The Latest Standards To Assist In Fire Safety Compliance

The BS 5839 series is an essential guide for anyone involved in the design, installation, commissioning, maintenance and use of fire detection and alarm systems.

The standards will be relevant to anyone involved in this area including: fire officers, service engineers, inspectorates, health and safety officers, designers, installers, manufacturers and landlords.

The documents have been revised in light of recent fire fatalities, new research in the areas of fire safety and developments in technology.

Recently published parts:
•    BS 5839-1:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises

•    BS 5839-8:2013 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems.


Other parts of BS 5839 include:
•    BS 5839-6 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Part 6. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises - Due to be published in May 2013

•    BS 5839-9:2011 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems.

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