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    TIMBER FRAME FIRE RISK

     Guidance issued on fire safety during timber frame construction

    The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) has published guidance document Fire safety on timber frame construction sites. The document is designed to promote best practice for the safety of site workers, the public and the mitigation of loss from construction site fire events. The guidance relates to timber frame sites under construction and has been produced in consultation with London Fire Brigade, HSE and expert specialist advisers.

    UKTFA stress that adopted practice should be developed on the basis of a site specific risk analysis. The guidance should also be read in conjunction with the ‘Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation’, published by the Construction Confederation and The Fire Protection Association.The useful sister publication, is ‘Construction Site Fire Prevention Checklist‘.

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