This CPD gives an introduction to the passive fire protection of structural steel. Initially outlining the importance of providing adequate fire protection and the relevant legislation and standards. After this CPD examines different methodologies, the focus being on intumescent coatings, exploring how they work, the different types available and how they are suited to different building types and environments. Finally, this CPD looks at the method of application, the role of the sub-contractor, and the factors that need to be taken into consideration to ensure that a project is completed successfully. Register now.