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Fire prevention measures for self-storage facilities vital, but costly, industry body says [Article]

Self-Storage4LifeSelf-Storage4Life CanadaRegistered User ✭✭✭
edited February 2017 in Australasia
A “win-win solution” for Hong Kong’s self storage industry to meet fire safety standards has been found, but the changes will come at a high cost for some, an industry body said.
The Self Storage Association Asia, which represents about two-thirds of the industry, has agreed to meet the government’s building and fire safety requirements after hiring a fire engineer from consulting firm Arup and a team of surveyors last December.
With fireproof boards to enclose storage clusters, operators can work around meeting two main requirements that operators said were the most difficult to meet: A 2.4-metre separation distance between...

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  • Sue_CSue_C NADaily Operations Certified, Advanced Operations Certified, Administrator Certified ✭✭✭✭✭
    Sounds like a good plan in the long run.
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