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Building construction type

Hazard Type 1 – Tables 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

Description of building Building construction type
Brick-built surrounded by a mound of earth or other suitable material Brick-built mounded
Concrete-built surrounded by a mound of earth or other suitable material. Brick-built mounded
Brick-built, not mounded Brick-built unmounded
Concrete-built, not mounded Brick-built unmounded
Steel-built store, with or without attached detonator annex, surrounded by a mound of earth or other suitable material Metal-built mounded
Steel-built store, without attached detonator annex (or attached detonator annex not used), not mounded Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached
Steel-built store, with attached detonator annex, not mounded Metal-built unmounded building – with a detonator annex attached
Wooden-built, surrounded by a mound of earth or other suitable material Metal-built mounded
Wooden-built, not mounded Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached
Unit risk construction process building, lightweight front and roof, not mounded Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached
Unit risk construction process building, lightweight front and roof, surrounded by a mound of earth or other suitable material Metal-built mounded
Steel-framed warehouse-type building having roof of lightweight sheeting and walls entirely of lightweight sheeting, unmounded Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached
Steel-framed warehouse-type building having roof of lightweight sheeting and walls entirely of lightweight sheeting, any brick construction being no more than one metre high Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached
Steel-framed warehouse as above, but having brick-built construction more than one metre high Brick-built unmounded
Earth over-mounded building of brick or concrete construction Metal-built mounded
Steel/concrete/steel sandwich hardened construction Metal-built unmounded – no detonator annex attached

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Updated: 2014-10-01