BS 5306-8:2012 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Selection and positioning of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice

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BS 5306-8:2012

Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Selection and positioning of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : October 2012

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What is this standard about?

BS 5306-8:2012 gives advice and guidance on the suitability and positioning of portable fire extinguishers, primarily those conforming to BS EN 3, that can be carried by one person and that are used for the protection of buildings, other premises, contents and to assist evacuation.

Who is this standard for?

  • Architects
  • Fire protection service technicians
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Fire extinguisher servicing companies
  • Fire extinguisher manufacturers
  • Facility management companies
  • Police services
  • Care home management companies incorporating sheltered accommodation
  • Companies undertaking fire risk assessments 
  • Landlords
  • The general public

Why should you use this standard?

Well maintained and professionally installed fire extinguishers are fundamentally safe and easy to use. Research has shown that extinguishers are successful in a significant number of fires each year and make a major contribution to first aid fire safety.

BS 5306-8:2012 is part of an extensive series of standards relating to fire safety and outlines the most up-to-date recommendations for best practice use of portable fire extinguishers in order to help protect properties and save lives.

What’s changed since the last update?

BS 5306-8:2012 supersedes BS 5306-8:2000, which is withdrawn.




Standard NumberBS 5306-8:2012
TitleFire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Selection and positioning of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 October 2012
Confirm Date01 November 2017
Cross ReferencesBS 5306-3, BS 7863, BS EN 2, BS EN 3, BS 3632, BS 5423, BS 6643-1, BS 7867, BS 7937, BS EN 1645-1, PAS 79, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006, Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001, Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010, Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations, 1996, Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations, (Northern Ireland) 1996, Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000, Pressure Systems Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004, Transportable Pressure Vessels Regulations 2001, Transportable Pressure Vessels Regulations (Northern, Ireland) 2003, Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting, Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations, (Northern Ireland) 2011. London, Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, (Northern Ireland) 20
ReplacesBS 5306-8:2000
Draft Superseded By12/30152565 DC
DescriptorsFire extinguishers (built-in), Fire extinguishers, Selection, Siting, Fire safety in buildings, Portable, Firefighting equipment
ICS13.220.10
CommitteeFSH/2
ISBN978 0 580 57262 3
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages30
File Size125 KB
Price£170.00


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