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Preparation of Fire Safety Drawings

As I am normally the one who is tasked to prepare ‘Fire Safety’ drawings for our company, I made here a guide or procedure on how we are usually preparing Fire Safety drawing for submission to QCDD. Note that this is just a simplified guide on the QCDD basic requirements (based on my experience) and was intended to help anyone who is also involved in fire safety planning specially here in Qatar.

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Sprinkler System

OCCUPANCY TYPE
(new building)

CODE REF.
SPRINKLER REQUIREMENTS

AMBULATORY

No Requirement

ASSEMBLY
(12.3.5.1, 12.3.5.2 and 9.7)

Check also Table 12.1.6
Yes, required when the total aggregate occupant load exceeds 300 occupants.Required also on following occupancies;

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Fire Alarm System

OCCUPANCY TYPE
(new building)

CODE REF.
FIRE ALARM REQUIREMENTS

AMBULATORY
(20.3.4.1, and 9.6)
Yes, required to be provided with fire alarm system.

ASSEMBLY
(12.3.4.1, and 9.6)
Yes, required to be provided with approved fire alarm system when occupant load is more than 300 occupants.

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