Home Safety Check

What does it do?

This assessment will look at all areas of accident and fire risk within your home. We will advise you on the installation and maintenance of smoke alarms (where necessary we will supply and fit one free of charge).

We will also give advice and information on how to stay safe from fire, including

  • kitchen hazards
  • safe disposal of smoking materials, candles, heaters, electric blankets
  • dangers from harmful substances.
Finally, we will help you to make an escape plan to prepare you, should a fire occur in your home.

Who it is for?

The service is available to residents of Hertfordshire.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Hertfordshire, Hertsmere, St Albans, Stevenage, Three Rivers, Watford, Welwyn Hatfield, Broxbourne, Dacorum, North Hertfordshire).

What it costs:

The service is free of charge.

How to access or apply for it:

Please call one of the numbers below to arrange your free appointment:

Freephone 0800 587 3347
01923 471399 or 01438 737399
Minicom (Textphone) users 0300 123 4041 - charged at normal rates

Additional information:

  • Visits are by appointment only.
  • All appointments will be pre-arranged with you.
  • The firefighters that call will always be in uniform, use an agreed password and show an ID card.


Info last updated:

County Hall, Pegs Lane, Hertford, SG13 8DQ