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Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes consultation: analysis of responses

Published: 18 Mar 2018

Analysis of written responses to a consultation on fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes.

67 page PDF

710.4 kB

67 page PDF

710.4 kB

Contents
Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes consultation: analysis of responses
Errata

67 page PDF

710.4 kB

Why Research, March 2018

Acknowledgments

Thanks to the individuals and organisations who responded to the consultation and to all at the Scottish Government who provided input and offered advice as required.

ISBN 978 1 78851 697 6
ISSN 2045 6964
PPDAS 379446

Errata

An errata was published on 20/03/2018 at the following pdf pages:

Page 51 - Appendix 1: Respondent Organisations
List has been updated to include Renfrewshire Council.
Ferguslie Park Housing Association has been removed.

The pdf and html have both been updated within the document to reflect these changes.

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Contents

Executive Summary
Respondent Profile
Key Themes
Consultation Questions
Main Findings: Options to Extend Standards
Main Findings: Changes to the Minimum Standard
Main Findings: Costs, Timescale and Compliance
Main Findings: Wider context (Q15)
Main Findings: Carbon Monoxide Detectors (Q16)
Impact Assessments (Q17, Q18)

Introduction
Background
Respondent Profile
Methodology

Options to Extend Standards
Social Housing
Tenements and Flats
All Housing

Changes to the Minimum Standard
Common Alarms
Common Area Alarms
Battery Powered Alarms
Maximum Age for Alarms
Location of Alarms
Other Changes

Costs, Timescale and Compliance
Estimate of the Cost of Alarms
Timescales
Compliance in Social Housing
Compliance in Owner Occupied Housing

Wider context
Other measures and approaches
Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Impact Assessments

Appendix 1: Respondent Organisations

Appendix 2: BS5839-6 standards

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