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FIRE SAFETY PROJECT & DESIGN SUMMARY AIDE MEMOIR

UCL Project Design Team Fire Safety Technical Notes - what you need to know…

Follow links for the latest version of UCL Fire Safety Technical Notes in PDF format  which form the bases of the UCL Employers Requirements (ERs) for Fire Safety:

Contents:

  1. Pre Contract & On Site Fire Safety Technical Notes
  2. Architectural Fire Safety Technical Notes
  3. Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health (MEP)
  4. Post Occupation Information

A pdf version of this information can be found at the following link:

UCL Employers Requirements (ER) - Fire Safety Project & Design Team Summary Aide Memoir

Summary of Duties - Heads of Faculties, Departments, Schools & Professional Services Etc.

1.0.    Pre Contract & On Site Fire Safety Technical Notes:
LINK (pdf)DESCRIPTION
FPCS1 on request

Fire Prevention on Construction Sites Guidance - Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Site and Buildings Undergoing Renovation (Ninth Edition October 2015)

To request a copy e-mail: fire@ucl.ac.uk

FPCS2 on request

Fire Prevention on Construction Sites (Fire Safety Checklist) - Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Site and Buildings Undergoing Renovation (Ninth Edition October 2015) - Constitution Site Fire Prevention Checklist

To request a copy e-mail: fire@ucl.ac.uk

UCL Principal Contractor Site Fire Safety Risk Review & Mitigation Measures - arrangements for Principal Contractor to ensure adequate fire safety measures to spate Site From UCL Staff
UCL Building Regulations 38 and Fire Safety Information Required for UCL Occupation at Practical Completion - arrangements and information required by the Principal Contractor
UCL Estates & Fire Standard (General Performance for Site Hoarding & Contractor Cabins) - arrangements Principal Contractors and Pre-contractor Documents
Emergency Lighting Systems - Principal Contractors contact information for sites in existing buildings fitted with 'Addressable' emergency lighting systems - pre-works information actions
Mandatory all worksFire Alarms System - Pre-Works Arrangements and Process to Prevent Unwanted Fire Alarms - arrangements for UPO / PMs / Principal Contractor and sub-contractors
2.0.    Architectural Fire Safety Technical Notes:
Architectural (Fire Safety) Design Guidance - general employers requirements (ERs) around building designs and restrictions:
Principal Design Team / Principal Contractor - new projects practical completion - Regulation 38 Fire Strategies, Drawings & Information Requirements:
Fire Stopping & Passive Fire Protection - arrangements & approved UCL contractors
Sliding / Revolving Doors & Means of Escape - project general fire safety means of escape design guidance
Fire Doors / Fire Curtains / Fire Shutters - general UCL fire door design requirements fire door signage
UCL Halls of Residence - general fire strategy new & refurbishment sleeping accommodation
Protected Routes, Stairs and Noticeboards - fire safety considerations / limitations within protected routes including the provision of noticeboards
Lockers (Sloping Roof) for Staff or Student Personal Effects - lockers fire safety considerations
Fire Safety / Statutory Signage - arrangements, policy & project requirements
Fire Safety Signs (Laboratories) - general hazard warning, signage and fixing systems
Seating (Seatway) .Seminar / Lecture Theatre Layouts - guidance for setting out seating in lecture theatres, seminar & public events or similar
Kitchens and Tea Points - general fire design information for all buildings including residences
Bulk Flammable Liquid & Solvent Storage Facilities - structure design guide
3.0.    Mechanical, Electrical & Public Health (MEP):
Principal Design Team / Principal Contractor - new projects practical completion - Regulation 38 Fire Strategies, Drawings & Information Requirements
Fire Stopping & Passive Fire Protection - arrangements & approved UCL contractors
Access Security Systems (Electronic Locking) & Accessible Door Opening Devices on Means of Escape - door locking and design requirements etc
Sliding & Revolving Doors - general guidance on their use on escape routes
Hearing Impaired Persons - Fire Alarm Warning (Deaf Texting Facilities) - being alerted, when the fire alarm sounds for deaf and hard of hearing in an emergency
Emergency Lighting - UCL's Employers Requirements (ERs) for the installation
Emergency Lighting Systems - general contractors contact Information for existing 'Addressable Emergency Lighting' systems in refurbish or existing UCL buildings - pre works information actions
Building Electrical & Mechanical Services Interfaces & Fire Brigade Equipment - including air handling, CL3 Labs, smoke control systems- FB Switches & Controls etc.
Fume Cupboards Fire Suppression Installation Guidance - MEP general UCL specifications and detail installation information for the provision of fire suppression in fume cupboards
Firefighters' Switches - Prescribed Voltages, High Voltage Electrical Luminous Tubes & Signs and Voltages generated in Photovoltaic (PV) roof equipment etc.
Fire Alarms Systems Design Guidance All Buildings (with the Exception of Sleeping Accommodation) - MEP general UCL specifications and employers requirements (ERs)

Fire Alarms Systems Design Guidance (Sleeping Accommodation / Halls of Residences) - general UCL specifications and employers requirements (ERs) for Cause & Effect Room Mode & Setup (TN055A) and Domestic Houses, Studio & Flats (TN055B):
Fire Alarms Systems Design Guidance (Provision of Audible & Visual Warning at Internal Building Boundaries) - MEP general UCL specifications and employers requirements (ERs)
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on request

Biological Service Units (BSU) - Specialist Fire Alarm / Emergency Lighting Requirements & Other Related Information) - fire alarm and design specifications and employers requirements (ERs):

To request a copy e-mail: fire@ucl.ac.uk

PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) Systems Installation & Safety Arrangements - design considerations for both sustainability and safety provisions
Kitchen / Tea Point General Fire Design Information - MEP general UCL specifications and employers requirements (ERs)
Bulk Flammable Liquid & Solvent Storage Facilities - MEP general UCL specifications and employers requirements (ERs):
Disable Refuge Communications - UCL ISD project manager briefing note on managing Disabled Refuge Telephones for new projects (where appropriate and authorised)
4.0 Post OCCUPATION INFORMATION
Occupation fire safety familiarisation requirements