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  • BS 5839-1(1988) : 1988

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    FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND SERVICING

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  15-07-2003

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1988

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Gives advice for the design, planning, installation and servicing of fire detection and alarm systems in and around buildings. Gives no advice about the installing of a fire alarm system in any given premises. Covers systems ranging from simple installations with one or two manual call points, up to complex installations with manual call points, automatic detectors, connection to the public fire service, control and indicating equipment. Also deals with systems capable of providing service to initiate (when fires happen) the operation of ancillary and other actions and precautions, but does not deal with the ancillary services themselves. Applies only to fire alarm systems in a temperate climate, for example, the United Kingdom. Also includes detailed definitions.

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    Committee FSM/12
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
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    06/30133574 DC : DRAFT DEC 2006 BS 5979 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR REMOTE CENTRES RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM SECURITY SYSTEMS
    BS 5588-8(1999) : 1999 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 8: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MEANS OF ESCAPE FOR DISABLED PEOPLE
    BS 7913:1998 GUIDE TO THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS
    BS 6266(1992) : 1992 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING INSTALLATIONS
    BS 7346-1(1990) : 1990 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR NATURAL SMOKE AND HEAT EXHAUST VENTILATORS
    BS 7499(2002) : 2002 STATIC SITE GUARDING AND MOBILE PATROL SERVICES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7982(2001) : 2001 GUIDANCE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF LARGE-SCALE FIRES INVOLVING PLASTICS MATERIALS
    BS 6661:1986 GUIDE FOR DESIGN CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF SINGLE SKIN AIR SUPPORTED STRUCTURES
    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 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 5502-1.3(1986) : 1986 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS - FIRE PROTECTION
    BS 5908(1990) : 1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE CHEMICAL AND ALLIED INDUSTRIES
    BS 5979(1993) : 1993 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR REMOTE CENTRES FOR ALARM SYSTEMS
    BS 8220-3:1990 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - WAREHOUSES AND DISTRIBUTION UNITS
    BS 5454(1989) : 1989 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STORAGE AND EXHIBITION OF ARCHIVAL DOCUMENTS
    BS 5588-1(1990) : 1990 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS
    BS 8010-2.8(1992) : 1992 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PIPELINES - PIPELINES ON LAND: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION
    BS 5979(2000) : 2000 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR REMOTE CENTRES RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM SECURITY SYSTEMS
    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
    BS 7594(1993) : 1993 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR AUDIO-FREQUENCY INDUCTION-LOOP SYSTEMS (AFILS)
    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 5502-81(1989) : 1989 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF CHEMICAL STORES
    BS 7629-2(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR 300/500 V FIRE RESISTANT ELECTRIC CABLES HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - PART 2: MULTIPAIR CABLES
    BS 7499-1(1991) : 1991 MANNED SECURITY SERVICES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STATIC GUARDING AND MOBILE PATROL SERVICES
    BS 8313(1989) : 1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCOMMODATION OF BUILDING SERVICES IN DUCTS
    BS DD190(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE OF ALARM AND EMERGENCY WIRING SYSTEMS UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS
    BS 8313(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCOMMODATION OF BUILDING SERVICES IN DUCTS
    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 PD6531(1992) : 1992 QUERIES AND INTERPRETATIONS ON BS 5839 PARTS 1 AND 4 (AS AMENDED)
    BS 5908(1980) : LATEST CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN CHEMICAL PLANT
    BS 8005-2(1987) : 1987 SEWERAGE - GUIDE TO PUMPING STATIONS AND PUMPING MAINS
    01/540648 DC : DRAFT MAY 2001 BS 5839-9 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 9: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
    BS 5839-5:1988 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR OPTICAL BEAM SMOKE DETECTORS
    BS 5588-9(1999) : 1999 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 9: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTWORK
    BS 8220-2(1995) : 1995 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - OFFICES AND SHOPS
    BS 5588-3(1983) : 1983 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OFFICE BUILDINGS
    BS 5502-23(1990) : 1990 BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES FOR AGRICULTURE - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS
    BS 5588-5(1986) : 1986 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIREFIGHTING STAIRWAYS AND LIFTS
    BS 5588-2(1985) : 1985 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPS
    BS 7273-1(2000) : 2000 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 1 - ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-2(1990) : 1990 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 5979(1987) : 1987 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR REMOTE CENTRES FOR INTRUDER ALARM SYSTEMS
    BS 7083(1996) : 1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT
    BS 5306-7(1988) : 1988 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR POWDER SYSTEMS
    BS 6259(1997) : 1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, PLANNING, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SOUND SYSTEMS
    BS 5588-9(1989) : 1989 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING DUCTWORK
    BS 6853(1987) : 1987 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF RAILWAY PASSENGER ROLLING STOCK
    BS 8220-2(1987) : 1987 GUIDE FOR SECURITY OF BUILDINGS AGAINST CRIME - OFFICES AND SHOPS
    BS 5588-5(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIREFIGHTING STAIRS AND LIFTS
    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 7807:1995 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND SERVICING OF INTEGRATED SYSTEMS INCORPORATING FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS AND/OR OTHER SECURITY SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS OTHER THAN DWELLINGS
    92/39221 DC : DRAFT APRIL 1992 BS 5839:PART 7 - SPECIFICATION FOR FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 7 - FLAME DETECTORS FOR SPECIAL RISKS
    BS 5445-7(1984) : 1984 COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR POINT TYPE SMOKE DETECTORS USING SCATTERED LIGHT TRANSMITTED LIGHT OR IONIZATION
    BS 6266(1982) : 1982 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC DATA PROCESSING INSTALLATIONS
    BS 5306-6.2(1989) : 1989 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - FOAM SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR MEDIUM AND HIGH EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS
    BS 5839-2(1983) : 1983 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR MANUAL CALL POINTS
    BS 7273-3(2000) : 2000 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 3: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF PRE-ACTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 7443(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR SOUND SYSTEMS FOR EMERGENCY PURPOSES
    BS 5839-4(1988) : 1988 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    BS 5588-4(1998) : 1998 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 4: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SMOKE CONTROL USING PRESSURE DIFFERENTIALS
    BS 7629-1:1997 SPECIFICATION FOR 300/500 V FIRE RESISTANT ELECTRIC CABLES HAVING LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE - PART 1: MULTICORE CABLES
    BS 5306-5.1(1992) : 1992 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HALON SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR HALON 1301 TOTAL FLOODING SYSTEMS
    07/30150968 DC : 0 BS 7984 - KEYHOLDING AND RESPONSE SERVICES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5588-10(1991) : 1991 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 10: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SHOPPING COMPLEXES
    BS 7984(2001) : 2001 KEYHOLDING AND RESPONSE SERVICES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5839-6:1995 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS IN DWELLINGS
    BS 5446-1(1990) : 1990 COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR SELF-CONTAINED SMOKE ALARMS AND POINT-TYPE SMOKE DETECTORS
    I.S. 409:1988 SELF-CONTAINED SMOKE DETECTORS FOR PRIVATE DWELLINGS
    BS 5306-5.2(1984) : 1984 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS & EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HALON SYSTEMS - HALON 1211 TOTAL FLOODING SYSTEMS
    BS 7499:1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STATIC GUARDING, MOBILE PATROL AND KEYHOLDING SERVICES
    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
    BS 6259:1997 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, PLANNING, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SOUND SYSTEMS
    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
    BS 7499:2002 STATIC SITE GUARDING AND MOBILE PATROL SERVICES - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7083:1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    IEE WIRING REGS : 16 ED INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 4678-4(1982) : 1982 CABLE TRUNKING - SPECIFICATION FOR CABLE TRUNKING MADE OF INSULATING MATERIAL
    BS 5839-5:1988 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR OPTICAL BEAM SMOKE DETECTORS
    BS 6099-2.2(1982) : 1982 PARTICULAR SPECIFICATIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR RIGID PLAIN CONDUITS OF INSULATING MATERIAL
    BS 6701-1(1986) : LATEST CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF APPARATUS INTENDED FOR CONNECTION TO CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS - GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS
    BS 5445-8(1984) : 1984 COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS - PART 8: SPECIFICATION FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE HEAT DETECTORS
    BS 5306-1(1976) : 1976 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HYDRANT SYSTEMS HOSE REELS AND FOAM INLETS
    BS 5306-3(1985) : 1985 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SELECTION INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    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 5839-4(1988) : 1988 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    BS 5839-2(1983) : 1983 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR MANUAL CALL POINTS
    BS 2316-3(1969) : 1969 SPECIFICATION FOR RADIO-FREQUENCY CABLES - CABLE DATA SHEETS (METRIC AND IMPERIAL UNITS)
    BS 5445-5(1977) : 1977 COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS - HEAT SENSITIVE DETECTORS - POINT DETECTORS CONTAINING A STATIC ELEMENT
    BS 5446-1(1977) : 1977 SPECIFICATION FOR COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL PREMISES - POINT TYPE SMOKE DETECTORS
    BS 5445-7(1984) : 1984 COMPONENTS OF AUTOMATIC FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR POINT TYPE SMOKE DETECTORS USING SCATTERED LIGHT TRANSMITTED LIGHT OR IONIZATION
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