Fire safety

WorkStack
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Located at the periphery of the Charlton Riverside industrial area in Greenwich, WorkStack provides an exemplary new model for building high density, affordable, urban workspaces.
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Construction Site Best Practice - Fire Management
Construction Site Best Practice – Fire Management
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Exposed timber members during construction - when active protection measures are not yet functional - presents a fire risk on building sites.
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constructing fire safe timber buildings
Constructing fire-safe timber buildings
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Fire safety is of critical importance to the timber supply chain. Now, a new website is bringing comprehensive fire safety guidance together in one place for anyone building with timber. The timber industry has launched a comprehensive new fire safety website: Fire Safety. Wood in Construction. The site has been...
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An old mill rises from the ashes: a timber frame and a thorough fire safety strategy
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Architects Kaner Olette explain how green oak craftsmanship and timber detailing helped restore a beautiful listed water mill after a devastating accident laid waste to it. On the night of February 7 2018, a fire broke out at Bere Mill, destroying much of its house and surrounding buildings. But there...
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Timber fire safety
How to minimise fire risks during construction
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Are your timber projects as safe as they can possibly be while they are onsite? That’s when they are at their most vulnerable, as many fire protection measures aren’t necessarily in place yet. The new Timber Fire Safety webite - timberfiresafety.org - contains a wealth of essential information about ensuring...
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timber fire safety
Learn about timber and fire safety in free online webinar
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Gain insight into the principles of fire safety when designing and constructing timber buildings from the creators of our latest resource, https://timberfiresafety.org, in a free online webinar from 1-2pm, Friday 31 March 2023. With this comprehensive new fire safety website, Fire Safety. Wood in Construction, now online, Timber Development UK,...
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Consultation alert: Transition away from BS 476 in Approved Document B
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The Government is proposing in their next update to Approved Document B to remove remaining references to all aspects of the BS 476 series – the national classification standard for reaction to fire and fire resistance in Approved Document B. Timber Development UK (TDUK) is concerned that a 12-month transition...
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