We hope these videos from ASFP (Association for Specialist Fire Protection) will help building designers, owners and occupiers to understand their legal fire safety responsibilities and improve their understanding and awareness of passive fire protection.
This video explains the vital role played by fire doors in holding back flames and smoke during a fire and describes the typical features that should be considered when checking that a door is correctly installed and maintained
Walls, floors and ceilings
Provides an introduction to maintaining adequate compartmentation and meeting required fire resistance standards in escape routes and considers the type of construction used for walls, floors and ceilings.
For a wall or floor to be effective in restricting fire and smoke spread,all joints, gaps and openings for services must be adequately sealed or fire stopped. This module considers the types of fire stopping methods available.