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  BU514 Passive fire protection - on-site installation

BU514.jpgAttention to detail and installation quality is key to the performance of passive fire design elements to ensure they will function as designed in a fire event.

This bulletin describes the process of verifying on-site installation and post-building consent procedures.

The bulletin covers:

  • consented documents
  • construction process, including specialist installation contractors, third-party inspection and certification, on-site supervision and the basis for verifying passive fire protection performance
  • specific installation requirements for fire-rated walls (block/brick, framed, composite), penetration seals, vertical roller shutters, fire-rated ducts, fire dampers, hinged and pivoted doors and sliding doors.

Publication date: August 2009 Keywords: fire, safety