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Fire safety - Fire risk assessment (SHTM 86)

Published on 30 August 2023

From: Health Facilities Scotland

Fire Risk Assessment



NHS Scotland Firecode SHTM 86: ‘Fire Risk Assessment’ provides guidance on fire risk assessments in NHS Scotland premises. The Fire Safety Policy for NHS Scotland mandates its use.

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