Fire

New advice on fire in historic buildings.(Product guide)

With around one major historic building lost to fire every month in Scotland, fire remains one of the most serious threats to our built heritage. The latest in the Historic Scotland's series of Technical Advice Notes (TAN) sets out the vital rote that effective management can have in reducing fire losses. As well as discussing methods of physical intervention to increase fire safety, such as installing sprinkler systems, TAN 28 sets out practical building-management procedures for day-to-day use that will reduce the likelihood of fire occurring.

TAN 28 Fire Safety Management in Heritage Buildings published today by Historic Scotland gives practical guidance and advice about fire prevention management for building professionals, owners and the fire and rescue service. …

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