We noticed you’re not on the correct regional site. Switch to our AMERICAS site for the best experience.
  • BS 9990(2006) : 2006

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.
    Add to Watchlist
    This Standard has been added successfully to your Watchlist.
    Please visit My Watchlist to see all standards that you are watching.
    Please log in or to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    We could not add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please retry or contact support for assistance.
    You need to be logged in to add this standard to your Watchlist.
    Please log in now or create an account to add.
    You already added this Product in the Watchlist.

    CODE OF PRACTICE FOR NON-AUTOMATIC FIRE-FIGHTING SYSTEMS IN BUILDINGS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-01-2015

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2006

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

    Add to Watchlist

    Add To Cart

    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Fire mains
      4.1 Design considerations
      4.2 Provision and siting
      4.3 Electrical earthing
    5 Private fire hydrants
      5.1 Design considerations
      5.2 Provision and siting
    6 Water supplies and pumping arrangements
      6.1 Means of supply
      6.2 Adequacy of basic supply
      6.3 Supplementing the basic supply for wet fire mains
      6.4 Pumps for wet fire mains
      6.5 Additional precautions for wet fire mains
      6.6 Emergency arrangements for filling suction tanks
      6.7 Ring main supply
    7 Installation, commissioning and maintenance
      7.1 Work on site
      7.2 Protection of buildings under construction
      7.3 Initial inspections and acceptance tests
      7.4 Maintenance of systems and rectification of defects
    8 Signage
      8.1 Identification of equipment
      8.2 System information
    Annexes
    Annex A (normative) Protecting installed equipment from theft and
                        vandalism
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides recommendations for non-automatic fire-fighting systems in buildings.

    General Product Information - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Committee FSH/14
    Development Note Supersedes 05/30133584 DC and BS 5306-1(1976). (05/2006) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2011. (11/2011)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS 9991:2011 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS PD5454(2012) : 2012 GUIDE FOR THE STORAGE AND EXHIBITION OF ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
    BS 5306-0(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    11/30243193 DC : 0 BS 750 - SPECIFICATION FOR UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS AND SURFACE BOX FRAMES AND COVERS
    09/30189450 DC : 0 BS 8519 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES AND SYSTEMS FOR LIFE SAFETY AND FIRE-FIGHTING APPLICATIONS
    14/30292939 DC : 0 PD 7974-5 - APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE INTERVENTION (SUB-SYSTEM 5)
    11/30203947 DC : 0 BS 9991 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5908-2(2012) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS 8519:2010 SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE-RESISTANT POWER AND CONTROL CABLE SYSTEMS FOR LIFE SAFETY AND FIRE-FIGHTING APPLICATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS PD7974-5(2014) : 2014 APPLICATION OF FIRE SAFETY ENGINEERING PRINCIPLES TO THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE INTERVENTION (SUB-SYSTEM 5)
    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 5306-1(2006) : 2006 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 1: HOSE REELS AND FOAM INLETS
    BS 750(2006) : 2006 SPECIFICATION FOR UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS AND SURFACE BOX FRAMES AND COVERS
    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 7430(1998) : 1998 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTHING
    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 EN 14339 : 2005 UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS
    BS 7846(2000) : 2000 ELECTRIC CABLES - 600/1000 V ARMOURED FIRE-RESISTANT CABLES HAVING THERMOSETTING INSULATION AND LOW EMISSION OF SMOKE AND CORROSIVE GASES WHEN AFFECTED BY FIRE
    BS 5306-3(2003) : 2003 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
    BS 5588-12(2004) : 2004 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 12: MANAGING FIRE SAFETY
    BS 5588-5(2004) : 2004 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: ACCESS AND FACILITIES FOR FIRE-FIGHTING
    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 EN 671-1 : 2012 FIXED FIREFIGHTING SYSTEMS - HOSE SYSTEMS - PART 1: HOSE REELS WITH SEMI-RIGID HOSE
    BS 1710(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PIPELINES AND SERVICES
    BS EN 14384 : 2005 PILLAR FIRE HYDRANTS
    BS 8434-2(2003) : 2003 METHODS OF TEST FOR ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRE INTEGRITY OF ELECTRIC CABLES - PART 2: TEST FOR UNPROTECTED SMALL CABLES FOR USE IN EMERGENCY CIRCUITS - BS EN 50200 WITH A 930 DEGREE C FLAME AND WITH WATER SPRAY
    BS 5499-5(2002) : 2002 GRAPHIC SYMBOLS AND SIGNS - SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS - PART 5: SIGNS WITH SPECIFIC SAFETY MEANINGS
    BS EN 806-2:2005 Specifications for installations inside buildings conveying water for human consumption Design
    BS EN 3-7 : 2004 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 7: CHARACTERISTICS, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    BS 7671(2001) : 2001 AMD 14905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 750(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR UNDERGROUND FIRE HYDRANTS AND SURFACE BOX FRAMES AND COVERS
    BS 7346-6(2005) : 2005 COMPONENTS FOR SMOKE AND HEAT CONTROL SYSTEMS - PART 6: SPECIFICATIONS FOR CABLE SYSTEMS
    BS EN 60702-1 : 2002 MINERAL INSULATED CABLES AND THEIR TERMINATIONS WITH A RATED VOLTAGE NOT EXCEEDING 750 V - PART 1: CABLES
    BS 5499-1(2002) : 2002 GRAPHICAL SYMBOLS AND SIGNS - SAFETY SIGNS, INCLUDING FIRE SAFETY SIGNS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR GEOMETRIC SHAPES, COLOURS AND LAYOUT
    BS 6387(1994) : 1994 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR CABLES REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN CIRCUIT INTEGRITY UNDER FIRE CONDITIONS
    • Access your standards online with a subscription

      Features

      • Simple online access to standards, technical information and regulations
      • Critical updates of standards and customisable alerts and notifications
      • Multi - user online standards collection: secure, flexibile and cost effective