Fire Protection
Minimising risk through material choice

This CPD aims to provide sufficient knowledge of Reaction to Fire ratings to inform material specification decision and demonstrates how material choice plays a critical role as part of an effective fire safety strategy.


Fire safety insulation


  • The difference between Reaction to Fire and Fire Resistance
  • The importance of the Reaction to Fire Classification System
  • The key changes to the UK fire regulations
  • How insulation products are tested and classified
  • Where specifiers can find Fire Classification of insulation products
  • The differences between the various classifications used within the European Reaction to Fire Classification System
  • How specifiers can minimise risk through material choice