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BS 5306-1:2006

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Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Hose reels and foam inlets

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Hardcopy , PDF

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-05-2006

Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Hose reels
  4.1 General design considerations
  4.2 Provision and siting
  4.3 Water supply for hose reels
5 Foam inlets
  5.1 General
  5.2 Capability of inlets and lines
  5.3 External connections
  5.4 Delivery pipe
  5.5 Termination of delivery pipe
  5.6 Foam inlet acceptance inspection
6 Installation, commissioning and maintenance
  6.1 Work on site
  6.2 Initial inspections and acceptance tests for hose reels
  6.3 Initial inspections and acceptance tests for foam inlets
  6.4 Indemnities
  6.5 Test records
  6.6 Maintenance and testing of hose reels
  6.7 Rectification of defects
7 Signage
  7.1 General
  7.2 Identification of equipment
  7.3 Operational instructions
  7.4 Temporary notices
Annexes
Annex A (normative) Protecting installed equipment from theft
                    vandalism
Bibliography

This part of BS 5306 gives recommendations for hose reels and foam inlets. It covers good practice in matters affecting the design, installation, testing and maintenance of such systems. It does not give requirements for the hose reels themselves, which are specified in BS EN 671. This part of BS 5306 does not cover wet and dry fire mains, automatic foam systems and portable fire-fighting equipment. These systems are covered in BS 9990, BS 5306-3, BS 5306-8 and BS EN 3-7.

This part of BS 5306 gives recommendations for hose reels and foaminlets. It covers good practice in matters affecting the design, installation, testing and maintenance of such systems. It does not give requirements for the hose reels themselves, which are specified in BS EN 671.

This part of BS 5306 does not cover wet and dry fire mains, automatic foam systems and portable fire-fighting equipment. These systems are covered in BS 9990, BS 5306-3, BS 5306-8 and BS EN 3-7.

Committee
FSH/14
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5306-1(1976) and 05/30140376 DC. (05/2006) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, December 2011. (11/2011)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
20
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Current
Supersedes

BS 1710:1984 Specification for identification of pipelines and services
BS 9990:2006 Code of practice for non-automatic fire-fighting systems in buildings
BS 5306-5.2:1984 Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Halon systems Halon 1211 total flooding systems
BS 5588-12:2004 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Managing fire safety
BS 5306-6.1:1988 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Foam systems Specification for low expansion foam systems
BS 5306-7:1988 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Specification for powder systems
BS EN 1057 : 2006 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - SEAMLESS, ROUND COPPER TUBES FOR WATER AND GAS IN SANITARY AND HEATING APPLICATIONS
BS 5306-0:1986 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Guide for the selection of installed systems and other fire equipment
BS 5499-5:2002 Graphical symbols and signs. Safety signs, including fire safety signs Signs with specific safety meanings
BS EN 3-7 : 2004 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 7: CHARACTERISTICS, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
BS 1387:1985 Specification for screwed and socketed steel tubes and tubulars and for plain end steel tubes suitable for welding or for screwing to BS 21 pipe threads
BS 7671(2001) : 2001 AMD 14905 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
BS 5588-5:2004 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Access and facilities for fire-fighting
BS EN 1254-2:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings Fittings with compression ends for use with copper tubes
BS 5041-5:1974 Fire hydrant systems equipment Specification for boxes for foam inlets and dry riser inlets
BS EN 12845:2015 Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance
BS 5306-6.2:1989 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Foam systems Specification for medium and high expansion foam systems
BS EN 12416-2:2001 Fixed firefighting systems. Powder systems Design, construction and maintenance
BS 5306-3:2003 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers
BS EN 1254-1:1998 Copper and copper alloys. Plumbing fittings Fittings with ends for capillary soldering or capillary brazing to copper tubes

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