Additional information for complex buildings

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Additional information for complex buildings. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 17: Fire safety information, 1 (17.6). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 111. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

The records should include details of all of the following.
a. The fire safety strategy, including all assumptions in the design of the fire safety systems (such as fire load). Any risk assessments or risk analysis.
b. All assumptions in the design of the fire safety arrangements for the management of the building.
c. All of the following.
i. Escape routes (including occupant load and capacity of escape routes).
ii. Any provision to enable the evacuation of disabled people.
iii. Escape strategy (e.g. simultaneous or phased).
iv. Muster points.

d. All passive fire safety measures, including all of the following.
i. Compartmentation (i.e. location of fire-separating elements).
ii. Cavity barriers.
iii. Fire doorsets, including fire doorsets fitted with a self-closing device and other doors equipped with relevant hardware (e.g. electronic security locks).
iv. Duct dampers.
v. Fire shutters.

e. All of the following.
i. Fire detector heads.
ii. Smoke detector heads.
iii. Alarm call points.
iv. Detection/alarm control boxes.
v. Alarm sounders.
vi. Emergency communications systems.
vii. CCTV.
viii. Fire safety signage.
ix. Emergency lighting.
x. Fire extinguishers.
xi. Dry or wet fire mains and other firefighting equipment.
xii. Other interior facilities for the fire and rescue service.
xiii. Emergency control rooms.
xiv. Location of hydrants outside the building.
xv. Other exterior facilities for the fire and rescue service.
f. All active fire safety measures, including both of the following.
i. Sprinkler system(s) design, including isolating valves and control equipment.
ii. Smoke control system(s) (or heating, ventilation and air conditioning system with a smoke control function) design, including mode of operation and control systems.
g. Any high risk areas (e.g. heating machinery) and particular hazards.
h. Plans of the building as built, showing the locations of the above.
i. Both of the following.
i. Specifications of any fire safety equipment provided, including all of the following.
• Operational details.
• Operators’ manuals.
• Software.
• System zoning.
• Routine inspection, testing and maintenance schedules.
ii. Records of any acceptance or commissioning tests.
j. Any other details appropriate for the specific building.

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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 20:21
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:40
URI: https://buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/872

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