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    FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - GUIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-01-2011

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1986

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    Guide
    Section one. General
    1 Scope
    2 Definitions
    3 Range of information
    Section two. Value of installed fire extinguishing
                    systems
    4 Historical development
    5 Relation to other means of fire protection
    Section three. Extinguishing media
    6 General
    7 Water
    8 Gaseous extinguishing media
    9 Foams
    10 Powders
    Section four. Effects of extinguishing media on people
                    and materials
    11 General
    12 Water
    13 Gaseous extinguishing media
    14 Foams
    15 Powders
    Section five. Fixed systems and other fire
                    extinguishing equipment
    16 General
    17 Hydrant systems, hose reels (water) and foam inlets
    18 Automatic water systems
    19 Portable fire extinguishers
    20 Carbon dioxide systems
    21 Halon systems
    22 Foam systems
    23 Powder systems
    Section six. Dual use of media and systems
    24 General
    25 Examples of dual use of media and systems
    Section seven. Control of fixed fire extinguishing
                    systems
    26 General
    27 Water systems
    28 Gaseous systems
    29 Foam systems
    30 Powder systems
    Section eight. Characteristics of risks
    31 General
    32 Analysis
    33 Information and advice
    34 Questionnaire
    Section nine. Selecting the system to suit the risk
    35 General
    36 Effect of system discharge on neighbouring
        occupancies
    37 Effect of changing occupancies
    Section ten. Installation, inspection and testing of
                    systems and equipment
    38 General
    39 Installation
    40 Acceptance testing
    Section eleven. Servicing and maintenance of systems
    41 General
    42 Hydrant systems, hose reels and foam inlets
    43 Sprinkler and water spray systems
    44 Carbon dioxide systems
    45 Halon systems
    46 Foam systems
    47 Extinguishing powder systems
    Section twelve. Responsibility for fire extinguishing
                    equipment and systems on premises
    48 Contract arrangements
    Appendices
    A Typical applications of fire extinguishing systems
    B Bibliography
    Tables
    1 Classes of sprinkler system for different hazard
        classifications
    2 Typical applications for gaseous systems
    Figures
    1 Hydrant system hose reel and foam inlet installed in
        building
    2 Automatic sprinkler system
    3 Water spray system for limited area of risk
    4 Carbon dioxide total flooding system protecting a
        turbo-generator with initial and delayed discharge
        over the whole volume
    5 Carbon dioxide local application system protecting
        quench tank
    6 Halon piped total flooding system protecting oil-
        filled switchgear and transformers using heat-
        operated pneumatic detectors
    7 Halon modular total flooding system protecting
        electronic data processing equipment and tape
        storage rooms, using smoke detection
    8 Pre-mixed foam system protecting a specific hazard
    9 Low expansion foam deluge system using open foam
        nozzles or aspirating foam sprinklers
    10 High expansion foam system for total flooding of a
        warehouse or storage
    11 Extinguishing powder system protecting a cooking
        range

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    Guidance on the selection, installation and maintenance of automatic water sprinkler and spray systems, carbon dioxide and halon systems, foam and extinguishing powder systems. It also gives guidance on installed equipment for fire service use, and on the application of portable fire extinguishers.

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    Committee FSH/18
    Development Note Supersedes 84/38691 DC. (12/2002)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded

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    BS 5588-12(2004) : 2004 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 12: MANAGING FIRE SAFETY
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    BS DD9999(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5306-6.2(1989) : 1989 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - FOAM SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR MEDIUM AND HIGH EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS
    BS 5588-10(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPPING COMPLEXES
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5306-3:1985 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    BS 5588-6(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PLACES OF ASSEMBLY
    BS 5502-23(1990) : 1990 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS
    BS 5306-6.1(1988) : 1988 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 6: FOAM SYSTEMS - SECTION 6.1: SPECIFICATION FOR LOW EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS
    BS 5502-81(1989) : 1989 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF CHEMICAL STORES
    04/30104952 DC : DRAFT MARCH 2004 BS 5502-23 - BUILDING AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - PART 23 - FIRE PRECAUTIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5306-5.1:1992 Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Halon systems Specification for halon 1301 total flooding systems
    BS 1133-4:1991 PACKAGING CODE - MECHANICAL AIDS IN PACKAGE HANDLING
    BS 7083:1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT
    BS 5588-11(1997) : 1997 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 11: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPS, OFFICES, INDUSTRIAL, STORAGE AND OTHER SIMILAR BUILDINGS
    BS 7083:1989 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT
    BS 6164:1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
    BS 6164:2001 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY IN TUNNELLING IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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    BS 5306-5.2:1984 Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Halon systems Halon 1211 total flooding systems
    BS 5306-5.1(1982) : 1982 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HALON SYSTEMS - HALON 1301 TOTAL FLOODING SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-1(1976) : 1976 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HYDRANT SYSTEMS HOSE REELS AND FOAM INLETS
    BS 4422:2005 Fire. Vocabulary
    BS 5306-2(1979) : 1979 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
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