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Fire safety - Escape bed lifts (SFPN 3 ARCHIVED)

Published on 01 December 1999

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(ARCHIVED) Scottish Fire Practice Note 3



This Scottish Fire Practice Note (SFPN) provides general technical guidance for the design and use of escape bed lifts in healthcare buildings. It also provides guidance on the management and organizational arrangements that need to be considered to ensure that escape lifts are used safely and effectively in case of fire.

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