Fire Safety Tag

Grenfell Tower Fire Engineering Risk Assessment

Grenfell Tower fire: safety rules failing, says review, calls made by Dame Judith Hackitt   A ‘culture change’ in attitudes 'instead of doing things cheaply' is needed to building safety to prevent further tragedies such as that at Grenfell Tower, according to Dame Judith Hackitt, who is responsible for leading the review into regulations and fire safety.   Dame Judith Hackitt told BBC Radio 4's Today programme people had...

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Fire Safety Doors

Are fire doors are essential for passive fire protection?   Fire doors are essential passive fire protection. Buildings use two main complementary types of fire protection system, passive and active. Passive fire protection refers to elements of the building structure such as doors, floors and walls. So, why are fire doors so important to the system as a whole?   What does passive fire protection mean in the event...

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You are responsible for fire safety in business all workplaces and commercial premises, all premises the public have access to and the common areas of multi-occupied residential buildings, if you’re:   an employer the owner the landlord an occupier anyone else with control of the premises, for example a facilities manager, building manager or managing agent   If so, you’re known as the ‘responsible person’ and as the...

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