the key components of any fire risk assessment is the adequate provision of suitable fire-fighting equipment.

While no members of staff should ever put their own lives in danger by tackling a fire, there are certain circumstances when it may be prudent to tackle a small blaze.

Fire fighting equipment at work guide