Passive Fire Protection


There are many different methods of providing suitable Fire Stopping measures. Safe and Sound Fire Ltd are Passive Fire Product suppliers and installers. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide our customers such as national wholesalers, contractors, with a complete professional service from enquiry, advice to product delivery.

“The Purpose of Passive Fire Protection is to contain or slow the spread of fire and smoke allowing sufficient time for evacuation and emergency response.”

Fire Safety Legislation now requires that building owners take full responsibility for all aspects of fire safety within their premises. The responsible person within the premises is required as part of their Fire Risk Assessment process to ensure that the fire rating elements of the building structure meet current legislation. When a Fire starts, it is of paramount importance to stop the fire spreading to other parts of the building. A fire can spread in many ways, but the correct installation of fire stopping materials can prevent this.

To limit and control the spread of flame, heat and smoke from a fire various structural and passive fire protection measures may be necessary. The following are some of the steps that need to be considered.

  • Structural steel protection
  • Firewalls and partitioning
  • Fire doors
  • Intumescent sealing systems
  • Cavity fire barriers
  • Fire stopping or seals for penetration of fire barriers
  • Fire rated ductwork and dampers
  • Fire and smoke curtains

Reporting & Certification

We are specialist installers of passive fire protection solutions and work closely with our manufacturing partners and our third part accreditation partner NAPFIS.

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