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RISC 501: Fire Test and Assessment Method for External Cladding Systems


07 November 2023

The occurrence of large cladding system fires has been increasing since 1990. This is of particular concern as a building’s cladding system has the potential to spread fire around a building, bypassing the internal fire compartments. This fire test and assessment method goes beyond the minimum life safety requirements set out in the building regulations to provide a classification that protects both occupants and property.


The FPA offers testing to RISC 501.

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