RIBA to unveil fire safety guidance

Grendfell Tower the day after fire

Plan of Work for Fire will offer updated fire protection advice

RIBA will be unveiling its latest fire guidance at a special conference next month as part of industry efforts to “fill the gaps” in the UK’s fire protection processes.

The Plan of Work for Fire aims to ensure there is a detailed specification for fire protection at the design stage of a building and a schedule for fire protection throughout the construction and facilities management process.

The document, which RIBA started work on late last year, will be published at the ‘Protecting Lives: Design & Construction Post-Grenfell’ conference, to be held at the institution’s London HQ on 12 June.

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