Who has duties for fire safety on a construction project?

Clients, designers, contractors (including Principal Contractors), CDM coordinators and construction workers all have legal duties under The Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007 to eliminate and control the risks from fire safety.

	The “responsible person” is defined under the Fire Safety (Regulatory Reform) Safety Order 2005 (England and Wales ) /Fire Scotland Act 2005(Scotland) and have specific duties for fire safety.

	Further guidance on management of fire risks can be found in [HSG 168 Fire in Construction (ISBN 978 0 7176 6345 3)](http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg168.htm).