As a BAFE approved installer, at Tecserv UK we always strive to ensure we install and maintain fire alarms systems in accordance with the latest British Standards Institution guidelines. The following is a guide to the British Standards Relating to Fire Alarms.
The British Standards Institution (BSI) is a service organization that produces standards across a wide variety of industry sectors. Its codes of practice and specifications cover management and technical subjects ranging from business continuity management to quality requirements
The appropriate British standards for installation of a fire alarm in non domestic premises is BS 5839-1:2017 and BS 5839-6:2013 for the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in dwellings.
There are a number of British Standards relating to fire alarm systems follows.
Fire Alarm British Standards
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance|
|BS EN 54-11:2001
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems. Specification for manual call points has replaced BS 5839-2:1983|
|Specification for automatic release mechanisms for certain fire protection equipment.|
|BS EN 54-4:1998
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems. Power supply equipment has replaced BS 5839-4:1988|
|BS EN 54-2:1997+A1:2006
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems. Control and indicating equipment has replaced BS 5839-4:1988|
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in dwellings|
|Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems|
|Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems|
Guides to BS 5839
|The Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems: A Guide to BS 5839-1 (4th edition)|
|A Guide to BS 5839-6:2013|
|The Design and Installation of Voice Alarm Systems. A Guide to BS 5839-8|
Although formal accreditation is not yet a legal requirement for all companies that provide fire protection systems and advice, at Tecserv UK Ltd we believe it should be. Tecserv UK Ltd is fully committed to having all the relevant accreditations we need to ensure our customers have peace of mind.
Every aspect of our business is designed to ensure that quality is maintained and everything we do is focused on delivering the best advice and solutions. As part of this, we ensure our staff, products, processes and procedures are accredited to the required industry standard.
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Mark has spent his working career in the fire alarm industry, in which he is highly respected by his colleagues and competitors alike. Mark often provides technical support to other fire alarm companies and even alarm equipment manufacturers. He also uses his experience to train engineering personnel.