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Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings Part 1: Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises
Published by British Standards Institution, 03/29/2018
Includes all amendments and changes through CRGD, February 2018
BS 5839-1, 2017 Edition – Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings Part 1: Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises
BS 5839 Part 1 is a fire safety standard on best practices for fire alarm systems for buildings. It provides recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in and around non-domestic premises.
Who is BS 5839-1 – Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildingsfor?
Anyone involved in the commissioning, installation, design and planning of fire detection and fire alarm systems in buildings will find BS 5839-1 useful, including:
- Head of Fire Engineering
- Commercial Manager
- Fire Consultant
- Fire Officer
- Fire & Safety Officer
- Managing Consultant
- Principal Fire Surveyor
- Senior H&S Manager
- Fire Safety Advisor
Why should you use BS 5839-1– Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings?
BS 5839 Part 1 is referred to in both volumes of Approved Document B and thus underpins the recommendations given in those documents, essential for life safety.
What’s changed since the last update?
BS 5839-1:2017 takes into account the changes to other major fire safety standards including the BS EN 54 series of standards for fire detection and fire alarm systems and BS 9999 for fire safety in commercial buildings. These changes will also reduce confusion in the marketplace around how to implement the recommendations given in BS 5839-1.
The revised BS 5839-1:2017 will also provide additional guidance for:
- The use of multi-sensor detectors
- The use of voice alarm systems
- Employees working at night time so they can recognize the alarms
- New technology for fire detectors
- Fire detection and fire alarm system inspections
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