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    FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 11: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPS, OFFICES, INDUSTRIAL, STORAGE AND OTHER SIMILAR BUILDINGS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  06-10-2008

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1997

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Section 1. General
    1 Scope
    2 References
    3 Definitions
    4 Use of this code
    Section 2. Analysis of the problem
    5 Planning in relation to fire
    6 Escape from fire
    Section 3. Planning of escape
    7 General
    8 Escape routes within, and exits from, a storey
    9 Stairs
    10 Small premises
    11 Process plant and structures
    12 Wayfinding and spatial orientation (architectural
       design, fire safety signs and messages)
    Section 4. Construction
    13 Construction
    Section 5. Accommodation ancillary to the main use of the
               building
    14 General
    15 Means of escape provisions for ancillary accommodation
    16 Engineering services installations rooms
    17 Walk-in refrigerated cold rooms and associated systems
    18 Boiler rooms, fuel storage areas, transformer, battery
       and switchgear rooms, and rooms housing internal
       combustion engines
    19 Waste storage and treatment
    20 Main storage areas (including receiving and dispatch
       areas)
    21 Recommendation for car parks
    22 Repair or maintenance workshops and reprographic rooms
    23 Data processing areas
    24 Laboratories
    Section 6. Engineering services
    25 General
    26 Engineering services for means of escape
    27 Enclosure of engineering services
    28 Gas services
    29 Electrical services
    30 Lighting
    31 Heating systems
    32 Lifts, escalators and conveyor systems
    33 Incinerators
    Section 7. Fire protection facilities
    34 General
    35 Fire protection facilities for means of escape
    36 Fire detection and alarm systems
    37 Automatic fire protection systems and special risk
       protection
    38 Portable firefighting equipment
    39 Smoke control provisions
    40 Facilities for the fire service
    Section 8. Management
    Annex A (normative) Commissioning and hand-over of smoke
                        control systems
    List of references

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    Relates to the following buildings: a) shops and similar premises used for retail trade or business, including; b) office buildings and offices incorporated in premises of other uses; c) industrial buildings; d) storage buildings; e) similar buildings to those listed above including plant, but not buildings or parts of buildings used for assembly, or places of assembly; f) laboratories.

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    Committee FSH/14
    Development Note Supersedes 91/46632 DC, BS 5588-2(1985), BS 5588-3(1983). (07/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, January 2008. (12/2007)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Supersedes

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    BS 5839-8(1998) : 1998 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF VOICE ALARM SYSTEMS
    BS 5588-7(1997) : 1997 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 7: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INCORPORATION OF ATRIA IN BUILDINGS
    BS 5499-4:2000 SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS - PART 4: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ESCAPE ROUTE SIGNING
    ISO/TR 16738:2009 Fire-safety engineering Technical information on methods for evaluating behaviour and movement of people
    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    BS 7346-4(2003) : 2003 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 4: FUNCTIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS AND CALCULATION METHODS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT EXHAUST VENTILATION SYSTEMS, EMPLOYING STEADY-STATE DESIGN FIRES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7899-1(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ASSESSMENT OF HAZARD TO LIFE AND HEALTH FROM FIRE - PART 1: GENERAL GUIDANCE
    BS PD7974-3(2003) : 2003 APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - PART 3: STRUCTURAL RESPONSE AND FIRE SPREAD BEYOND THE ENCLOSURE OF ORIGIN (SUB-SYSTEM 3)
    BS 6767-2(1998) : 1998 TRANSPORTABLE ACCOMMODATION UNITS - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF SERVICES AND FITTINGS WITH GUIDANCE ON TRANSPORTATION, SITTING AND ASPECTS RELATING TO HABITATION
    I.S. CEN/TR 12101-5:2005 SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 5: GUIDELINES ON FUNCTIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS AND CALCULATION METHODS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT EXHAUST VENTILATION SYSTEMS
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    BS 476-23(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COMPONENTS TO THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF A STRUCTURE
    BS 476-4(1970) : 1970 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 4: NON-COMBUSTIBILITY TEST FOR MATERIALS
    BS 5588-9(1989) : 1989 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTWORK
    BS 7036-4(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY AT POWERED DOORS FOR PEDESTRIAN USE - LOW ENERGY SWING DOORS
    BS 7346-2(1990) : 1990 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR POWERED SMOKE AND HEAT EXHAUST VENTILATORS
    BS 5906(1980) : 1980 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STORAGE AND ON-SITE TREATMENT OF SOLID WASTE FROM BUILDINGS
    BS 5410-1:1977 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OIL FIRING - INSTALLATIONS UP TO 44 KW OUTPUT CAPACITY FOR SPACE HEATING AND HOT WATER SUPPLY PURPOSES
    BS 7036-3(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY AT POWERED DOORS FOR PEDESTRIAN USE - SWING DOORS AND BALANCED DOORS
    BS 8220-3:1990 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - WAREHOUSES AND DISTRIBUTION UNITS
    BS 8214:1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE DOOR ASSEMBLIES WITH NON-METALLIC LEAVES
    BS 6206(1981) : 1981 SPECIFICATION FOR IMPACT PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR FLAT SAFETY GLASS AND SAFETY PLASTICS FOR USE IN BUILDINGS
    BS DD240-1(1997) : 1997 FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING IN BUILDINGS - GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES
    BS 7671:1992 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 5306-5.2:1984 Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Halon systems Halon 1211 total flooding systems
    BS 7036-1(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY AT POWERED DOORS FOR PEDESTRIAN USE - GENERAL
    BS 6798(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION OF GAS FIRED HOT WATER BOILERS OF RATED INPUT NOT EXCEEDING 60 KW
    BS 5268-4.1(1978) : 1978 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 4: FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STRUCTURES - SECTION 4.1: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CALCULATING FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER MEMBERS
    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 5306-7(1988) : 1988 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR POWDER SYSTEMS
    PD 6520:1988 Guide to fire test methods for building materials and elements of construction
    BS 5268-4.2(1990) : 1990 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STRUCTURES - RECOMMENDATION FOR CALCULATING FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STUD WALLS AND JOISTED FLOOR CONSTRUCTIONS
    BS 5950-8(1990) : 1990 STRUCTURAL USE OF STEELWORK IN BUILDING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE RESISTANT DESIGN
    BS EN 671-1:2012 Fixed firefighting systems. Hose systems Hose reels with semi-rigid hose
    BS 5306-0:1986 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - GUIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 5395-3(1985) : 1985 STAIRS, LADDERS AND WALKWAYS - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF INDUSTRIAL TYPE STAIRS, PERMANENT LADDERS AND WALKWAYS
    BS 476-11:1982 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for assessing the heat emission from building materials
    BS 8313(1989) : 1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCOMMODATION OF BUILDING SERVICES IN DUCTS
    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 476-20(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 20: METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF ELEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION (GENERAL PRINCIPLES)
    BS 5588-0(1996) : 1996 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - GUIDE TO FIRE SAFETY CODES OF PRACTICE FOR PARTICULAR PREMISES/APPLICATIONS
    BS 7036-5(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY AT POWERED DOORS FOR PEDESTRIAN USE - REVOLVING DOORS
    BS 5588-10(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPPING COMPLEXES
    BS 5810(1979) : 1979 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCESS FOR THE DISABLED TO BUILDINGS
    BS 476-21(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 21: METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF LOADBEARING ELEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION
    BS 5852(1990) : 1990
    BS 5306-6.2(1989) : 1989 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - FOAM SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR MEDIUM AND HIGH EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS
    BS 5725-1(1981) : 1981 EMERGENCY EXIT DEVICES - SPECIFICATION FOR PANIC BOLTS AND PANIC LATCHES MECHANICALLY OPERATED BY A HORIZONTAL PUSH BAR
    BS 5306-1(1976) : 1976 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HYDRANT SYSTEMS HOSE REELS AND FOAM INLETS
    BS 5588-8(1988) : 1988 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MEANS OF ESCAPE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE
    BS 5839-3(1988) : 1988 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR AUTOMATIC RELEASE MECHANISMS FOR CERTAIN FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
    BS 476-24(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 24: METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF VENTILATION DUCTS
    BS 5395-1(1977) : 1977 STAIRS, LADDERS AND WALKWAYS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF STRAIGHT STAIRS
    BS 5410-2:1978 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OIL FIRING - INSTALLATIONS OF 44 KW AND ABOVE OUTPUT CAPACITY FOR SPACE HEATING HOT WATER AND STEAM SUPPLY PURPOSES
    BS 5588-4(1978) : 1978 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SMOKE CONTROL IN PROTECTED ESCAPE ROUTES USING PRESSURIZATION
    BS 5395-2(1984) : 1984 STAIRS, LADDERS AND WALKWAYS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF HELICAL AND SPIRAL STAIRS
    BS 5720:1979 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MECHANICAL VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING IN BUILDINGS
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    BS 476-31.1(1983) : 1983 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 31: METHODS FOR MEASURING SMOKE PENETRATION THROUGH DOORSETS AND SHUTTER ASSEMBLIES - SECTION 31.1: METHOD OF MEASUREMENT UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS
    BS 476-8(1972) : 1972 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - TEST METHODS AND CRITERIA FOR THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF ELEMENTS OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
    BS 7036-2(1996) : 1996 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFETY AT POWERED DOORS FOR PEDESTRIAN USE - STRAIGHT AND CURVED SLIDING DOORS AND PRISMATIC AND FOLDING DOORS
    BS 7346-1(1990) : 1990 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR NATURAL SMOKE AND HEAT EXHAUST VENTILATORS
    BS 6262(1982) : 1982 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR GLAZING FOR BUILDINGS
    BS 476-22(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 22: METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF NON-LOADBEARING ELEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION
    BS 5588-7(1997) : 1997 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 7: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INCORPORATION OF ATRIA IN BUILDINGS
    BS DD240-2(1997) : 1997 FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING IN BUILDINGS - COMMENTARY ON THE EQUATIONS GIVEN IN PART 1
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