For compartmentation (fire stopping) to be effective, all potential sources of airflow must be stopped using fire-resistant materials. This includes joints, pipes, ducts, penetration voids and ceiling voids.
Contractors such as plumbers or electricians often unknowingly compromise fire compartments, this is why it’s essential to carry out regular inspections.
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Landlords and property owners must ensure their properties meet fire safety standards and inform their tenants what to do in an emergency, including providing evacuation plans. You can find out more here:
Leyland Forrest have pledged their support to Fire Door Safety Week 2021. The campaign aims to stamp out the legacy of fire door neglect, find out more here: