BDM01 Fire protection of buildings - Essential principles

Essential Principles is one of a number of documents addressing specific areas of relevance which together form the RISCAuthority Design guide for the fire protection of buildings. It contains the essential principles on which the RISCAuthority Design guide is based.

This document outlines the basic principles that all designers and their supporting consultants shall consider during the design process when they are taking either a prescriptive or fire engineering approach (or a combination of both). The principles should also be followed for major extensions and upgrades to existing building structures.