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SHTM 85 NHS Scotland Firecode: Fire precautions in existing healthcare premises
Provides guidance on fire safety standards for existing NHSScotland and other healthcare premises. It should be used to support and assist compliance with the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 as amended and the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006. Applicable when upgrading existing fire precautions, and when considering fire precautions for alterations in existing healthcare buildings that require building warrant approval, or fire precautions for minor alterations not requiring a building warrant. Additionally it supports and assists the conduct of SHTM 86 fire risk assessments.
Version 4.0: December 2007, replaces SHTM 85 Version 3, dated April 2003.
Health Facilities Scotland
Health Facilities Scotland is a division of National Services Scotland and provides operational guidance to NHS Scotland bodies on a range of healthcare facilities topics. Formerly known as NHS Scotland Property and Environment Forum (NHSSPEF).
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