Safety in tall buildings

Author: Various (Institution Task Group)

Date published

1 July 2002

First published: 1 July 2002

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Safety in tall buildings





Guidance
Safety in tall buildings
Date published

1 July 2002

Author

Various (Institution Task Group)

Price

Standard: £39

Member: £25.35

First published

1 July 2002

Buy Now
Author

Various (Institution Task Group)

Published in response to the events of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York, this guidance examines key safety issues for tall buildings and other structures of large occupancy.

The guidance provides advice on the implications of large-scale structural collapse, specifically:

  • Vulnerability to progressive collapse

  • Passive and active fire protection

  • Escape management

  • Security and safety of cladding

  • Security and safety of building services

  • Security against unauthorised entry

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