BS 6173:2009 - Specification for installation and maintenance of gas-fired catering appliances for use in all types of catering establishments (2nd and 3rd family gases) – BSI British Standards
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BS 6173:2009

Specification for installation and maintenance of gas-fired catering appliances for use in all types of catering establishments (2nd and 3rd family gases)

Status : Current, Project Underway   Published : August 2009

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BS 6173:2009 Specification for installation and maintenance of gas-fired catering appliances for use in all types of catering establishments (2nd and 3rd family gases)

BS 6173 is a key standard for all gas installers.

BS 6173 specifies requirements for the installation, servicing and maintenance of new and previously-used gas-fired catering appliances used in catering establishments, burning 2nd or 3rd family gases.

The main changes to the standard include updates to installation practice and legislation.

BS 6173 does not apply to LPG catering installations where appliances are sited temporarily in the open air, marquees or tents, or to LPG installations in mobile catering vehicles.

BS 6173 does apply to the installation of typical domestic cookers or leisure appliances such as barbecues when installed in commercial catering sites or establishments. It is not intended to apply to primarily domestic premises, e.g. those supplying a small number of clients on a “bed and breakfast” basis. However, the general rules for hygiene and personal safety should be applied. It covers a wide range of appliances, such as cookers, fish and chip frying ranges, fryers, ovens, café boilers and urns, bain-marie units, tandoori ovens, kebab grills and barbecues.

BS 6173:2009 replaces BS 6173:2001, which is now withdrawn.

Contents of BS 6173:
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Consultation and design of the installation
5 Competence
6 Pre-installation checks
7 Installation of gas appliances and associated services
8 Final gas appliance connections
9 Electrical connections
10 Water connections and drainage
11 Ventilation
12 Safety precautions
13 Commissioning
14 Maintenance of gas-fired appliances
Bibliography
List of figures
Figure 1 – Guidance on installation of flexible connection
List of tables
Table 1 – Registration and approval bodies by country/territory
Table 2 – Competence requirements by country/territory


 




Standard NumberBS 6173:2009
TitleSpecification for installation and maintenance of gas-fired catering appliances for use in all types of catering establishments (2nd and 3rd family gases)
StatusCurrent, Project Underway
Publication Date31 August 2009
Confirm Date01 July 2014
Cross ReferencesBS 669-2, BS 1179-6, BS 1363-1, BS 1363-2, BS 4800, BS 5440-2, BS 5482-1, BS 5546, BS 6172, BS 6230, BS 6700, BS 7671, BS 8494, BS EN 12056-2, BS EN 12464-1, BS EN 60309-1, BS EN 60529, CP 342-2, BS 5440-1, BS 5925:1991+A1:1995, BS 7838, BS 7461, BS 7967-5, BS 8313, BS EN 161, BS EN 203-1, BS EN 203-2, BS EN 203-2-4, BS EN 203-2-7, BS EN 331, BS EN 15266, BS EN 50291, PD 5482-3, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1994 as amended and applied by the Isle of Man Gas Safety (Application) Order 1996, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004, Health and Safety (Gas) (Guernsey) Ordinance 2006, Building Regulations 2000, Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, Gas Appliances (Safety) Regulations 1995, Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2
ReplacesBS 6173:2001
Draft Superseded By08/30177380 DC
DescriptorsSafety measures, Commissioning, 3rd family gases, Commercial, Gas-powered devices, Maintenance, Gas pipes, Cooking appliances, Catering equipment, Cookers, Food warmers, Ventilation, Installation, Fire safety, 2nd family gases, Kitchens, Cooking vessels
ICS97.040.20
CommitteeGSE/30
ISBN978 0 580 61900 7
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages30
File Size249 KB
Price£176.00


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