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BS 5839-6 : 2019
« on: May 31, 2019, 10:05:37 AM »
BS 5839-6: 2019 (Fire Alarm/Detection in domestic premises) 

What?s changed since the last update?

This is a full revision of the standard, with the following principal changes:

Removal of Grade B and Grade E
Subdivision of Grade D and Grade F into Grade D1/Grade D2 and Grade F1/Grade F2, respectively
Revision of Table 1
Updating of guidance to take into account the publication of BS 5839-1:2017 and other standards published since the last full revision of BS 5839-6
New table on testing and servicing by grade
New recommendation to prevent blocking or delaying of fire alarm signals transmitted via social alarm systems in sheltered housing to an alarm receiving centre
Increase in the recommended standard of protection in sheltered housing flats from Category LD2 to Category LD1
New recommendations for fire detection in supported housing
New recommendation that communal fire alarm systems should not normally be installed in purpose-built blocks of flats
Revised and expanded recommendations for Grade C