Fire Safety is an Important Aspect of Health and Safety Management for all Businesses

Nandini Mukherjee, Special EditorThe Global Fire & Life Safety market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent over the next five years. In India, awareness about fire safety and security has grown exponentially and intensified over the last decade as a direct result of FSAI’s continuous efforts in Education & Awareness program.Various mandatory safety regulations rely heavily on a dynamic and responsive Fire Safety & Security market. Continuing to drive the demand for Fire Safety and Security is also the government’s focus on infrastructure development, especially with initiatives like the SmartCity Mission. At the other end of the spectrum,
businesses are also becoming more conscious of the importance of both these issues.

Workplace safety is vital to the success of any business. When businesses implement safety standards and practices, it demonstrates social responsibility and makes business more successful. Most business owners are only concerned with the day-to-day operations of their businesses and neglect the safety of their employees. Such situations call for Fire safety consultants who are experts in workplace safety and fire risk assessments. Fire safety consultants are a very important part of running successful businesses. They do make changes in the workplace. These experts help and support businesses and organizations maintain the highest standards of fire safety in the workplace, for visitors to their premises and for those they come into contact with on an occasional or frequent basis. Such consultants provide evaluations for building and planning, as well as in connection with industry, industrial processes and transportation, applying their experience and expertise to diverse and challenging projects.

In our current edition, we have listed “10 Best Fire & Safety Consultants”. In a nutshell, such experts suggest and develop alternative solutions using performance based methods and achieve a level of safety equivalent to or great then the levels required by the codes and approved by the authorities.