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I have recently come across a protected staircase, which the school has recently lined with carpet (they are unaware if its fire retardant) 

I am aware that protected staircase, should be of a fire resisting construction but obviously have concerns on the floor covering.

I have looked in BS9999 and ADB, but cant see anything relating to floor coverings in a protected staircase

Appreciate any it if anyone could advise or detail any relevant details I can quote

Thank you

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I my experience non FR carpet fix to the floor is not a serious fire risk it can be more a tripping hazard but you should ensure it doesn't pass under fire doors in case it passes fire under the fire door, consequently not provide the necessary protection.

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