PD 6688-1-7:2009+A1:2014 Recommendations for the design of structures to BS EN 1991-1-7

PD 6688-1-7:2009+A1:2014

Recommendations for the design of structures to BS EN 1991-1-7

Status : Current, Confirmed   Published : December 2008



What is this published document about?

It gives non-contradictory complementary UK information for use alongside the Eurocode and its UK National Annex on how to safeguard buildings and other structures against accidental actions.   

Who is this published document for?

  • Designers
  • Civil engineers
  • Architects

Why should you use this published document? 

When there’s a need for guidance on a subject not covered by the relevant Eurocode, a country can choose to publish documents that contain non-contradictory complementary information that supports the Eurocode. 

This published document provides such information and is cited as a reference in the UK National Annex to BS EN 1991-1-7:2006+A1:2014. It refers to design values for accidental actions, in particular to risk assessments on impacts to supporting structures for bridges and on explosion protection.

It is recommended that that this PD is used alongside the following standards:

What’s changed since the last update?

This amendment supersedes PD 6688-1-7:2009 which was withdrawn. It was changed in line with changes to the UK National Annex. Specifically the values in Table NA1 were updated to be consistent with Highways Agency standard BD 60/04.

Standard NumberPD 6688-1-7:2009+A1:2014
TitleRecommendations for the design of structures to BS EN 1991-1-7
StatusCurrent, Confirmed
Publication Date31 December 2008
Confirm Date24 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS EN 1990:2002+A1:2005, BS EN 1991-1-7:2006, NFPA 68:2013, NA to BS EN 1990:2002, BS EN 12767, NA+A1:2014 to BS EN 1991-1-7:2006+A1:2014
Amended ByAmendment, August 2014
DescriptorsConcretes, Footbridges, Architectural design, Floors, Foundations, Collisions (accident), Classification systems, Structural design, Design calculations, Accidents, Dimensions, Car parks (buildings), Partitions, Superstructures, Steels, Roofs, Ceilings, Composite construction, Structural steels, Design, Buildings, Loading, Bridges, Construction engineering works, Barriers
ISBN978 0 580 86733 0
File Size816 KB

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