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  • BS 6266(2002) : 2002

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    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-08-2011

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2002

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Risk assessment
    5 Location and construction of dedicated electronic
       equipment areas
    6 Building engineering services for dedicated electronic
       equipment areas
    7 Fire detection and alarm in dedicated electronic equipment
       areas
    8 Fire suppression
    9 Choosing the appropriate fire detection and disaster
       recovery strategy
    10 General precautions for dedicated electronic equipment
       areas
    11 Protection of information, contingency and recovery measures
    12 Business-critical ancillary facilities
    Bibliography
    Annex A (normative) Spacing and location of point smoke
            detectors and optical beam smoke detectors
    Annex B (informative) Typical features of fire detection
            and suppression systems
    Figures and Tables

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    Specifies recommendations for the protection against fire of electronic equipment, including computers, mission critical servers, internet hosting centres, and systems for communications, design, manufacturing and distribution.

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    Committee FSH/12/4
    Development Note Supersedes BS 6266(1992) and 01/540649 DC (01/2003)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    BS 4783-5:1991 STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MEDIA FOR USE IN DATA PROCESSING AND INFORMATION STORAGE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 12.7mm MAGNETIC TAPE CARTRIDGES FOR DATA INTERCHANGE, RECORDING AT 1491 DATA BYTES PER MILLIMETRE ON 18 TRACKS
    BS 7273-1(1990) : 1990 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 1: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    BS 8492(2009) : 2009 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION
    07/30160345 DC : 0 BS 7273-5 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 5: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF WATERMIST SYSTEMS
    BS 4783-3:1988 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MAGNETIC MEDIA FOR FUSE IN DATA PROCESSING AND INFORMATION STORAGE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FLEXIBLE DISK CARTRIDGES
    BS 7273-1(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 1: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    09/30202584 DC : DRAFT OCT 2009 BS 6701 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 6701(2010) : 2010 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 7273-5(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 5: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF WATERMIST SYSTEMS (EXCEPT PRE-ACTION SYSTEMS)
    05/30136553 DC : DRAFT DEC 2005 BS 7273-1 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF GASEOUS TOTAL FLOODING EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
    03/637076 DC : DRAFT NOV 2003 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    09/30182748 DC : 0 BS 5306-0 - FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 4783-1:1988 STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MAGNETIC MEDIA FOR USE IN DATA PROCESSING AND INFORMATION STORAGE - PART 1: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DISK PACKS, STORAGE MODULES AND DISK CARTRIDGES
    BS 6701(2004) : 2004 TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - SPECIFICATION FOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 4783-2:1988 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MAGNETIC MEDIA FOR USE IN DATA PROCESSING AND INFORMATION STORAGE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MAGNETIC TAPE ON OPEN SPOOLS
    BS 7273-3(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 3: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF PRE-ACTION WATER MIST AND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS DD9999(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 5306-5.1(1992) : 1992 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HALON SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR HALON 1301 TOTAL FLOODING SYSTEMS
    09/30166429 DC : 0 BS 8492 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABLING - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE PERFORMANCE AND PROTECTION
    BS 4783-4:1988 STORAGE, TRANSPORTATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MAGNETIC MEDIA FOR USE IN DATA PROCESSING AND INFORMATION STORAGE - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MAGNETIC TAPE CARTRIDGES AND CASSETTES
    BS 5839-1(2002) : 2002 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 5306-0(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    07/30160342 DC : 0 BS 7273-3 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 3: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF PRE-ACTION WATERMIST AND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 5839-1(2002) : 2002 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    BS 5306-0:2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS

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

    BS 476-4(1970) : 1970 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 4: NON-COMBUSTIBILITY TEST FOR MATERIALS
    BS EN 50289-4-11 : 2002 COMMUNICATION CABLES - SPECIFICATIONS FOR TEST METHODS - ENVIRONMENTAL TEST METHODS - A HORIZONTAL INTEGRATED FIRE TEST METHOD
    BS EN 60950 : 2000 SAFETY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT
    BS 7176(1995) : 1995 SPECIFICATION FOR RESISTANCE TO IGNITION OF UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE FOR NON-DOMESTIC SEATING BY TESTING COMPOSITES
    BS EN 54-7:2001 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 7: SMOKE DETECTORS - POINT DETECTORS USING SCATTERED LIGHT, TRANSMITTED LIGHT OR IONIZATION
    BS 5306-4(2001) : 2001 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 4: SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON DIOXIDE SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-8(2000) : 2000 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 8: SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5306-0:1986 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - GUIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    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 476-11(1982) : 1982 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURE - PART 11: METHOD FOR ASSESSING THE HEAT EMISSION FORM BUILDING MATERIALS
    BS 5499-5(2002) : 2002 GRAPHIC SYMBOLS AND SIGNS - SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS - PART 5: SIGNS WITH SPECIFIC SAFETY MEANINGS
    BS 476-6(1989) : 1989 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 6: METHOD OF TEST FOR FIRE PROPAGATION FOR PRODUCTS
    BS PD6512-3(1987) : 1987 USE OF ELEMENTS OF STRUCTURAL FIRE PROTECTION WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS GIVEN IN BS 5588 'FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF BUILDINGS' - GUIDE TO THE FIRE PERFORMANCE OF GLASS
    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 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 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 476-7(1997) : 1997 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 7: METHOD OF TEST TO DETERMINE THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE SURFACE SPREAD OF FLAME OF PRODUCTS
    BS 7671(2001) : 2001 AMD 14905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 5839-1(2002) : 2002 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SYSTEM DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE
    EN 54-12:2015 Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Part 12: Smoke detectors - Line detectors using an optical beam
    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 5287(1988) : 1988 SPECIFICATION FOR ASSESSMENT AND LABELLING OF TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS TESTED TO BS 4790
    BS 5306-6.2(1989) : 1989 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - FOAM SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION FOR MEDIUM AND HIGH EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS
    BS 7083(1996) : 1996 GUIDE TO THE ACCOMMODATION AND OPERATING ENVIRONMENT FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) EQUIPMENT
    BS 5306-2(1990) : 1990 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 7974:2001 CODE OF PRACTICE ON THE APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS
    BS 6651(1999) : 1999 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PROTECTION OF STRUCTURES AGAINST LIGHTNING
    UL 910 : 5ED 98 TEST FOR FLAME-PROPAGATION AND SMOKE-DENSITY VALUES FOR ELECTRICAL AND OPTICAL-FIBRE CABLES USED IN SPACES TRANSPORTING ENVIRONMENTAL AIR
    BS 6387(1994) : 1994 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CABLES REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN CIRCUIT INTEGRITY UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS
    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 5867-2(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR CURTAINS AND DRAPES - FLAMMABILITY REQUIREMENTS
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