Index of all RISCAuthority Resources

This page provides direct access to all RISCAuthority resources. Items marked as (m/o) are accessible by members only

Documents

(296 items)

Fire & Explosion Toolkit m/o

Cladding Compliance Flow Charts

England
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

Guidance on business continuity and resilience

A simple guide to supply chain management for small & medium-sized businesses
Business Continuity template for small businesses
Business Continuity template for small businesses – Interactive PDF
Business Resilience - A guide to protecting your business and its people
Fire Engineering Guide for Property Protection and Business Resilience 2020

Guidance on the design, construction and management of buildings

Approved Document B incorporating insurer requirements - INTERACTIVE m/o
Approved Document B incorporating insurer requirements 2015 m/o
BDM01 Fire protection of buildings - Essential principles
BDM02 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Compartmentation
BDM03 Fire protection of buildings - Warehouses and storage buildings 1 - Design principles
BDM04 Fire protections of buildings - Stand alone cold stores 1 - Design principles
BDM05 Fire protection of buildings - Food processing factories 1- Design principles
BDM06 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Protection of openings and service penetrations from fire
BDM07 Fire protection of buildings - Protected zone
BDM08 Categories of Building Construction for Fire or Property Insurance Surveys m/o
BDM09 Fire risk minimisation guidance for the food industry
BDM10 Code of practice for the protection of empty buildings - Fire safety and security
BDM12 Insurer Requirements for the Implementation of Fire Safety Engineering Solutions
BDM13 Fire Safety Engineering - A Guide for Insurers
BDM14 Fire in timber frame buildings. A review of statistics
Building Construction Category Calculator for BDM8 m/o
Fire Prevention on Construction Sites - Joint Code of Practice 9th Edition
Fire Prevention on Construction Sites - Joint Code of Practice 9th Edition - Checklist
LPC Design Guide for fire protection of buildings

Insurer Guidance

Fire Loss Estimates Guide m/o
IG1 Collindale Report m/o
IG2 Intumescent Coatings m/o
Insurance Challenges of Massive Timber Construction and a possible way forward
RISCAuthority ADG including Suppression System EoW mitigation - DRAFT VERSION m/o
RISCAuthority Insurer Requirements for enhanced escape of water protection based on Approved Document G

Insurer Questionnaires

IQ1 Water Mist Questionnaire - Building Protection
IQ2 Water Mist Questionnaire - Local Application
IQ3 Water Mist Questionnaire – Closed Heads
IQ4
IQ5
IQ6 Building System Questionnaire Massive Timber Use In High-Rise Applications
IQ6 Building System Questionnaire Massive Timber Use In High-Rise Applications - Interactive
IQ7 Cladding Systems Questionnaire Rainscreen and Etics
IQ7 Cladding Systems Questionnaire Rainscreen and Etics - Interactive
IQ8 Buildings System Questionnaire - Permanent Stacked Modular Buildings - Interactive
IQ8 Technical Checklist for England - Permanent Stacked Modular Buildings

Insurer Reports

RI-01 Integrated risk management planning m/o
RI-02 Remotely Monitored Fire Alarms - Unwanted fire signals and fire service response m/o
RI-03 Integrated risk management planning - Year 2 m/o
RI-04 - Modern methods of construction and fire protection considerations m/o
RI-05 Fire and rescue service operations - An overview m/o
RI-06 Generic issues arising from the implementation of integrated risk management planning m/o
RI-07 Insured large loss fires project - Interim report m/o
RI-08 InFiReS and the Block Exemption Regulations m/o
RI-09 Insured large loss fires project m/o
RI-10 The Coalition Government fire and rescue policy - Potential implications for the insurance industry m/o
RI-11 Fire and rescue service response to calls originating from AFA systems m/o
RI-12 Intrusion alarm signalling using the internet protocol m/o
RI-13 Preliminary evaluation of the fire performance of External Thermally Insulated Cladding Systems (ETICS) m/o

Risk Control Series

RC01 Recommendations for fire precautions with temporary and emergency electrical supplies
RC02 Builders or contractors operations
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 1
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 2
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 5
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 6
RC04 Fixed Heating Equipment Burning Waste Fuel
RC05 Fire Protection of Laboratories
RC07 Recommendations for Hot Work Interactive PDF
RC08 Recommendations for the storage, use and handling of industrial gases and cylinders
RC09 Recommendations for Oil Fired heating installations
RC10 Fire Safety in Agricultural and Horticultural premises
RC11 Recommendations for use of Fork lift trucks
RC12 Recommendations for the Prevention & Control of Dust explosions
RC13  The use of portable electrostatic spray painting equipment
RC14 Spraying and other painting processes involving flammable liquids and powders
RC15 Recommendations for Use of Portable heaters in Commercial premises
RC17 Recommendations for Fire Safety in Shrink Wrapping processes
RC18 Fire Safety in Warehouses
RC19 Recommendations for Storage of Aerosol products
RC26 Recommendations for thermal fluid heating systems
RC27 Recommendations for Space heating hazard classification
RC28 Recommendations for Spark dectection and suppressions on pneumatic conveying
RC29 Recommendations for Spark Erosion Machining
RC30 Electrical equipment in flammable and explosive gaseous atmospheres
RC31 Recommendations in automotive refinishing and paint spraying
RC32 Recommendations for paint spraying
RC33 Recommendations for the risk management of portable accommodation units
RC35 Protection of Buildings against lightning strike
RC36 Recommendations for Fire prevention on Bakery ovens
RC37 Recommendations Control of fire hazards from electrical lighting in Commercial risks
RC38 Recommendations for frost protection measures for sprinklers
RC39 Recommendations for Fire risk management in Printing - Part 1
RC40 Fire safety recommendations in the Electronic Manufacturing Industry
RC41 Asbestos - Managing the release of hazardous materials following a fire
RC42 Fire Safety of Unattended premises
RC43 Fire Safety the storage and use of oxidising materials
RC44 Recommendations for Fire Risk assessment of catering extract ventilation
RC45 Fire Safety in the Electroplating Industry
RC46 Risk control for biofuel manufacturing facilities
RC47 Recommendations for the management of fire detection and alarm systems in the workplace
RC48 Arson Prevention
RC49 Recommendations for the storage, handling and use of acetylene cylinders
RC50 Fire Safety in the Construction and use of Saunas
RC51 Recommendations regarding Smoking at Work
RC52 Recommendations for fire safety in solvent recovery processes
RC53 Recommendations for fire safety in the use of thermal oxidation plant
RC54 Fire Safety at Recycling Centres
RC55 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of flammable and highly flammable liquids
RC56 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: storage in containers other than external fixed tanks
RC57 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: storage in external fixed tanks
RC58 Recommendations for Fire Safety in Laundries
RC59 Fire safety when charging electric vehicles
RC60 Fire safety with food smoking processes
RC61 Recommendations for the storage, handling and use of batteries
RC62 Recommendations for fire safety with photovoltaic panel installations
RC63 Recommendations for minimising impact of legionella in firefighting systems
RC64: Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations
RC65 Recommendations for fire safety with 3D printing
RC66 Recommendations for sourcing fire safety products and services
RC67 Recommendations for electrical safety in the event of a fire - Interactive PDF
RC68 Recommendations for fire safety in catering establishments

Risk control briefing notes

BN1 E-cigarettes
BN2 Use of electrical extension leads and adaptors
HS1 Low oxygen atmospheres and the risk control of associated health hazards

Sprinklers

FPA Sprinkler System Service & Maintenance Checklists - Appendix Template Forms
Sprinkler System Service & Maintenance

Sprinkler Rules Technical Bulletins

TB201 - Suitable sprinkler components and services m/o
TB203 - Care and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems m/o
TB204 - Sprinkler system grading m/o
TB205 - Consultation and acceptance for sprinkler system approval by fire insurers m/o
TB206 - Passive fire protection of sprinklered buildings m/o
TB207 - The selection of sprinkler heads m/o
TB208 - Supplementary requirements for sprinkler installations which can operate in the dry mode m/o
TB209 - ESFR sprinkler protection m/o
TB210 - Automatic sprinkler pump installation m/o
TB213 - Upkeep and testing of multiple controls m/o
TB214 - Sprinkler protection of flammable liquid stores m/o
TB215 - Sprinkler protection of idle pallet storage m/o
TB216 - Sprinkler protection of aerosols m/o
TB217 - Categorisation of goods in storage m/o
TB218 - Water supply diagrams m/o
TB219 - Sprinkler protection of cold stores m/o
TB221 - Sprinkler protection of schools m/o
TB222 - Ordinary Hazard Group 3 protection using enhanced protection extended coverage sprinklers m/o
TB223 - Sprinkler protection of concealed spaces in OH3 EPEC sprinklered buildings m/o
TB224 - Sprinkler water storage tanks m/o
TB225 - ESFR sprinkler protection within storage racking m/o
TB226 - Design, installation and maintenance of underground pump chambers m/o
TB227 - Pipework m/o
TB229 - LPC rules for automatic sprinkler installations variations to BS EN 12845 - 2015 m/o
TB230 - Protection of roof spaces, floor and ceiling voids m/o
TB231 - Pipe sizing m/o
TB232 - Sprinkler installation control valve sets m/o
TB233 - Water supplies for life safety systems m/o
TB234 - Protection of high hazard storage (HHS) configurations m/o
TB235 - Control mode specific application sprinklers - CMSA m/o
TB236 - Confirmed fire signals from sprinkler installations m/o
TB237 - Flushing underground sprinkler mains m/o

Security

S34 Intruder alarm systems: Ten-step guide for purchasers

Security Bulletins

Alarm Transmission Systems (ATS) – Loss Prevention Certification Board
Alarm Transmission Systems (ATS) - techincal update for insurers and other stake holders
ATS all-IP migration
Basic cyber security controls for small businesses
BS 8418 - 2015 Installation and remote monitoring of detector-activated CCTV systems – Code of practice m/o
Business risks posed by drones
Intruder Alarm Systems – remote access m/o
Intrusion and hold up alarm systems - Aide Memoire m/o
S03 Convenience ATMs: recommended security measures
S05 Alarm signalling using the internet protocol - Part 2 - Considerations for insurers
S06 Electronic security systems: guidance on keyholder and selection & duties
S07 Security Guidance for Fog Devices
S08 Checking Intruder alarm performances - considerations for claim investigations
S09 Intrusion and hold up alarm systems m/o
S10 Guidance for protection of premises against vehicle attacks (ram raids)
S11 Security of emergency exit doors in non-residential premises
S16 Guidelines for shop front protection
S18 Cash risk assessment and security management - An insurers' guide
S19 Security guidance for defence against robbery
S20 Essential principles for the security of property
S21 Measures for the control of metal theft
S22 Cash Security A User's Guide
S23 Guidance for specifiers of VSS in security applications
S24 Physical security for homes: Guidance for occupiers
S25 Physical security for homes: Guidance for insurers
S26 Physical Security for Homes: Technical Guidance for Insurers m/o
S27 Model' SDP-AFD summary sheet for Intrusion Hold up Alarm Systems Systems
S28 Cyber crime: overview and sources of support
S29 Guide to electronic access control systems
S30 Terrorism – sources of guidance and support
S31 Unauthorised occupation of non-residential premises
S32 ATM gas attack security solutions
S33 Solar Farm Security
Security Bulletin - Post installation changes and alarm transmission systems m/o
Security Bulletin - Safe Deposit Facilities - Confidential - for insurers (underwriters & survey staff) m/o
Security Bulletin - Use of key boxes m/o
Security Bulletin -IP migration m/o
Security Bulletin: Smart locks m/o
Smart systems and use of smartphones for the control of security systems m/o
The Security Industry Authority m/o

Site Security Briefing Notes

External and perimeter security systems
External security lighting
Fences, walls and gates
Layout
Manned guarding

Business Sector Risk Review Reports

Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Flats and Maisonettes m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - HMO m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Hotels and Motels m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Houses and Bungalows m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Housing Association Buildings m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Sheltered Housing m/o
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Student Accommodation m/o
Risk Review Report - Construction Businesses - Commercial Construction m/o
Risk Review Report - Construction Businesses - Other Construction m/o
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Colleges and Universities m/o
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Nursery Education m/o
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Primary Education m/o
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Secondary Education m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Community Centres m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Conference Centres m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Gambling and Betting Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Historical Venues m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Religious Buildings m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Sports and Social Clubs m/o
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Sports Ground and Stadia m/o
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Arable Farms m/o
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Farm Animal Welfare and Boarding Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Livestock Farms m/o
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Mixed Farms m/o
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Pubs, Clubs and Nightclubs m/o
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Restaurants and Cafes m/o
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Take-Away Food Shops m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Dental Surgeries m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Doctors Surgeries m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Hospitals m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Non-Residential Healthcare Other m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Nursing and Care Homes m/o
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Residential Healthcare Other m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Food and Beverage Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Assembly Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Chemical Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Electrical Goods Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Engineering Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Printing Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Textiles Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Metal Product Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Non-Metal Product m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Other Industrial Processing and Manufacturing Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Plastic Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Wood and Pulp Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Financial Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Legal Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Other Professional Service Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Public Administration Buildings - Civic Buildings (Town Hall, Court House etc) m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Banks, Building Societies and Post Offices m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Building Suppliers m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Department Stores m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - DIY Warehouses m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Electrical Warehouses m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Furniture Warehouses m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Garden Centres m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Hairdressers m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Indoor Markets m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Laundries and Dry Cleaners m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Motor Vehicle Sales and Repair Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Other Retail Premises m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Petrol Stations m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Shopping Centres m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Supermarkets m/o
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Vehicle and Plant Hire Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Storage and Warehousing - Commercial Warehouses m/o
Risk Review Report - Storage and Warehousing - Other Storage and Warehousing m/o
Risk Review Report - Transport Businesses - Bus and Coach m/o
Risk Review Report - Transport Businesses - Road Haulier m/o
Risk Review Report - Waste Management Businesses - General Waste Recycling Sites m/o
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Finished Good Wholesale Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Food and Drink Wholesale Businesses m/o
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Other Wholesale Businesses m/o

Other

Download Cladding Compliance Flow Chart - England
Download Cladding Compliance Flow Chart - Northern Ireland
Download Cladding Compliance Flow Chart - Scotland
Download Cladding Compliance Flow Chart - Wales
Download ROBUST - Business Continuity Software
Download ROBUST - Business Continuity Software m/o
Download the Hot Works DVD
Download the Hot Works Site Induction Toolkit
Download the Hot Works Site Induction Toolkit m/o
RC16A Recommendations for fish and chip frying ranges
RC16B Recommendations for fire safety in Commercial Kitchens
RC20-1 Fire safety in the storage and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: Part 1: General principles
RC20-2 Fire safety in the storage and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids Part 2: Storage in drums, cans and other containers other than external fixed tanks
RC20-3 Fire safety in the storage and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids Part 3: Storage and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids in external fixed tanks
RC21 Fire protection of atrium buildings
RC22
RC24
RC25 Composite insulated panels
RC34

Webinars

(48 items)

ABI work

ABI post Grenfell research Part I - cladding
ABI post Grenfell research part II - detection and evacuation

Building Cladding Systems

Cladding systems: Insurer information requirements
Green Walls as a Maintained Rainscreen Cladding
Occupant toxicity threat from rain screen cladding systems

Guidance on business continuity and resilience

Fire Engineering for Resilience

Guidance on the design, construction and management of buildings

Approved Document B & property protection guides m/o
Fire and prevention on construction sites
Introduction to the fully revised RISCAuthority guidance document BDM8 Categories of building construction for fire or property insurance surveys m/o

Membership

Making the most of your membership m/o
RISCAuthority Quarterly Update - Q1 2020 m/o
RISCAuthority Quarterly Update - Q2 2020 m/o
RISCAuthority Quarterly Update - Q3 2020 m/o
RISCAuthority Quarterly Update - Q4 2020 m/o

Modern methods of construction

High Rise Massive Timber Buildings - Insurance Information Requirements
Insurance challenges of massive timber construction
Permanent Stacked Modular (and Podular) Buildings
The insurance challenges of MMC modular construction methods – An introduction to RISCAuthority Questionnaire IQ8

Risk Control

Fire safety with flammable liquids
Helping the insured identify competent persons and suitable systems
Kitchen extract ductwork - minimising the fire risk
Review of new and upcoming risk control documents
Risk Control for Biofuel Manufacturing Facilities
Special Awareness Event, Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, Detection - Presentations from system providers m/o

Sprinkler Rules Technical Bulletins

BS EN 12845 Clause 12.4.2 (TB229)
LPC Sprinkler Rules update - everything you need to know
LPC Technical Bulletin Update
LPC Technical Bulletins Q&A
Overview of changes in the 2015 edition of the LPC Sprinkler Rules

Sprinkler and Watermist Systems

An introduction to the Fire Protection Association /Association of British Insurers Technical Guidance note for residential sprinkler systems designed to BS 9251
Sprinkler litigation case study m/o
Sprinkler Systems - Service Maintenance Requirements
Watermist - Why it's complicated!
Watermist protection of commercial risks - launch of new insurer guidance m/o

Security

IP network transformation and insurer implications m/o
Securing the site and its perimeter
The role and application of CCTV for property protection

Toolkits

An introduction to the RISCAuthority Supply Chain Risk Assessment Toolkit
Analysing client supply chain risks with RISCAuthority’s toolkit
Analysis of large loss data using the new RISCAuthority Fire & Flood Database toolkit m/o
INFORMER Database m/o
Introduction to the NEW insurer Large-Loss Database m/o
Launch of the new Business and Property Protection Portal – a solution for rising survey thresholds m/o
RISCAuthority’s Fire & Rescue Service Response and AFA toolkits explained m/o
Supply Chain Toolkit - managing disruption m/o
UK Insurer Large Loss Fire Statistics m/o

Webinars Category

Class 0 Conundrum
Resilience for building designers and architects

Software

(2 Items)

Hotworks training software

Categories of construction calculator