Protected shafts

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Protected shafts. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 7: Compartmentation/sprinklers – flats, 1 (7.22). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 62. ISBN 9781859469156

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Any stair or other shaft passing directly from one compartment to another should be enclosed in a protected shaft. Protected shafts should be used for the following only, but may also include sanitary accommodation and washrooms.
a. Stairs.
b. Lifts.
c. Escalators.
d. Chutes.
e. Ducts.
f. Pipes.
g. Additional provisions apply for both of the following.
i. Protected shafts that are protected stairways: Sections 2 to 4.
ii. Stairs that are also firefighting stairs: Section 15.

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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 7: Compartmentation/sprinklers – flats
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Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2020 05:59
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:42

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