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Fire safety is an important component of building safety, and is therefore vital to the safe and risk-free running of your business. These BSI Standards and guidance publications are also important for building professionals, building surveyors, architects, electrical contractors, local authorities and consulting engineers.

Emergency lighting



Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting jacket image

BS 5266-1:2011

The aim of BS 5266-1 is to promote wider understanding of the different types of emergency lighting system which may be employed, and to give guidance on their correct application to the varied requirements of different categories of premises.


BS 5266-1:2011



Fire Detection & Alarm Systems



Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems For Buildings

Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems For Buildings

BS 5839-1 : 2013

BS 5839-1:2013 provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic buildings.


BS 5839-1 : 2013



Code Of Practice For The Design, Installation, Commissioning And Maintenance Of Voice Alarm Systems

Code Of Practice For The Design, Installation, Commissioning And Maintenance Of Voice Alarm Systems book jacket image

BS 5839-8:2013

BS 5839-8:2013 gives recommendations for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems which automatically broadcast speech or warning tones, in response to signals from their associated fire detection and fire alarm systems.


BS 5839-8:2013



Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems. Aspirating Smoke Detectors

Fire Detection And Fire Alarm Systems. Aspirating Smoke Detectors book jacket image

BS EN 54-20:2006

BS EN 54-20:2006 specifies the requirements, test methods and performance criteria for aspirating smoke detectors for use in fire detection and fire alarm systems installed in buildings.


BS EN 54-20:2006



Fire Extinguishing/Fighting Equipment



Commissioning And Maintenance Of Portable Fire Extinguishers. Code Of Practice

Commissioning And Maintenance Of Portable Fire Extinguishers. Code Of Practice book jacket image

BS 5306-3:2009

BS 5306-3:2009 gives best practice recommendations for the initial commissioning of portable fire extinguishers and provides schedules for the maintenance of fire extinguishers installed at locations


BS 5306-3:2009



Code Of Practice For Fire Extinguishing Installations And Equipment On Premises. Hose Reels And Foam Inlets

Code Of Practice For Fire Extinguishing Installations And Equipment On Premises. Hose Reels And Foam Inlets book jacket image

BS 5306-1:2006

BS 5306-1:2006 covers good practice in matters affecting the design, installation, testing and maintenance of hose reel and foam inlet systems and also gives recommendations for these systems.


BS 5306-1:2006



Code Of Practice For The Operation Of Fire Protection Measures. Electrical Actuation Of Gaseous Total Flooding Extinguishing Systems

Code Of Practice For The Operation Of Fire Protection Measures. Electrical Actuation Of Gaseous Total Flooding Extinguishing Systems book jacket image

BS 7273-1:2006





BS 7273-1:2006



Portable Fire Extinguishers

Portable Fire Extinguishers book jacket image

BS EN 3-8:2006

Portable fire extinguishers. Additional requirements to EN 3-7 for the construction, resistance to pressure and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar.


BS EN 3-8:2006



Portable Fire Extinguishers. Additional Requirements to EN 3-7 for Pressure Resistance Of CO2 Extinguishers

Portable Fire Extinguishers. Additional Requirements to EN 3-7 for Pressure Resistance Of CO2 Extinguishers book jacket image

BS EN 3-9:2006





BS EN 3-9:2006



Non Automatic Fire-Fighting Systems In Buildings. Code Of Practice

Non Automatic Fire-Fighting Systems In Buildings. Code Of Practice book jacket image

BS 9990:2015

BS 9990:2015 gives recommendations for non-automatic fire-fighting systems in buildings. It covers good practice in matters affecting the design, installation, testing and maintenance of such systems including wet and dry fire-fighting mains.


BS 9990:2015



Fire Safety, Engineering & Design



Code Of Practice For Fire Safety In The Design, Management And Use Of Buildings

Code Of Practice For Fire Safety In The Design, Management And Use Of Buildings book jacket image

BS 9999:2008





BS 9999:2008



Guidance For The Selection And Use Of Safety Signs And Fire Safety Notices

Guidance For The Selection And Use Of Safety Signs And Fire Safety Notices book jacket image

BS 5499-10:2014





BS 5499-10:2014



Code Of Practice For Fire Door Assemblies

Code Of Practice For Fire Door Assemblies book jacket image

BS 8214:2008

BS 8214 gives recommendations for the specification, installation and maintenance of fire doors. The recommendations are applicable only to hinged or pivoted pedestrian doorsets, door assemblies, or door leaves of any material, fitted into frames of any material.


BS 8214:2008



Fire Sprinkler Systems



Code Of Practice For The Operation Of Fire Protection Measures. Electrical Actuation Of Pre-action Watermist And Sprinkler Systems

Code Of Practice For The Operation Of Fire Protection Measures. Electrical Actuation Of Pre-action Watermist And Sprinkler Systems book jacket image

BS 7273-3:2008

This part of BS 7273 gives recommendations for the design, installation and commissioning of electrical actuation arrangements for pre-action watermist and sprinkler systems.


BS 7273-3:2008



Fixed Firefighting Systems. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Design, Installation And Maintenance

Fixed Firefighting Systems. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. Design, Installation And Maintenance book jacket image

BS EN 12845:2004+A2:2009

BS EN 12845 sets out the minimum requirements for the design, installation and maintenance of fixed fire sprinklers in buildings and industrial plants.


BS EN 12845:2004+A2:2009



Fire Sprinkler Systems For Domestic And Residential Occupancies. Code Of Practice

Fire Sprinkler Systems For Domestic And Residential Occupancies. Code Of Practice book jacket image

BS 9251:2014

BS 9251:2014 gives recommendations for the design, installation, components, water supplies and backflow protection, commissioning, maintenance and testing of fire sprinkler systems in domestic and residential occupancies.


BS 9251:2014



Fire Testing



Fire Tests On Building Materials And Structures. Guide To The Principles, Selection, Role And Application Of Fire Testing And Their Outputs

Fire Tests On Building Materials And Structures. Guide To The Principles, Selection, Role And Application Of Fire Testing And Their Outputs book jacket image

BS 476-10:2009

BS 476-10 describes the general principles and application of the methods in the series of standards for fire testing. Fire tests are used extensively in support of national fire safety legislation.


BS 476-10:2009



Fire Classification Of Construction Products And Building Elements. Classification Using Test Data From Reaction To Fire Tests

Fire Classification Of Construction Products And Building Elements. Classification Using Test Data From Reaction To Fire Tests book jacket image

BS EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009





BS EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009



Fire Tests On Building Materials And Structures. Classification And Method Of Test For External Fire Exposure To Roofs

Fire Tests On Building Materials And Structures. Classification And Method Of Test For External Fire Exposure To Roofs book jacket image

BS 476-3:2004

The tests described in this part of BS 476 are designed to give information about fires spreading to the roof of a building from a nearby fire outside the building itself.


BS 476-3:2004



Fire Resistance Tests. General Requirements

Fire Resistance Tests. General Requirements book jacket image

BS EN 1363-1:2012





BS EN 1363-1:2012