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BDM12 Insurer Requirements for the Implementation of Fire Safety Engineering Solutions

Published

2009

Although this document has been written on behalf of insurers, the technical content is intended for use by fire safety engineers and everyone who has involvement in the development and delivery of a fire engineering solution. The format and framework that it follows is based on the British Standard for fire safety engineering in buildings, BS 7974: 2001: Application of fire safety engineering principles to the design of buildings. 

BDM13 Fire Safety Engineering - A Guide for Insurers

Published

2011

This revised document provides a simple guide on fire safety engineering for the commercial property insurer. It updates the 2002 version produced through ABI’s Medium Term Research Strategy, and fulfils the request from RISCAuthority members for a simple guide on fire safety engineering.

S33 Solar Farm Security

Published

2020

The theft of PV panels and, especially, cabling from solar farms, has emerged as a serious problem for operators and insurers. The security challenge is unique. A typical solar farm consists of a concentration of significant value placed in a totally rural situation which may enjoy little or no natural surveillance from residents or passers-by.

Fire Engineering Guide for Property Protection and Business Resilience 2020

Published

2020

This document provides guidance on the key factors in ensuring that property protection and business resilience have been adequately considered during the design stage of a fire engineering solution and accompanying fire strategy. 

RC68 Recommendations for fire safety in catering establishments

Published

2020

These recommendations apply to the installation, management, operation and maintenance of cooking appliances and related equipment in commercial catering kitchens. These include various forms of ovens, grilles, griddles, broilers, rotisseries and bratt pans which – together with deep fat fryers – present serious fire hazards. The advice includes a section specifically concerning frying ranges used in fish and chip shops that are open to the public.

Fire Prevention on Construction Sites - Joint Code of Practice 9th Edition

Published

2015

First published in 1992, the Joint Code contains a series of measures which, if adopted, will ensure that adequate detection and prevention measures are incorporated during the design and planning stages and that work on a site is undertaken to the highest standard of fire safety.  It has brought about revolutionary improvements in fire safety on construction sites and is commonly referred to in insurance contracts.

Fire Prevention on Construction Sites - Joint Code of Practice 9th Edition - Checklist

Published

2015

S8 Checking Intruder alarm performances - considerations for claim investigations

Published

2009

These guidelines are designed to assist those investigating claims where an installed intruder alarm system appears not to have performed as expected. They are designed to be used both by office- and field-based members of the loss adjusting industry as well as insurers’ claims handling staff.

BDM1 Fire protection of buildings - Essential principles

Published

2015

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.

BDM2 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Compartmentation

Published

2008

This core document 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 deals with the fundamental design topic of compartmentation and describes in detail the function of compartmentation, and how it can be achieved.