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BS 5588-6:1991

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

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

06-10-2008

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-08-1999

Committees responsible
Foreword
Section 1. General
1 Scope
2 Definitions
3 Use of this code
Section 2. Analysis of the problem
4 Planning in relation to fire
5 Escape from fire
Section 3. Planning of escape from public areas
6 Planning of escape routes
7 Stairs and final exits
8 Seating and gangways
Section 4. Construction
9 Construction
Section 5. Ancillary accommodation
10 General
11 Storage areas (including loading bays)
12 Repair or maintenance workshops and paint shops
13 Stage areas
14 Car parks
15 Kitchens, staff restaurants and canteens
Section 6. Engineering services (other than fire safety
           installations)
16 General
17 Electrical services
18 Lighting
19 Heating and fuel storage
20 Ventilation systems
21 Lifts
22 Waste storage and treatment and incinerators
Section 7. Fire protection facilities
23 General
24 Fire alarms and automatic fire detection
25 Automatic fire extinguishing systems and special risk
   protection
26 Manual firefighting equipment
27 Water supplies for firefighting
28 Firemen's emergency switches for discharge lighting
   installations
29 Access for firefighting
30 Smoke control for means of escape
31 Smoke control for firefighting
32 Plans for fire service use
Section 8. Management
Appendix A Bibliography
Appendix B Deleted
Publication(s) referred to

Covers buildings for indoor entertainment and/or assembly, but does not apply to those areas of sports grounds covered by the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

Committee
FSH/14
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 79/10918 DC. (07/2002) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, January 2008. (12/2007)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
82
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

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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 5651:1989 Method for cleansing and wetting procedures for use in the assessment of the effect of cleansing and wetting on the flammability of textile fabrics and fabric assemblies
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BS 7346-2:1990 Components for smoke and heat control systems Specification for powered smoke and heat exhaust ventilators
BS 7346-3:1990 Components for smoke and heat control systems Specification for smoke curtains
BS 5906:1980 Code of practice for storage and on-site treatment of solid waste from buildings
BS 7036:1988 Code of practice for provision and installation of safety devices for automatic power operated pedestrian door systems
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 8214:1990 Code of practice for fire door assemblies with non-metallic leaves
BS 5839-1:1988 Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings Code of practice for system design, installation and servicing
BS 5306-7:1988 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Specification for powder systems
BS 6575:1985 Specification for fire blankets
PD 6520:1988 Guide to fire test methods for building materials and elements of construction
BS 5274:1985 Specification for fire hose reels (water) for fixed installations
BS 5306-0:1986 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Guide for the selection of installed systems and other fire equipment
BS 5395-3:1985 Stairs, ladders and walkways Code of practice for the design of industrial type stairs, permanent ladders and walkways
BS 5306-3:2000 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises Maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice
BS 476-11:1982 Fire tests on building materials and structures Method for assessing the heat emission from building materials
BS 6099-2.2(1982) : 1982 PARTICULAR SPECIFICATIONS - SPECIFICATION FOR RIGID PLAIN CONDUITS OF INSULATING MATERIAL
BS 476-6(1989) : 1989 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 6: METHOD OF TEST FOR FIRE PROPAGATION FOR PRODUCTS
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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 5588-10:1991 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for shopping complexes
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BS 6346:1997 Electric cables. PVC insulated, armoured cables for voltages of 600/1000 V and 1900/3300 V
BS 5423:1987 Specification for portable fire extinguishers
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
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BS 5588-3:1983 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for office buildings
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BS 5410-1:1997 Code of practice for oil firing Installations up to 45 kW output capacity for space heating and hot water supply purposes
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 5720:1979 Code of practice for mechanical ventilation and air conditioning in buildings
BS 5588-1:1990 Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings Code of practice for residential buildings
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 4607-2:1970 Non-metallic conduits and fittings for electrical installations Rigid PVC conduits and conduit fittings. Imperial units
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 4293:1983 Specification for residual current-operated circuit-breakers
BS 7346-1:1990 Components for smoke and heat control systems Specification for natural smoke and heat exhaust ventilators
BS 6262:1982 Code of practice for glazing for buildings
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