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BS 5306-0:2011

Fire protection installations and equipment on premises Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment

Status : Current   Published : January 2011

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BS 5306-0:2011
Fire protection installations and equipment on premises. Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment

This part of BS 5306 gives guidance on the selection, use and application of automatic water sprinkler, water spray, watermist, gaseous, foam and powder fire-fighting systems and hypoxic air fire-prevention systems. It also gives guidance on installed equipment for fire and rescue service use, and on the application of portable fire extinguishers. It complements the more detailed information given in the specialized parts of this standard and other relevant standards.

The contents of BS 5306-0:2011 includes:

Section 1. General

  • Scope
  • Normative references
  • Terms and definitions
  • Range of information.

Section 2. Relation to other fire safety measures

Section 3. Fire-fighting media

  • Water
  • Gaseous media
  • Foams
  • Powders.

Section 4. Effects of fire-fighting media on people, property and the environment

  • Water
  • Gaseous media
  • Foams
  • Powders.

Section 5. Fixed systems and other fire-fighting equipment

  • Hydrant systems, hose reels (water) and foam inlets
  • Automatic water systems
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Inert gas and halocarbon agent systems
  • Carbon dioxide systems
  • Halon systems
  • Foam systems
  • Powder systems.

Section 6. Dual use of media and systems

  • Examples of dual use of media and systems.

Section 7. Control of fixed fire-fighting systems

  • Water systems
  • Gaseous systems
  • Foam systems
  • Powder systems.

Section 8. Characteristics of fire hazard

  • Risk assessment
  • Information and advice.

Section 9. Selecting the system to suit the fire hazard

  • Effect of system discharge on neighbouring occupancies
  • Effect of changing occupancies or building redundancy.

Section 10. Installation, inspection and testing of systems and equipment

  • Installation
  • Acceptance testing.

Section 11. Servicing and maintenance of systems

  • Hydrant systems, hose reels and foam inlets
  • Sprinkler, water spray and watermist systems
  • Gaseous systems
  • Foam systems
  • Powder systems.

Section 12. Responsibility for fire-fighting equipment and systems on premises

This part of BS 5306 supersedes BS 5306-0:1986+A2:1991, which is withdrawn.

This part of BS 5306 does not cover fire-fighting systems for use on ships, in aircraft, on vehicles and mobile fire appliances or for below ground systems in the mining industry.


It also does not cover powdered aerosol extinguishing agents.




Standard NumberBS 5306-0:2011
TitleFire protection installations and equipment on premises Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment
StatusCurrent
Publication Date31 January 2011
Cross ReferencesBS 4422, BS 5306-1, BS 5306-3, BS 5306-4, BS 5306-5.1, BS 5306-5.2, BS 7273-1, BS 7273-2, BS EN 12845, BS 4422, BS 5306, BS 6266, BS 7273-1, BS 7273-2, BS 7273-3, BS 7273-4, BS 7273-5, BS 9251, BS 9990, BS 9999, BS EN 3, BS EN 3-7, BS EN 671, BS EN 12094, BS EN 12416-1, BS EN 12416-2, BS EN 13565-1, BS EN 13565-2, BS EN 15004, DD 8458, DD 8489, DD CEN/TS 14816, PD CEN/TR 15276-1, PD CEN/TR 15276-2, Regulation (EC) No. 1005/2009, Groundwater Regulations 1998, Building Regulations 2000, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, NFPA 750:2006, Regulation (EC) No. 3093/94, Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) Regulations 2002, Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2003, Ozone Depleting Substances (Qualifications) Regulations 2006, BS 5908
ReplacesBS 5306-0:1986
DescriptorsFire extinguishers (built-in), Fire extinguishers, Firefighting equipment, Fire safety in buildings, Fire safety, Fire risks, Fire, Hazards, Occupational safety, Selection, Installation, Maintenance, Grades (quality), Portable, Fire extinguishing materials, Carbon dioxide, Halogenated hydrocarbons, Foams, Powder fire extinguishers, Fire sprinklers, Fire hose reels, Control systems
ICS13.220.10
Title in FrenchInstallations et matériels de lutte contre l'incendie dans des bâtiments. Guide de sélection des systèmes installés et autres matériels d'incendie
Title in GermanFeuerloescheinrichtungen und -geraete fuer Grundstuecke und Gebaeude. Leitfaden fuer die Auswahl ortsfester Anlagen und anderer Feuerloescheinrichtungen
CommitteeFSH/18
ISBN978 0 580 63241 9
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages72
File Size4.345 MB
Price£218.00


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