Essential information

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Essential information. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 17: Fire safety information, 1 (17.3). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 110. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Basic information on the location of fire protection measures may be sufficient. An as-built plan of the building should be provided showing all of the following.
a. Escape routes – this should include exit capacity (i.e. the maximum allowable number of people for each storey and for the building).
b. Location of fire-separating elements (including cavity barriers in walk-in spaces).
c. Fire doorsets, fire doorsets fitted with a self-closing device and other doors equipped with relevant hardware.
d. Locations of fire and/or smoke detector heads, alarm call points, detection/alarm control boxes, alarm sounders, fire safety signage, emergency lighting, fire extinguishers, dry or wet fire mains and other firefighting equipment, and hydrants outside the building.
e. Any sprinkler systems, including isolating valves and control equipment.
f. Any smoke control systems, or ventilation systems with a smoke control function, including mode of operation and control systems.
g. Any high risk areas (e.g. heating machinery).

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Uncontrolled Keywords: fire-separating element, fire doorset, self-closing device, fire alarm system, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, fire risk assessment, fire and smoke damper, b3 internal fire spread structure, fire-stop (Fire-stopping)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 17: Fire safety information
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > Regulation 38: Fire safety information
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards

Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 20:23
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/857

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