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United Kingdom-Derby: Risk or hazard assessment other than for construction
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
TD1294- Fire Risk Assessment Services.
Derby City Council is seeking to engage an economic operator to deliver fire risk assessments for a period up to a maximum of 4 years. The economic operator will require all of the following:
— Individual and company registration with a competence persons scheme;
— Individual membership (member or higher status) of an appropriate professional body;
— Demonstrable skills, knowledge and experience in managing health and safety at the organisational and individual level.
The fire risk assessments are to be conducted across the Councils property portfolio (excluding social housing). This includes the following property types:
— Retail Premises;
— Places of Entertainment;
— Multi-occupied buildings;
— Mixed tenanted business units;
— Leisure Centres;
— Multi-use sports Arena;
— Homes for older people;
— Residential children's homes;
— Community Centres;
— Extra Care Facility;
— Children's Centres;
— Outdoor training centre;
— Bus Station.
The Employer's portfolio is a heterogeneous sample of construction types ranging from systems building types such as:
— Vic Hallam;
In addition the portfolio includes traditional built structures incorporating a range of historical and modern architectural periods. The Employer has a range of lease arrangements and freehold interests throughout the portfolio, including the leasing in and leasing out of property.
The general requirements for each Fire risk assessments will be:
— The Fire Risk Assessment is to be risk based and utilise the Employers template;
— The Fire Risk Assessment is to identify levels of risk, recommend remedial actions to mitigate risk and address significant findings. This will be determined with due regard to the applicable guidance;
— The Fire Risk Assessments will have a proportional application of guidance in relation to the premises, its use and the relevant persons;
— The Fire Risk Assessment will undersigned by the Author and / or a Director to indicate that the Fire Risk Assessment has been completed and validated before issuing to the Employer;
— Significant finding will be assessed using the Employers methodology;
— Prepare written Reports in accordance with the latest edition of PAS79 for undertaking, and recording the significant findings of, fire risk assessments in buildings and parts of buildings for which fire risk assessments;
— The Fire Risk Assessment is to include descriptions and photographs, as appropriate, to identify the location of hazards and recommended actions to mitigate risk all which must be spatially referenced to the Employers information;
— The Fire Risk Assessment will contain minimum of limitations and exclusions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information