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    • Phil Murphy

      Boxed in pipes or ducting that look a bit different might mislead

      Moulding like this may, after being decorated over and sealed, may be le...vertically (a particularly high risk). The compartment wall pen...nceals, or the cavity within it where fire, smoke and hot gases can trav...39; issue with colleagues in the fire safet...

      • Phil Murphy

        Guide to Choosing a Competent Fire Risk Assessor

        As approved by CACFOA: http://www.cfoa.org.uk/19532

        • Phil Murphy

          a small collection of pictures

          Showing some bad fire stopping, and some good fire stopping including intumescent collars and pillows.

          • Phil Murphy

            More boxing

            Further added fire loading on an escape route. Unless it is proven to be fire resistant board, erring on the side of caution due to the critical nature of means of escape, it is probably fair to assume that it's made of wood, chipboard or something similar.

            • Phil Murphy

              A boxed in 6 inch pipe

              Concealed within a wood-panel constructed surround, this...vel compartment barriers. A fire inside a boxed-in a void such...ecause: a) the possibility of a fire of this nature, in an &#...p;a particularly rapid spread of fire...FRA would establish whether fire stopp...

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                How to check your fire doors

                A brief and simple guide. This check guide is only a brief visual check. To be fully sure that a fire...d of intrusive check that can verify the compliance of a fire door,...

                • Phil Murphy

                  An old heating system had a common flu that effectively formed a full height chimney

                  Most flats had the old warm air systems (located behind a door like this, identifiable...when the communal heating was installed. The high risk of an old common flu remained...olders kept the old warm air systems. Another high risk, full...

                  • Phil Murphy

                    This Service Riser cavity runs like a chimney through the building

                    It adjoins numerous flats at every level, is not separated at floor lev...ears old and not fit for purpose, it is a fire door and has smoke seals and...nd it has three hinges (a requirement for fire...d to the spread of smoke, toxic gases and fire that...

                    • Phil Murphy

                      On the far side of that full height riser is the bathroom

                      The riser serves more than one flat at every level, undivided. Over fifty years, the DIY...m ceramics are likely to not have understood the need to fire...r itself)gives rise to the problems associated with fires ...