White Paper: Emergency Procedures and Fire Protection on Construction Sites

Should a fire occur on your construction project, the safety of all persons on site will depend largely on a robust Emergency Plan and adequate Fire Protection measures.

This document seeks to outline the key recommendations contained within the well-respected Joint Code of Practice on Protection from Fire of Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation (commonly known as the JCOP) and other best practice set out in a number of other fire safety documents, including HSG 168 Fire Safety in Construction which is issued by the HSE.