In a recent edition of FRM, it was pointed out that hospitals are one of the few categories of buildings where millions of pounds are spent on equipment, but there are no locks on the doors. It comes as no surprise then, that the statistics for large loss fires occurring on hospital premises in the last five years.
In this article, Adair Lewis analyses data relating to large-loss fires in hospital premises and looks at ways of reducing the risks.
• Large loss.
• Addressing the problems.
• Fire statistics.