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BS 5588-3:1983

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Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for office buildings

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

15-07-1997

Language(s)

English

Published date

29-07-1983

Foreword
Committees responsible
Code of practice
Section one. General
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Use of this code
Section two. Analysis of the problem
4 Planning in relation to fire
5 Escape from fire
Section three. Planning of escape from office areas
6 General
7 Escape routes within, and exits from, a storey
8 Stairways and final exits
Section four. Construction and fire safety signs and
               notices
9 Construction
10 Fire safety signs and notices
Section five. Engineering services (other than fire
               protection facilities) and ancillary
               accommodation
11 General
12 Electrical services
13 Lighting
14 Heating and fuel storage
15 Mechanical ventilation, air conditioning and
    pressurization
16 Lifts
17 Waste storage and incinerators
18 Main storage areas (including receiving and dispatch
    areas) and loading bays
19 Car parks
20 Repair or maintenance workshops and reprographic
    rooms
21 Kitchens, restaurants and canteens
22 Data processing areas
Section six. Fire protection facilities
23 General
24 Fire alarms and fire detection and alarm systems
25 Automatic fire extinguishing systems and special
    risk protection
26 Manual fire-fighting equipment
27 Water supplies for fire-fighting
28 Fireman's emergency switches for discharge lighting
    installations
29 Access for fire-fighting
30 Smoke control provisions other than for fire-
    fighting shafts
31 Plans for fire brigade use
Appendix
A Advice to management and procedure in case of fire

Planning, construction and protection of escape routes for occupants to use in the event of fire. Recommendations for fire precautions in engineering services and auxiliary accommodation, and for fire alarms and procedures, extinguishing and fire fighting equipment, water supplies, access for fire fighting and smoke control. Advice on the management of completed buildings.

Committee
FSH/14
DevelopmentNote
REPLACES CP 3: CHAPTER 4: PART 3:1968.
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
52
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

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BS 5395-2:1984 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design of helical and spiral stairs
BS 5588-2:1985 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for shops
BS 8220-2:1987 Guide for security of buildings against crime Offices and shops
PD 6531:1997 Queries and interpretations on BS 5839:Parts 1 and 4 (as amended)
BS 6266:1992 Code of practice for fire protection for electronic data processing installations
BS 8220-2:1995 Guide for security of buildings against crime Offices and shops
BS 5588-4:1978 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for smoke control in protected escape routes using pressurization
BS 7083:1996 Guide to the accommodation and operating environment for information technology (IT) equipment
BS 7083:1989 Recommendations for the accommodation and operating environment of computer equipment
BS 8214:1990 Code of practice for fire door assemblies with non-metallic leaves
BS 6492-2:1985 Transportable accommodation units Recommendations for transportation and siting, with guidance on occupancy
PD 6531:1992 Queries and interpretations on BS 5839:Parts 1 and 4 (as amended)
BS 5234-1:1992 Partitions (including matching linings) Code of practice for design and installation

BS 476-23:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Methods for determination of the contribution of components to the fire resistance of a structure
BS 476-4:1970 Fire tests on building materials and structures Non-combustibility test for materials
BS 5588-9:1989 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for ventilation and air conditioning ductwork
BS 5410-1:1977 Code of practice for oil firing Installations up to 44 kW output capacity for space heating and hot water supply purposes
PD 6512-1:1985 Use of elements of structural fire protection with particular reference to the recommendations given in BS 5588 \'Fire precautions in the design and construction of buildings\' Guide to fire doors
BS 5839-1:1988 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings Code of practice for system design, installation and servicing
BS 5306-5.2:1984 Code of practice for fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Halon systems Halon 1211 total flooding systems
BS 5306-5.1(1982) : 1982 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - HALON SYSTEMS - HALON 1301 TOTAL FLOODING SYSTEMS
BS CP3:CH5-2(1972) : AMD 7908 CODE OF BASIC DATA FOR THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - LOADING - WIND LOADS
PD 6512-3:1987 Use of elements of structural fire protection with particular reference to the recommendations given in BS 5588 \'Fire precautions in the design and construction of buildings\' Guide to the fire performance of glass
BS 476-20:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of elements of construction (general principles)
BS 476-21:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Methods for determination of the fire resistance of loadbearing elements of construction
BS 6459-1:1984 Door closers Specification for mechanical performance of crank and rack and pinion overhead closers
BS 5306-6.2:1989 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Foam systems Specification for medium and high expansion foam systems
BS 5306-1:1976 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Hydrant systems, hose reels and foam inlets
BS 5588-8:1988 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for means of escape for disabled people
BS 5839-3:1988 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings Specification for automatic release mechanisms for certain fire protection equipment
BS 5852-1:1979 Fire tests for furniture Methods of test for the ignitability by smokers\' materials of upholstered composites for seating
BS 5395-1:1977 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design of straight stairs
BS 5410-2:1978 Code of practice for oil firing Installations of 45 kW and above output capacity for space heating, hot water and steam supply services
BS 5588-4:1978 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for smoke control in protected escape routes using pressurization
BS 5395-2:1984 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design of helical and spiral stairs
BS CP3:CH4-1(1971) : AMD 2708 CODE OF BASIC DATA FOR THE DESIGN OF BUILDINGS - PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE - FLATS AND MAISONETTES - (IN BLOCKS OVER TWO STOREYS)
BS 476-31.1:1983 Fire tests on building materials and structures Methods for measuring smoke penetration through doorsets and shutter assemblies - Method of measurement under ambient temperature conditions
BS 5306-2:1979 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Sprinkler systems
BS 5306-3:1985 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Code of practice for selection, installation and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers
BS 476-8:1972 Fire tests on building materials and structures Test methods and criteria for the fire resistance of elements of building construction
BS 476-22:1987 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for determination of the fire resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction

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