The NFRC have released guidelines for the safe installation of torch-on reinforced bitumen membranes and use of gas torches in the workplace. The purpose of this document is to promote Safe2Torch specification writing at the initial survey and design stage and a safe system of work when using propane gas torches for the application of roofing membranes and the drying of roof surfaces.
The guidelines offer a checklist and recommend that this is utilised when preparing a specification. If any boxes on this checklist are ticked, the use of direct torch on application should be avoided.
For more information, follow this link: https://www.nfrc.co.uk/docs/default-source/campaign/safe2torch-guidance.pdf?sfvrsn=2