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  BU512 Passive fire protection - roles and responsibilities

BU512.jpgThis bulletin covers the roles and responsibilities in the design and consent process for passive fire protection.

The performance of passive fire protection is directly linked to the performance of the building element in a specific fire test. This may be either a fire resistance test or a reaction to fire test.

The bulletin covers:

  • specifying performance of passive fire protection
  • identifying passive fire protection for a building consent
  • evidence of compliance
  • participants in the process to ensure passive fire protection is correctly and effectively installed and maintained
  • compliance schedules.

Publication date: June 2009 Keywords: fire, management, safety