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BS 5306-3:2003

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Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Code of practice for the inspection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-07-2009

Language(s)

English

Published date

07-11-2003

Committees responsible
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Inspection by the user
5 Basic service, extended service and overhaul
6 Recharging of extinguishers
7 Replacement of components and extinguishing media
8 Evaluation of fitness for service of extinguishers
  and actions to be taken
Annex A (normative) Schedule of maintenance intervals
Annex B (normative) General basic service procedures
Annex C (normative) Extended service procedures
Annex D (normative) Overhaul, including periodic inspection
        and test procedures for (CO[2]) and halon extinguishers
Annex E (informative) Training of competent persons
Annex F (informative) Halon extinguishers
Annex G (informative) Extinguishers manufactured in accordance with
        withdrawn British Standards
Bibliography

Provides schedules for the maintenance of portable fire extinguishers installed in all locations. It also includes recommendations for handling certain obsolescent types of extinguishers, for which no maintenance schedules are provided.

Committee
FSH/2
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5306-3(2000) and 01/541563 DC (11/2003)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
20
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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BS 5588-10:1991 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for shopping complexes
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BS 3709(1964) : LATEST PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS OF THE WATER TYPE (STORED PRESSURE)
BS 7937:2000 Specification for portable fire extinguishers for use on cooking oil fires (class F)
BS 1382(1948) : LATEST PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS OF THE WATER TYPE (GAS PRESSURE)
BS 6643-2:1985 Recharging fire extinguishers (manufactured to BS 5423 \'Specification for portable fire extinguishers\') Specification for powder refill charges
BS 3465(1962) : LATEST DRY POWDER PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
BS EN 27201-1:1994 Fire protection. Fire extinguishing media. Halogenated hydrocarbons Specifications for halon 1211 and halon 1301
BS EN 1803:2002 Transportable gas cylinders. Periodic inspection and testing of welded carbon steel gas cylinders
BS 1721(1968) : LATEST PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS OF THE HALOGENATED HYDROCARBON TYPE
BS EN 1968:2002 Transportable gas cylinders. Periodic inspection and testing of seamless steel gas cylinders
BS 3326(1960) : LATEST PORTABLE CARBON DIOXIDE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
BS EN 1802:2002 Transportable gas cylinders. Periodic inspection and testing of seamless aluminium alloy gas cylinders
BS 5423:1987 Specification for portable fire extinguishers
BS 6643-1:1985 Recharging fire extinguishers (manufactured to BS 5423 \'Specification for portable fire extinguishers\') Specification for procedure and materials
BS EN 25923:1994 Fire extinguishing media Carbon dioxide
1997/23/EC : 1997 DIRECTIVE 97/23/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 29 MAY 1997 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING PRESSURE EQUIPMENT

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