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Why use ClearView?
Take a look at our industry leading Passive Fire Protection processes.

Passive Fire Protection

The ClearView Process

ClearView are accredited for passive fire protection works by the International Fire Consultants, and we have vast expertise of managing large scale and smaller fire-stopping projects. Our processes are also fully compliant with our certifications for ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety, ISO9001 Quality Management System and ISO 140001 Environmental Management System.

Other areas of passive fire protection include;

Products – Regulations – Certification


Is Your Building Compliant with Fire Stopping Legislation?

Lives and property are at stake if breaches of compartmentation are not correctly filled, as fire and smoke would travel quickly through the building. Moreover, if this happened, the responsible person may face criminal proceedings based on corporate liability.

It is the duty of the responsible person for the building to ensure that suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment is carried out, following guidance from the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Under the order, anyone who has control of premises or anyone who has a degree of control over certain areas or systems may be a ‘responsible person’.

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Fire Stopping Survey

As part of the fire stopping survey, ClearView aims to identify the breaches of fire compartmentation within the building(s). Examples of this are cables, pipes, ducting and other services that have penetrated the fire-resisting barriers. Following the building fire strategy, the appropriate certified fire stopping products and installation methods are chosen to seal the breaches.

Fire Stopping site survey

After ClearView identifies the problem areas, then an intrusive inspection can be carried out within risers, above ceiling tiles and between floor spaces. We can also open up existing ceilings to identify all breaches and conduct repairs once the fire stopping elements are signed off. Next, we produce a detailed fire stopping survey report that encompasses the breach locations and photographs which are taken from on our state-of-the-art Boris software.

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Health and Safety (COVID-19)

ClearView will produce a comprehensive project plan and safe systems of work document as part of our proposals. Under the current COVID-19 pandemic, this work is planned with rigour and in accordance with the government and HSE guidance and incorporating the health and safety procedures as recommended by the Construction Leadership Council.

ISO 45001

Fire Stopping Installation

As part of our quality process, we log each fire stopping requirement and photograph the area before work commences, this is to ensure the client understands the current state of the non-conformity of the fire safety barrier.

All Passive Fire Protection installation works are carried out by our fully trained, NVQ Level 2 engineers. Supervision is provided by a minimum of a SSSTS (qualified supervisor) or on larger sites SMSTS (site manager).

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We are committed to providing high quality, certified products from UK manufacturers. All products used are independently tested to ensure compliance.

Boris - Before and After photographs

All work progress is uploaded onto the Boris system so progress towards planned project timelines can be tracked. The client will have full access to the online portal with live real-time progress available.

Before Fire Stopping works:Pre FS works
 After Fire Stopping works:

Each fire stopping activity is photographed and serialised with a unique ID label assigned that is assigned to the location, which is then updated on the fire strategy drawings. These drawings and all fire stopping information, including photographs, can then be accessed through the customer portal.

Fire Stopping Label

Quality Assurance

For quality assurance purposes, all installation work carried out by ClearView will be inspected by either, a ClearView Project Manager or Site Supervisor before sign off is granted. We operate to high quality standards in accordance with our ISO9001 certification.

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Online Fire Stopping Portal

ClearView’s online portal provides a single location for all your seal and site-specific information. You can access your data by clicking the button below using your username and password.

This ensures you have access to the latest data on all your sites and can undertake remote quality inspections from your office by reviewing the GPS tagged installation images attached to the seal records.

Each installation record includes products installed, fire rating, pre-photos, post photos. Photo of each label with the location marked on the site drawing.

The portal also records our engineers’ acceptance of the site-specific risk assessments and method statements and holds COSHH and material safety data.

To find out more about Clearview’s fire stopping services, please call 01245 214104 or use the form on this page.

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