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Fine tariff guidance 2017-18: Health and safety offences

Fine amount Description
£50 Fire alarm: Late evacuation following a fire alarm activation
£100 Fire alarm: Failure to evacuate following a fire alarm activation
£75 Fire exits: Deliberately propping a fire door open
£150 Fire exits: Blocking an exit route
£150 plus cost to repair or consider further referral Fire exits: Deliberate damage to a fire door
£75 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Damaging or removing safety signs
£75 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Tampering with a fire blanket
£100 plus cost to replace Misuse of fire equipment: Tampering with a fire extinguisher
£150 plus charge to replace and clean area affected Misuse of fire equipment: Discharging a fire extinguisher
£150 or consider further referral Malicious fire sensor activation
£150 or consider further referral Malicious manual call point activation
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Fire sensors or sounders: Deliberately covering
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Fire sensors or sounders: Deliberate damage or removal
£150 plus cost to repair (if required) or consider further referral Use of candles, joss sticks, incense burners, live coals etc or the use/storage of other items or equipment which are a fire hazard (such as fireworks and nitrous oxide canisters)


These fine tariffs are reviewed annually.