minimum protection LOCATE ALARM
storey every 7 metres on escape routes|
within 2.5 metres of all bedroom
protection LOCATE ALARMS ON -
above PLUS all rooms (except kitchens, shower rooms and bathrooms)|
the minimum level of protection in a single storey dwelling (flat or bungalow
etc.) you should install the smoke alarm in the hallway (corridor) between living
and sleeping areas. Install as close as possible to|
living areas but ensuring
you can hear it loudly enough to awaken people sleeping in their bedrooms with
the doors closed.
the dwelling is very large or the hallway longer than 12 metres a single alarm
will not be sufficient. |
A smoke alarm should be installed not more than 6
metres away from potential fire hazards.