PAS9980

Here’s What You Need To Know Regarding PAS9980

Here’s What You Need To Know Regarding PAS9980

The BSI published PAS 9980 in January 2022. This new code of practice was developed to assess the fire risk from external wall construction. Part of the new PAS replaces the 2020 Consolidated Advice Notice (CAN) issued by the UK. After being widely criticised for its excessive treatment of safety risks in buildings, the CAN was withdrawn. Building security should be approached with PAS 9980's proportionate approach. As of the 31st of January, it was mandatory for fire engineers and other construction experts who carried out a fire risk assessment of exterior walls (FRAEW) to comply with this new regulation.…
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