Department of the Environment and Local Government Guides, and, Other Relevant Guides to Fire Safety

This series of guides is issued to assist persons in discharging their statutory fire safety responsibilities under the Fire Services Act 1981. These guides refer to existing Buildings in the uses specified.
 
Fire Safety in Guest Accommodation
A: Guide to Fire Safety in Guest Accommodation (2000+): This Guide refers to existing premises, other than hotels and hostels, providing overnight guest accommodation, and includes guesthouses, bed and breakfast and similar establishments providing overnight guest accommodation.
(link: http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,2072,en.pdf )

B: Guide to Fire Precautions in Existing Hotels, Guesthouses and Similar Premises (1989): This Guide contains guidance for hotels. 
(link: http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,14964,en.pdf )

C: Fire Safety in Hostels (1998): This Guide contains guidance relevant to hostels. 
http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,1026,en.pdf

Fire Safety in Pre-schools (1999):
(link:- http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,1027,en.pdf )

Fire Safety in Gaeltacht Households Accommodating Foghlaimeoirí Gaeilge:
(link: - http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,845,en.doc)


Guide to Fire Safety in Flats, Bedsitters and Apartments(1994)
(link:- http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,1024,en.pdf )


Guide to Fire Safety in Existing Nursing Homes and Similar Type Premises (1996)
(link:- http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,820,en.pdf )


Places of Assembly
Code of Practice for the Management of Fire Safety in Places of Assembly

Code of Practice for Fire Safety of Furnishings and Fittings in Places of Assembly (1989)
(link:- http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,818,en.pdf )


Sports Grounds
Code of Practice for Safety at Sports Grounds – Department of Education
 (available from Government Publications Sales Office, Sun Alliance House, Molesworth St, Dublin 2   (01) 679 3515)


Concerts
Code of Practice for Safety at Outdoor Pop Concerts and other outdoor musical events – Department of Education
 (available from Government Publications Sales Office, Sun Alliance House, Molesworth St, Dublin 2   (01) 679 3515)

Code of Practice for Safety at Indoor Concerts – Department of the Environment and Local Government
(link:- http://www.environ.ie/en/Publications/LocalGovernment/FireandEmergencyServices/FileDownLoad,18105,en.pdf )

 
Emergency Lighting, and, Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
I.S. 3217: 2008 Emergency Lighting
I.S. 3218: 1989 Code of practice for Fire Detection and Alarm Systems for Buildings – System Design, Installation and Servicing

These standards can be obtained from the National Standards Authority of Ireland at
NSAI,
1 Swift Square,
Northwood,
Santry,
Dublin 9, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 807 3800
Fax: +353 1 807 3838
Email: nsai@nsai.ie
Online Search and Purchase of Standards: http://www.standards.ie/

Fire Safety Risk Assessments (UK)
Guides to carrying out a fire safety risk assessment and implement and maintain a fire management plan on different types of premises.
http://www.communities.gov.uk/fire/firesafety/firesafetylaw/

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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