BS 6150:2019 Painting of buildings. Code of practice

BS 6150:2019

Painting of buildings. Code of practice

Status : Current   Published : March 2019



What is this standard about?

This British Standard gives recommendations for good practice in preparation, initial painting and maintenance painting of buildings (e.g. dwellings, offices, light industrial buildings, schools, hospitals, hotels and public buildings generally) internally and externally, in which decoration is a significant and often the major factor. This British Standard takes into account the need to protect many building materials against weathering or other forms of attack normally encountered. Detailed information is given on wood, metal, masonry and other typical substrates found in buildings.

The paints and coating materials referred to in this British Standard are principally those in common use, with limited reference to specialist coating materials and factory-applied coatings. Some materials have been excluded because of their obsolescence, limited or specialized usage or, in the case of newly developed products, lack of experience of their performance in service.

This British Standard does not cover:

a) the protection of structural steel elements (see BS EN ISO 12944, and BS 5493 for iron structures), including hot spray application;

b) decorative processes and other work usually carried out by specialists, such as asbestos encapsulation, the maintenance of lead surfaces, resin flooring, polymer renders or waterproofing of flat roofs;

c) the particular requirements of listed or historic buildings which are protected by law;

d) limewash and distemper coating materials;

e) preservative treatments for structural timber;

f) reactive coating materials for passive fire protection and systems consisting of these materials (see BS 8202-1, BS EN 16623 and BS 476); and

g) general safety hazards of access for painting (see BS 8210).

Standard NumberBS 6150:2019
TitlePainting of buildings. Code of practice
Publication Date25 March 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN ISO 4618:2014, BS 8221-1, BS 7956, BS EN 927, BS EN 1504-10, BS 5493, BS 1336, BS EN 12811-1, BS EN ISO 8501-3, BS EN 13501-1, BS 7079-A3, BS 476, BS EN ISO 14713, BS EN ISO 12944, BS EN 13914-1, BS 7664
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 3416, BS EN 13823, Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002, Waste (Scotland) Regulations 2012, Control of Lead at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003, BS EN 10346, BS EN ISO 8501-1, BS 4842, BS 8212, BS EN 13279-2, BS 4800, Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004, BS EN ISO 11890-2, BS EN 772-3, ASTM D4263-83, BS 5427, Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, Enforcement (Amendment) Regulations 2014, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012, BS 4652, BS EN 16623, BS 7079-A2, Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993, BS EN ISO 11890-1, Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, BS 7371-3, BS EN 13279-1, BS 1710, BS 8202-1, BS ISO 3864-4, BS EN ISO 2081, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003, BS EN ISO 2063, BS 5250, BS EN ISO 2808, BS 8104, BS 6949, Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011, BS 1070, Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002, BS EN ISO 4624, Control of
ReplacesBS 6150:2006+A1:2014
Draft Superseded By18/30362957 DC
DescriptorsInternal, Undercoats, Defects, Protective coatings, Varnishes, Hazards, Inspection, Safety measures, Surface treatment, Painting, External, Selection, Maintenance, Environment (working), Paints, Brushing (coating), Occupational safety, Spraying (coating), Decorating, Primers (paint), Coatings, Final coats, Buildings
ISBN978 0 580 99096 0
File Size5.217 MB

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