The fire protection Clerk of Works, or Site Inspector, is an on-site representative of the Client responsible for monitoring the works and providing quality control to ensure that construction is compliant with the design and specification and is in accordance with fire test evidence or an assessment in Leiu.
The fire protection Clerk of Works can be described as the ‘eyes and ears’ of the Client and Project Manager on site.
Our Clerks of Works are typically experienced former fire protection installer foremen, senior tradesmen and site managers.
Independent Fire Inspections Ltd has a team of professional fire protection Clerks of Works who are experienced in carrying out the functions listed above on behalf of the Client on:
– Timber & Steel & Composite Fire Rated Doorsets
Independent Fire Inspections Ltd Fire Protection Clerks of Works undertake their duties with rigour and proactively assist Clients and Project Managers in identifying solutions to problems. They are available on flexible hours for projects of any size and duration.
Project drawings can be uploaded to our software in order to log all installations onsite, providing a unique traceable asset register with proof of effective quality auditing.
A report is provided with each inspection visit for ultimate clarity on all which has been inspected.
Our specialist project skills are utilised on the following projects:
High, medium and low rise residential buildings
Offices and shops
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Consultancy service to the passive fire protection industry
The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order puts the responsibility of Fire Safety on the owner of the building , or to nominate a responsible person who must be competent. The ultimate method of providing assurances that the passive fire protection installations within a building are installed correctly, is to have a third party inspection on these provisions by a competent person.
Independent Fire Inspections Ltd offers the facility of a full report comprising itemized schedule of the buildings passive fire protection provisions, including an area by area log with photographic evidence and an overview explanation of each provision with a conclusion.
Alternatively a letter head report can be produced with just an overview of the passive fire protection provisions which have been inspected onsite. The following disciplines can be inspected by our site inspection team:
- Penetration Sealing and Fire Stopping
- Cavity Barriers
- Fire Rated Partitions Ceiling Systems
- Fire Rated Ducting & Fire Dampers
- Structural Fire Protection Boards/ Intumescent Coatings/ Wet Spray
- Fire Rated Glazing and Screens
- Timber & Steel & Composite Fire Rated Doorsets