Forty per cent of buildings inspected were not compliant with fire regulations – GFS

The Guyana Fire Service’s Fire Prevention Department last year conducted inspections of 608 government buildings and 2,476 private buildings and found that 40% of them were not compliant with requirements.

A release from the GFS said that these inspections were done to ascertain the level of fire prevention mechanisms employed in these buildings; and at the same time to inform owners and occupiers of their duty to ensure that basic requirements for fire safety of the premises had been met.

The GFS said that these inspections that were conducted on premises in the different Regions revealed the  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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