BS 5306-3:2003 - Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers – BSI British Standards

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BS 5306-3:2003

Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers

Status : Revised, Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : November 2003 Replaced By : BS 5306-3:2009

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Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises - Part 3: Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers

Executive summary

Recommendations for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers on premises.

Abstract

This British Standard, a part of the BS 5306 series, provides schedules for the maintenance of portable fire extinguishers installed in all locations.

This British Standard also includes recommendations for handling certain obsolescent types of extinguishers, for which no maintenance schedules are provided.

This standard recommends the detailed actions for three levels of maintenance: basic service, extended service and overhaul procedures.

Maintenance schedules, recommendations for the training of competent persons, an account of the law relating to the possession and use of halon fire extinguishers and information about extinguishers, are given this standard’s annexes.

This standard is not applicable to halon 1301 extinguishers.

History and related standards

This British Standard supersedes BS 5306-3:2000, which is withdrawn.

This standard includes the following cross references:

BS 5306-8:2000, BS 6643-1, BS 7863:1996, BS EN 3 (all parts), BS EN 1802,

BS EN 1803, BS EN 1968, BS EN 25923, BS EN 27201-1.




Standard NumberBS 5306-3:2003
TitleFire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers
StatusRevised, Superseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date07 November 2003
Withdrawn Date31 July 2009
Cross ReferencesBS 6643-2:1985, BS 7937:2000, BS 740:1959, BS 1382:1948, BS 1721:1968, BS 3326:1960, BS 3465:1962, BS 3709:1964, BS 5423:1987, EC Regulation (EC) No. 2037/2000, Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997, Fire Precautions (Workplace) (Amendment) Regulations 1999, Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2001, Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000, Transportable Pressure Vessels Regulations 2001, Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) Regulations 2002, Environmental Protection (Controls on Ozone-Depleting Substances) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2003, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, 99/36/EC, ADR European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road:2003, Council Regulation (EC) No. 3093/94, 97/23/EC, BS 5306-8:2000, BS 6643-1, BS 7863:1996, BS EN 3, BS EN 1802, BS EN 1803, BS EN 1968, BS EN 25923, BS EN 27201-1
Replaced ByBS 5306-3:2009
ReplacesBS 5306-3:2000
Draft Superseded By01/541563 DC
DescriptorsFire extinguishers (built-in), Fire extinguishers, Firefighting equipment, Fire safety in buildings, Portable, Maintenance, Inspection
ICS13.220.10
CommitteeFSH/2
ISBN0 580 42865 6
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryNo
Pages20
File Size418.4 KB
Price£126.00


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