Results for "fire safety"


    • Phil Murphy

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

      ...rations that the moulding conceals, or the cavity within it where fire, smoke and hot gases can trav...9;concealed barrier penetration' issue with colleagues in the fire safety sector. They are finding that...

      • 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, th...compartment barriers. A fire inside a boxed-in a void such...use: a) the possibility of a fire of this nature, in an &#...particularly rapid spread of fire upwardly d) from a pr...would establish whether fire s...

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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 door, as a set including the...intrusive check that can verify the compliance of a fire d...

              • 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...s old and not fit for purpose, it is a fire door and has smoke seals has three hinges (a requirement for fire doors), you can reliably asse...o the spread of smoke, toxic gases and fire t...

                • 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, th...amics are likely to not have understood the need to fire stop any work. The likelihood...elf)gives rise to the problems associated with fires&...

                  • Phil Murphy

                    Still more boxing

                    Prior to the addition of vent ducting and heating pipes, this ceiling was flat concret...sible. Again, it makes it difficult to check the fire stopping and to carry out annual servicing of vent duct fire d...