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Fire safety review: Building Regulations are ‘not fit for purpose’

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The report has a significant impact but not unexpected in content. Short comings in the enforcement of fire standard and codes obviously play an important part driven by the old adage COST. This is a particularly important feature in the area of electrical systems where fire performance, [ fireproof ] cabling needs closer examination. There are many different cables in the market claiming fire performance characteristics but are they fit for purpose? It is essential that electrical standards and codes form part of the building regulations.

Posted date

18 December, 2017

Posted time

6:08 pm

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