BS 5357:2007 Code of practice for installation and application of security glazing

BS 5357:2007

Code of practice for installation and application of security glazing

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : August 2007



What is BS 5357?

BS 5357 gives recommendations to ensure that security glazing resists being dislodged froms its position under attack. This covers mounting security glazing and how to ensure the rest of the installation provides equally high protection as the security glazing.

What types of security glazing does this apply to?

The recommendations apply to

  • bullet-resistant glazing
  • glazing resistant to manual attack (formerly called “anti-bandit glazing”) and
  • glazing subject to explosions

What does this standard include?

1 Foreword
2 Scope
3 Normative references
4 Terms and definitions
5 Glazing, framing and support
6 Complete installations
7 Application of security glazing
8 Application of security glazing – Windows and doors
9 Bibliography
10 Table 1 – Minimum requirements for infillings of glass in accordance
with DD ENV 1627:1999 Part 9
11 Summary


Standard NumberBS 5357:2007
TitleCode of practice for installation and application of security glazing
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 August 2007
Confirm Date02 November 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 5051-1:1988, BS EN 1063:2000, DD ENV 1627:1999, BS 6262-4:2018, BS EN 13124-1, BS EN 13124-2, BS EN 1522, BS EN 1523, BS EN 13123-2, BS EN 14351-1, BS EN 13123-1, BS EN 356, BS 7950, BS EN 12600, BS 5544, PAS 24-1, BS EN 13541
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN ISO 12543-6, DD ENV 1630, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, DD ENV 1628, BS EN ISO 12543-5, DD ENV 1629, BS EN 356
ReplacesBS 5357:1995
Draft Superseded By07/30148359 DC
DescriptorsProtective barriers, Anti-burglar measures, Supports, Certification (approval), Shields, Safety devices, Glass, Buildings, Windows, Doors, Glazing, Safety glass, Installation, Security systems in buildings, Frames for openings, Construction systems parts, Rooflights, Security glazing
Title in FrenchCode de pratique pour l'installation de vitrages de securite
Title in GermanMerkblatt zur Installation von Sicherheitsverglasung
ISBN978 0 580 56791 9
File Size206 KB

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