Index of Resources

 

This page provides direct access to all Fire Protection Association resources. Items marked as (Member Only) are accessible by members. You can find out more about becoming a member here

Documents

(342 items)

Guide to Fire Safety Signs 2014 - Member Only

Active Fire Protection

Active Fire Protection Guide - Argonite
Active Fire Protection Guide - Aspirating Smoke Detection
Active Fire Protection Guide - Carbon Dioxide
Active Fire Protection Guide - Commercial Detection Systems Series Overview
Active Fire Protection Guide - Condensed Aerosol Extinguishing Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Fixed Dry Chemical Fire Protection Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - FM200
Active Fire Protection Guide - Foam
Active Fire Protection Guide - HFC-125
Active Fire Protection Guide - Inergen
Active Fire Protection Guide - IR Array Fire Detection Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Kitchen Fire Protection Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Linear Heat Detection
Active Fire Protection Guide - Migration of Novec 1230 and HFC Gaseous Agents to Environmentally Acceptable Alternatives
Active Fire Protection Guide - Nitrogen
Active Fire Protection Guide - NOVEC 1230
Active Fire Protection Guide - Optical Beam Detection
Active Fire Protection Guide - Oxygen Reduction Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Point Detectors
Active Fire Protection Guide - Sprinkler Systems for Life Safety
Active Fire Protection Guide - Sprinkler Systems for Property Protection
Active Fire Protection Guide - Suppression and Extinguishing Systems Series Overview
Active Fire Protection Guide - Video Fire Detection Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Water and Water Foam Deluge Sprayer Systems
Active Fire Protection Guide - Water Foam Monitors
Active Fire Protection Guide - Watermist

Building Design & Management Guides

Approved Document B Fire Safety Volume 1: Dwellings – Incorporating Insurers’ Requirements for Property Protection
Approved Document B Fire Safety Volume 2: Buildings other than Dwellings – Incorporating Insurers’ Requirements for Property Protection
BDM01 A to Z of Essential Principles for the protection of buildings
BDM02 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Compartmentation and Sprinkler Rules - 2022 - A3 Poster
BDM02 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Compartmentation and Sprinkler Rules - 2022 - A4 Document
BDM03 Fire protection of buildings - Warehouses and storage buildings 1 - Design principles
BDM04 Fire protections of buildings - Stand alone cold stores 1 - Design principles
BDM05 Fire protection of buildings - Food processing factories 1- Design principles
BDM06 Fire protection of buildings - Core Document - Protection of openings and service penetrations from fire
BDM07 Fire protection of buildings - Protected zone
BDM08 Categories of Building Construction for Fire or Property Insurance Surveys - RISCAuthority Member Only
BDM09 Fire risk minimisation guidance for the food industry
BDM10 Code of practice for the protection of empty buildings - Fire safety and security
BDM12 Insurer Requirements for the Implementation of Fire Safety Engineering Solutions
BDM13 Fire Safety Engineering - A Guide for Insurers
BDM14 Fire in timber frame buildings. A review of statistics
Building Construction Category Calculator for BDM8 - Member Only

Building Protection & Construction

Building Protection - Guide to Fire Doors 2015 - Member Only
Building Protection - Guide to Glazing 2015 - Member Only
Christmas Trees; Fire Research and Recommendations 2000 - Member Only
Code of practice for the protection of empty buildings - Fire safety and security 2008 - Member Only
Facades on multi-storey buildings - A fire risk assessment guide 2001 - Member Only
Fire Extinguisher Handbook 2020 - Member Only
Fire Prevention on Construction Sites: The Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation
Fire Risk Assessments for Small Businesses 2008 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Heritage Properties 2014 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Hotels and Guesthouses 2007 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Industrial Premises 2007 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Offices 2007 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Residential Care Homes 2008 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Retail Premises 2007 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in Schools and Colleges 2008 - Member Only
Fire Risk Management in the Workplace 2020 - Member Only
Fire risk minimisation guidance for the food industry 2007 - Member Only
Fire Safety in Village Halls 1996 - Member Only
Fire Safety Management in Warehouses 2014 - Member Only
Fire Spread in Multi-Storey Buildings with Glazed Curtain Wall Facades 1999 - Member Only
Management of Hot Work Handbook - Member Only
Non-glazed Curtain Walling - Furnace Test Results and Recommendations 2001 - Member Only
Passive Fire Protection Handbook 2015 - Member Only
RISC 501: Fire Test and Assessment Method for External Cladding Systems
The Prevention and Control of Arson - Member Only

Business Continuity & Resilience

A simple guide to supply chain management for small & medium-sized businesses
Business Continuity template for small businesses
Business Continuity template for small businesses – Interactive PDF
Business Resilience - A guide to protecting your business and its people
Essentials of Fire Safety Management 2014 - Member Only
Fire Engineering Guide for Property Protection and Business Resilience 2020
Fire Safety and Waste Materials 2003 - Member Only
Fire Safety at Recycling Centres 2011 - Member Only
Fire Warden Handbook 2019 - Member Only
Workplace Fire Safety Log Book - Interactive Forms - Member Only

Business Sector Risk Review Reports

Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Flats and Maisonettes - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - HMO - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Hotels and Motels - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Houses and Bungalows - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Housing Association Buildings - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Sheltered Housing - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Accommodation - Student Accommodation - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Construction Businesses - Commercial Construction - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Construction Businesses - Other Construction - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Colleges and Universities - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Nursery Education - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Primary Education - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Educational Establishments - Secondary Education - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Community Centres - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Conference Centres - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Gambling and Betting Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Historical Venues - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Religious Buildings - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Sports and Social Clubs - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Entertainment and Culture - Sports Ground and Stadia - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Arable Farms - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Farm Animal Welfare and Boarding Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Livestock Farms - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Farming and Fishing Businesses - Mixed Farms - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Pubs, Clubs and Nightclubs - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Restaurants and Cafes - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Food and Drink Retail - Take-Away Food Shops - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Dental Surgeries - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Doctors Surgeries - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Hospitals - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Non-Residential Healthcare Other - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Nursing and Care Homes - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Healthcare Establishments - Residential Healthcare Other - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Food and Beverage Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Assembly Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Chemical Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Electrical Goods Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Engineering Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Printing Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Industrial Textiles Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Metal Product Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Non-Metal Product - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Other Industrial Processing and Manufacturing Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Plastic Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Industrial Processing and Manufacturing - Wood and Pulp Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Financial Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Legal Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Professional Service Businesses - Other Professional Service Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Public Administration Buildings - Civic Buildings (Town Hall, Court House etc) - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Banks, Building Societies and Post Offices - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Building Suppliers - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Department Stores - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - DIY Warehouses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Electrical Warehouses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Furniture Warehouses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Garden Centres - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Hairdressers - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Indoor Markets - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Laundries and Dry Cleaners - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Motor Vehicle Sales and Repair Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Other Retail Premises - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Petrol Stations - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Shopping Centres - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Supermarkets - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Retail Premises Businesses - Vehicle and Plant Hire Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Storage and Warehousing - Commercial Warehouses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Storage and Warehousing - Other Storage and Warehousing - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Transport Businesses - Bus and Coach - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Transport Businesses - Road Haulier - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Waste Management Businesses - General Waste Recycling Sites - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Finished Good Wholesale Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Food and Drink Wholesale Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only
Risk Review Report - Wholesale Businesses - Other Wholesale Businesses - RISCAuthority Member Only

Detection & Alarm Systems

Fire Alarm and Detection Systems 2015 - Member Only

Insurer Documents

Insurance Challenges of Massive Timber Construction and a possible way forward
IQ1 Water Mist Questionnaire - Building Compartment Deluge Systems
IQ2 Water Mist Questionnaire - Local Application Protection
IQ3 Water Mist Questionnaire – Closed Heads
IQ4: CAFES Compartment Protection Applications
IQ5: CAFES In-cabinet Protection Applications
IQ6 Building System Questionnaire Massive Timber Use In High-Rise Applications
IQ6 Building System Questionnaire Massive Timber Use In High-Rise Applications - Interactive
IQ7 Cladding Systems Questionnaire Rainscreen and Etics
IQ7 Cladding Systems Questionnaire Rainscreen and Etics - Interactive
IQ8 Buildings System Questionnaire - Permanent Stacked Modular Buildings - Interactive
IQ8 Technical Checklist for England - Permanent Stacked Modular Buildings
RI-01 Integrated risk management planning - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-02 Remotely Monitored Fire Alarms - Unwanted fire signals and fire service response - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-03 Integrated risk management planning - Year 2 - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-04 - Modern methods of construction and fire protection considerations - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-05 Fire and rescue service operations - An overview - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-06 Generic issues arising from the implementation of integrated risk management planning - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-07 Insured large loss fires project - Interim report - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-08 InFiReS and the Block Exemption Regulations - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-09 Insured large loss fires project - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-10 The Coalition Government fire and rescue policy - Potential implications for the insurance industry - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-11 Fire and rescue service response to calls originating from AFA systems - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-12 Intrusion alarm signalling using the internet protocol - RISCAuthority Member Only
RI-13 Preliminary evaluation of the fire performance of External Thermally Insulated Cladding Systems (ETICS) - RISCAuthority Member Only
RISCAuthority Insurer Requirements for enhanced escape of water protection based on Approved Document G

Insurer Guidance

Fire Loss Estimates Guide - Member Only
IG1 Collindale Report - RISCAuthority Member Only
IG2 Intumescent Coatings - RISCAuthority Member Only

Means of Escape

Emergency Lighting Handbook 2020 - Member Only
Means of Escape: Design and Management Handbook - Member Only

Need to Know Guide

RE1: Battery energy storage systems – commercial lithium-ion battery installations
RE2: Lithium-ion Battery Use and Storage
RE3 - Rooftop Mounted PV Solar Systems
RE4: Hydrogen Fuel

Risk Control

HS1 Low oxygen atmospheres and the risk control of associated health hazards
RC01 Recommendations for fire precautions with temporary and emergency electrical supplies
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 1
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 2
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 5
RC03 Recommendations for loss prevention in electronic equipment installations - Part 6
RC04 Fixed Heating Equipment Burning Waste Fuel
RC05 Fire Protection of Laboratories
RC07 Risk Control For Hot Work
RC07 Risk Control for Hot Work Interactive
RC08 Recommendations for the storage, use and handling of industrial gases and cylinders
RC09 Recommendations for Oil Fired heating installations
RC10 Fire Safety in Agricultural and Horticultural premises
RC11 Recommendations for use of Fork lift trucks
RC12 Recommendations for the Prevention & Control of Dust explosions
RC15 Recommendations for Use of Portable heaters in Commercial premises
RC17 Recommendations for Fire Safety in Shrink Wrapping processes
RC18 Fire Safety in Warehouses
RC19 Recommendations for Storage of Aerosol products
RC26 Recommendations for thermal fluid heating systems
RC27 Recommendations for Space heating hazard classification
RC28 Recommendations for Spark detection and suppressions on pneumatic conveying
RC29 Recommendations for Spark Erosion Machining
RC30 Electrical equipment in flammable and explosive gaseous atmospheres
RC31 Recommendations in automotive refinishing and paint spraying
RC32 Recommendations for paint spraying
RC33 Recommendations for the risk management of portable accommodation units
RC35 Protection of Buildings against lightning strike
RC36 Recommendations for Fire prevention on Bakery ovens
RC37 Recommendations Control of fire hazards from electrical lighting in Commercial risks
RC38 Recommendations for frost protection measures for sprinklers
RC39 Recommendations for Fire risk management in Printing - Part 1
RC40 Fire safety recommendations in the Electronic Manufacturing Industry
RC41 Asbestos - Managing the release of hazardous materials following a fire
RC42 Fire Safety of Unattended Processes
RC43 Fire Safety the storage and use of oxidising materials
RC44 Recommendations for Fire Risk assessment of catering extract ventilation
RC45 Fire Safety in the Electroplating Industry
RC46 Risk control for biofuel manufacturing facilities
RC47 Recommendations for the management of fire detection and alarm systems in the workplace
RC48 Arson Prevention
RC49 Recommendations for the storage, handling and use of acetylene cylinders
RC50 Fire Safety in the Construction and use of Saunas
RC51 Recommendations regarding Smoking at Work
RC52 Recommendations for fire safety in solvent recovery processes
RC53 Recommendations for fire safety in the use of thermal oxidation plant
RC54 Fire Safety at Recycling Centres
RC55 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of flammable and highly flammable liquids
RC56 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: storage in containers other than external fixed tanks
RC57 Recommendations for fire safety in the storage, handling and use of highly flammable and flammable liquids: storage in external fixed tanks
RC58 Recommendations for Fire Safety in Laundries
RC59 Fire safety when charging electric vehicles
RC60 Fire safety with food smoking processes
RC61 Recommendations for the storage, handling and use of batteries
RC62 Recommendations for fire safety with PV panel installations
RC63 Recommendations for minimising impact of legionella in firefighting systems
RC64: Recommendations for fire safety with small biomass installations
RC65 Recommendations for fire safety with 3D printing
RC66 Recommendations for sourcing fire safety products and services
RC67 Recommendations for electrical safety in the event of a fire - Interactive PDF
RC68 Recommendations for fire safety in catering establishments

Risk Control Briefing Notes

BN1 E-cigarettes
BN2 Use of electrical extension leads and adaptors
BN3: Storage of Hand Sanitiser
BN4: Fire safety for laundries with a focus on tumble dryers
BN5 Deposit Return Schemes: Return Vending Machines – Fire Safety

Suppression

Gaseous Fire Protection Systems 2000 - Member Only
Sprinkler System Service & Maintenance Checklists - Appendix Template Forms
Sprinkler System Service and Maintenance: Guidance, Records and Checklists
TB201: Suitable sprinkler components and services - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB202: Sprinkler protection to buildings featuring residential occupancies – Insurance requirements - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB203: Care and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems
TB204: Sprinkler system grading - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB205: Consultation and acceptance for sprinkler system approval by fire insurers - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB206: Passive fire protection of sprinklered buildings - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB207: The selection of sprinkler heads - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB208: Supplementary requirements for sprinkler installations which can operate in the dry mode - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB209: ESFR sprinkler protection - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB210: Automatic sprinkler pump installation - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB211: Hanging garment storage - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB212: Mobile shelving systems - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB213: Upkeep and testing of multiple controls - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB214: Sprinkler protection of flammable liquid stores - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB215: Sprinkler protection of idle pallet storage - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB216: Sprinkler protection of aerosols - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB217: Categorisation of goods in storage - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB218: Water supply diagrams - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB219: Sprinkler protection of cold stores - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB220: Full Hydraulic Calculations - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB221: Sprinkler protection of schools - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB222: Ordinary Hazard Group 3 protection using Enhanced Protection Extended Coverage sprinklers - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB223: Sprinkler protection of concealed spaces in OH3 EPEC sprinklered buildings - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB224: Sprinkler Water Storage (Cisterns) - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB225: ESFR sprinkler protection within storage racking - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB226: Design, installation and maintenance of underground pump chambers - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB227: Pipework - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB229: LPC Rules for automatic sprinkler installations variations to BS EN 12845: 2015 - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB230: Protection of roof spaces, floor and ceiling voids - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB231: Pipe sizing - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB232: Sprinkler installation control valve sets - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB233: Water supplies for systems intended to comply with Approved Document B (ADB) - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB234: Protection of High Hazard Storage (HHS) Configurations - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB235: Control mode specific application sprinklers: CMSA - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB236: Confirmed fire signals from sprinkler installations - RISCAuthority Member Only
TB237: Flushing underground sprinkler mains - RISCAuthority Member Only

Security

Alarm Transmission Systems (ATS) – Loss Prevention Certification Board
Alarm Transmission Systems (ATS) - techincal update for insurers and other stake holders
ATS all-IP migration
Basic cyber security controls for small businesses
BS 8418 - 2015 Installation and remote monitoring of detector-activated CCTV systems – Code of practice - RISCAuthority Member Only
Business risks posed by drones
External and perimeter security systems
External security lighting
Fences, walls and gates
Intruder Alarm Systems – remote access - RISCAuthority Member Only
Intrusion and hold up alarm systems - Aide Memoire - RISCAuthority Member Only
Layout
Manned guarding
S03 Convenience ATMs: recommended security measures
S05 Alarm signalling using the internet protocol - Part 2 - Considerations for insurers
S06 Electronic security systems: guidance on keyholder and selection & duties
S07 Security Guidance for Fog Devices
S08 Checking Intruder alarm performances - considerations for claim investigations - Member Only
S09 Intrusion and hold up alarm systems - Member Only
S10 Guidance for protection of premises against vehicle attacks (ram raids)
S11 Security of emergency exit doors in non-residential premises
S16 Guidelines for shop front protection
S18 Cash risk assessment and security management - An insurers' guide
S19 Security guidance for defence against robbery
S20 Essential principles for the security of property
S21 Measures for the control of metal theft
S22 Cash Security A User's Guide
S23 Guidance for specifiers of VSS in security applications
S24 Physical security for homes: Guidance for occupiers
S25 Physical security for homes: Guidance for insurers
S26 Physical Security for Homes: Technical Guidance for Insurers - RISCAuthority Member Only
S27 Model' SDP-AFD summary sheet for Intrusion Hold up Alarm Systems Systems
S28 Cyber crime: overview and sources of support
S29 Guide to electronic access control systems
S31 Unauthorised occupation of non-residential premises
S32 ATM gas attack security solutions
S33 Solar Farm Security
S34 Intruder alarm systems: Ten-step guide for purchasers
S35 Internet of Things – Connected Security Devices and Systems
S36 Countryside Crime
Security Bulletin - Post installation changes and alarm transmission systems - RISCAuthority Member Only
Security Bulletin - Safe Deposit Facilities - Confidential - for insurers (underwriters & survey staff) - RISCAuthority Member Only
Security Bulletin - Use of key boxes - RISCAuthority Member Only
Security Bulletin -IP migration - RISCAuthority Member Only
Security Bulletin: Smart locks - RISCAuthority Member Only
Security Handbook 2017 - Member Only
Smart systems and use of smartphones for the control of security systems - RISCAuthority Member Only
The Security Industry Authority - RISCAuthority Member Only
The selection and use of electronic security systems in empty buildings 2007 - Member Only

Webinars

(76 items)

Member Question Time

FPA Member Question Time: Approved Document B - Member Only
FPA Member Question Time: Competency in Fire Safety - Member Only
FPA Member Question Time: Fire Doors - Member Only
FPA Member Question Time: Fire Safety When Charging Electric Vehicles - Member Only
FPA Member Question Time: Passive Fire Protection - Member Only

Competency

Competency in Passive Fire Protection - Member Only
Competency in Performing a Fire Risk Assessment - Member Only
Fire Competency Workshop 2019 - Member Only
Identifying the Responsible Person - Member Only
Implications for businesses from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry - Member Only
Reporting your building safety issues with CROSS-UK - Member Only
The Competent Person in 2016 - Member Only

Building Protection & Construction

A to Z of Essential Principles for the Protection of Buildings
Cladding and Façades Demystified - Member Only
Class 0 Conundrum
Fire Loss Estimates - An Overview of the new RISCAuthority Guide - RISCAuthority Member Only
Fire Safety During Roof Works - Member Only
Fire Safety in Residential Care Homes - Member Only
Green Walls as a Maintained Rainscreen Cladding
Identifying Combustible Insulation
Insurance challenges of massive timber construction
Legislation Changes and Impacts
Occupant toxicity threat from rain screen cladding systems - Member Only
RISC 501 - A Fire Safety Assessment Test for External Cladding
The A to Z of Essential Principles as a Plan of Work
The Changing Landscape of Fire Safety - Member Only
The Problem of Extensive Cavities in Modular Towers

Business Continuity & Resilience

3 Essential Ingredients for Business and Property Protection - Member Only
Building a fire strategy: Why your business needs one - Member Only
Fire Engineering for Resilience - Member Only
Resilience for building designers and architects

Detection & Alarm Systems

3 things you need to know about fire alarms in 2020 - Member Only

Events

FIRE 2021 - Collaboration - Hayley Robinson - Member Only
FIRE 2021 - Recap of the Morning Sessions - Jonathan O'Neill OBE - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Changing Leadership and Culture: a Framework for the Future - Amanda Long - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Closing Address - Mark Hardingham - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Fire Minister Plenary - Lord Stephen Greenhalgh - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Fire Sector Federation: Transforming Culture and Competence to Improve Fire Safety - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - IFE: Ethics - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - IFE: Technical Update - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - IFE: Voluntary Occurrence Reporting - CROSS - Collaborating to Share Lessons Learned - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - International Tall Building Fire Case Study - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - NFCC: Building Risk Review Progress and Future Plans - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Opening Address - Aasmah Mir - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Panel Debate: Gender Imbalance - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Procurement: The whole picture, integrity and sustainability debate - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - The Future of Certification - How can we trust the tests? - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - The Reform of the Fire and Rescue Services - Mark Hardingham - Member Only
FIRE 2021 Conference - Welcome Address - Steve Hamm - Member Only
Lord Stephen Greenhalgh discusses the fire safety bill at Fire 2020 - Member Only
Mark Farmer covers the future of modern methods of construction at Fire 2020 - Member Only
Operational Difficulties in Fighting Fires in Modern Methods of Construction - Member Only
RISCAuthority Seminar 2022 - RISCAuthority Member Only
RISCAuthority Seminar 2023 - RISCAuthority Member Only
Tom Roche covers the management of risk in modern methods of construction at Fire 2020. - Member Only

Fire Safety Management

Installing, Maintaining and Testing Your Smoke Control System - Member Only
The Role of the Fire Warden - Member Only

Hot Work

Hot Work: Essential Fire Safety Management - Member Only

Means of Escape

Means of Escape - Is your evacuation plan safe? - Member Only

Passive Fire Protection

A guide to fire door inspections - Member Only
Common alterations which compromise fire door performance - Member Only
Evacuation and Mobile Devices - Member Only
Fire Doors: The road to compliance - Member Only

Risk Assessments

5 Tips for Fire Risk Assessors - Member Only
What you need to know about DSEAR risk assessments - Member Only

Risk Control

Combined Heat and Power, and Emerging Fuels
Fire Safety of Photovoltaic (PV) Panel Installations
Fire safety when charging electric vehicles (RC59)
Risk Control for Biofuel Manufacturing Facilities

Suppression

Digital Fire Research and Testing Open Day 2020 - Member Only
Four Essential Stages to a Better Sprinkler System - Member Only
Maintaining your fire systems during COVID-19 - Member Only
Sprinkler Rules Update 2022
The Importance of Sprinkler Systems in Schools - Member Only

Toolkits

Analysing client supply chain risks with RISCAuthority’s toolkit

Assembly Point Podcast

(24 items)

Series 1 Episode 1 - Fire Safety Reform: What's Next?
Series 1 Episode 10 - 75 Years in Fire Safety: What Has Changed?
Series 1 Episode 2 - Know Your Building
Series 1 Episode 3 - What About Asset Protection
Series 1 Episode 4 - Building a Solid Foundation in Fire Safety
Series 1 Episode 5 - What Will It Take To End Legacy Of Neglect
Series 1 Episode 6 - Is The Current Regulation Change Over Sprinkler Ignoring A Much Bigger Problem
Series 1 Episode 7 - Building Competency As A Building Safety Manager
Series 1 Episode 8 - The Building Safety Bill: What Does It Mean For Fire Safety
Series 1 Episode 9 - Protecting Our Most Vulnerable
Series 2 Episode 1 - Competency at Every Stage of Design and Construction
Series 2 Episode 10 - Developing a national strategy for fire safety
Series 2 Episode 2 - Vulnerable Risks
Series 2 Episode 3 - Will resilience ever be fully embedded if not mandated?
Series 2 Episode 4 - Building safety: the global world of fire testing and the protection offered by a fire strategy
Series 2 Episode 5 - 5 years on from Grenfell
Series 2 Episode 6 - Sprinklers and watermist: the Standards
Series 2 Episode 7 - Making Our Buildings Safer
Series 2 Episode 8 - Closing the Door on Fire
Series 2 Episode 9 - Construction: Are innovation and fire safety mutually exclusive
The Summer Series - Cladding: a safer route to compliance
The Summer Series - Developing a national strategy for fire safety: 1 year on
The Summer Series - Fire doors: from manufacture, through sourcing, installation, and inspection
The Summer Series - Testing for a safer future: an Independent Review of the Construction Product Testing Regime

Advice & Guidance Articles

(20 items)
What is the ruling on having slider doors with twist/thumb lock openings as exit doors?
Should powered doors de-energise upon activation of the fire alarm?
What is the guidance on classing the internal storeys of a premises?
What is a personal emergency evacuation plan?
Do landlords have to provide a fire risk assessment?
Is a fire risk assessment a legal requirement?
Could you please clarify the requirements regarding flat entrance doors regarding the new regulations?
What would be the best fire extinguishers for a swimming pool plant room's?
What passive fire protection measures and materials do you recommend for achieving a minimum of 30 minutes of fire resistance for a cable penetration in a timber joist floor with 18-millimeter plasterboard?
Do you have information on the new requirements the Fire Safety Regulations 2022 regarding fire doors?
In relation to sprinklers in residential care homes, what guidance should I be looking at for maintenance and servicing requirements?
How to control a lithium-ion battery fire?
Are solar panels a fire hazard?
Should smoke and heat detection be replaced once the device has been in use for ten years?
Is it now necessary to replace the entrance (front) door and frame of each flat in a building between 11 and 18 metres high with a certified FD30S set?
Could you provide a definitive answer on the future of foam fire extinguishers?
How often should a fire risk assessment be reviewed?
Does affixing a panel to a face of a fire door change the fire rating of it?
Can a carbon monoxide alarm be installed within a kitchen/living room/diner along with a heat alarm in the kitchen and smoke alarm in the hallway of a single storey flat?
Do all the bedroom doors in a residential property (care home for those with learning difficulties etc) need to be fire doors that open directly onto the corridors?