New version of the Technical Guide for the Application of Royal Decree 2267/2004
A new version of the Technical Guide for the Application of Royal Decree 2267/2004, which approves the Fire Safety Regulations in Industrial Establishments (RSCIEI), has recently been published.
This document updates and collects the clarifications of the most relevant issues based on the needs of the Fire Protection sector in relation to Industrial Establishments.
The most relevant changes are indicated below:
Some of the clarifications in the document are updated. Among them, the following should be highlighted:
• Article 1: Added explanatory table on performance design.
• Article 2.1.c: Updated clarification to remove the reference to “rent-a-car” parking lots.
• Article 3.2: Improved clarification on independent fire sectors.
• Article 4.1: Added explanatory table on possible changes in types of industrial buildings.
• Article 6: Added explanatory table on the UNE192005 standard for regulatory inspection.
• Annex I. Section 2.2: Improved clarification on type D and E establishments.
• Annex II. Section 3.1: Improved clarification on skylights.
• Annex II. Section 5.4: Added explanatory table on the sectorization strips by roof.
• Annex II. Section 6.3.2: Added explanatory table on the maximum length of evacuation routes.
• Annex II. Section 6.3.9 and Annex III section 17: Updated clarification on signage.
• Annex III. Table 3.1: External hydrants depending on the configuration of the area, its built surface and its level of intrinsic risk: errata corrected.
• Elimination of some obsolete clarifications.
• Various clarifications of the guide have been updated to mention the existence of new legislation, such as RD513/2017 (RIPCI), which repeals and replaces the previous RD1942/1993.
• Modified annex A of the guide to remember that Directive 89/106/EEC has been replaced by the European Regulation on Construction Products (EU) No. 305/2011.
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