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BS 5306-1:1976

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Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Hydrant systems, hose reels and foam inlets

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-05-2006

Language(s)

English

Published date

27-02-1976

Foreword
Code of practice
0 Introduction
Section one. General
1 Scope
2 References
3 Definitions
Section two. Provision and siting of hydrants and
               risers
4 Fire hydrants, general
5 Fire hydrants, external
6 Rising mains
7 Landing valves
Section three. Design considerations for hydrants and
               risers
8 General
9 Water supplies and pumping arrangements
10 Identification of fire mains
11 Access for fire appliances
12 Electrical earthing
13 Protection against frost
Section four. Hose reels
14 General considerations
15 Provision and siting
16 Installation of hose reels
17 Co-ordinating spaces for hose reels
18 Water supplies for hose reels
19 Hose reel notices
Section five. Foam inlets
20 General
21 Capability of inlets and lines
22 External connections
23 Delivery pipe
24 Termination of delivery pipe
Section six. Components and materials
25 General conformity with standards
26 Particular requirements
Section seven. Installation
27 Work on site
28 Protection of buildings under construction
29 Temporary notices
Section eight. Initial inspections and acceptance tests
30 Private underground fire hydrants
31 Tests on dry rising mains
32 Tests on wet rising mains
33 Hose reel tests
34 Foam inlet acceptance inspection
35 Indemnities
36 Test records
Section nine. Maintenance of systems and rectification
               of defects
37 Fire hydrants
38 Rising mains
39 Hose reels
40 Rectification of defects
41 Hose reel accessibility
Figures
1 Typical layout of pit for underground fire hydrant
    (brick)
2 Typical layout of pit for underground fire hydrant
    (prefabricated)
3 Typical installation for a hose reel
4 Explanation of dimensions
5 Co-ordinating spaces for fixed hose reels
6 Co-ordinating spaces for swinging arm or recess hose
    reels
Appendices
A Recommendations for protecting installed equipment
    from theft and vandalism
B Matters to be considered relating to the provision
    of fire fighting installations during construction

Provision, siting, installation, system design, water supply and pumping arrangements for hydrants and risers; similarly for hose reels including required co-ordinating spaces, foam inlets generally. Requirements for components and recommendations on installation, inspection, acceptance and maintenance. Advice on fire brigade access.

Committee
FSH/17
DevelopmentNote
To be read in conjunction with BS 5041 & BS 5274(1985). Supersedes BS CP402.101(1952), 72/11960 DC & 86/44774 DC. (08/2005)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
38
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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