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This Good Building Guide discusses the importance of correctly installing passive and reactive fire protection to structural steelwork to ensure the anticipated performance can be realised in the event of a fire. It identifies key issues for the guidance of specifiers, manufacturers, contractors and approval authorities and includes useful references to more comprehensive guidance documents. The guide highlights the importance of adequate testing, product quality, installation, maintenance and the critical role of third-party certification schemes.
Structural steel in fire
Forms of passive and reactive fire protection to structural steelwork
Test, assessment and certification requirements
Fire risk assessment
Liaison between all parties
References and related BRE publications