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RISCAuthority is an annually funded research scheme, supported by a significant group of UK insurers, that conducts research in support of the development and dissemination of best practice on the protection of property and business.

Acting as a portal for communication between its membership and other stakeholders, RISCAuthority is well placed to offer advice and receive notification on all relevant subject matter. Underpinned by extensive research, RISCAuthority publishes through the Fire Protection Association (FPA), extensive guides and recommendations for risk mitigation in the areas of Fire and Security.

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New Document Release: RC64 Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations

New Document Release: RC64 Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations

01 December 2019

These recommendations provide advice regarding the selection, storage, handling and use of biomass fuels. The nature of the hazards and forms of fire protection measures that should be considered for biomass installations are discussed together with measures that may be taken to reduce the hazards associated with the self heating of fuel. These Recommendations refer to small commercial systems rather than large industrial plant.

RC64: Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations

RC64: Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations

01 December 2019

These recommendations provide advice regarding the selection, storage, handling and use of biomass fuels. The nature of the hazards and forms of fire protection measures that should be considered for biomass installations are discussed together with measures that may be taken to reduce the hazards associated with the self heating of fuel. These Recommendations refer to small commercial systems rather than large industrial plant.