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BS 9999 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-01-2017

Language(s)

English

Foreword
Section 1: General
0 Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 General recommendations and background
Section 2: Risk profiles and assessing risk
5 Assessing risk
6 Risk profiles
Section 3: Ensuring effective fire protection
7 Ensuring effective fire protection
Section 4: Designing for the management of fire safety
8 Establishing fire risk management systems
9 Fire safety documentation
10 Designing so that a building can be managed
Section 5: Designing means of escape
11 Principles of means of escape
12 Evacuation strategy
13 Internal subdivision and spatial/visual orientation
14 Designing means of escape
15 Minimum package of fire protection
16 Horizontal means of escape
17 Vertical means of escape
18 Additional fire protection measures
Section 6: Access and facilities for fire-fighting
19 General recommendations for fire-fighting facilities
20 Facilities for fire-fighting
21 Vehicle access
22 Water supplies for fire and rescue service use
23 Communications systems for fire and rescue
   service use
24 Fire control centre
25 Fire-fighters emergency switches for discharge
    lighting installation
26 Drawings for fire and rescue service use
27 Heat and smoke control
28 Electrical services
Section 7: Designing the building structure
           (load-bearing and non-load-bearing
           elements)
29 Designing the building structure General
30 Fire resistance
31 Compartmentation
32 Openings
33 Concealed spaces
34 Materials and finishes
35 External fire spread and building separation
36 Accommodation ancillary to the main use of the
   building
37 Engineering services
Section 8: Special risk protection
38 Special risk protection
Section 9: Managing occupied buildings
39 Commissioning and hand-over
40 Managing occupied buildings
41 Fire prevention
42 Ensuring that systems respond properly in an
   emergency
43 Planning the response to a fire
44 Emergency actions
45 Evacuation of disabled people
46 Management of fire safety prior to full occupation
   of a building
47 Building works, alterations, decommissioning
   and demolition
Annexes
Annex A (normative) - Additional recommendations for
        property protection and business continuity
Annex B (normative) - Recommendations for atria
Annex C (informative) - Design solutions and exemplars
        for atria
Annex D (normative) - Recommendations for theatres,
        cinemas and similar venues
Annex E (normative) - Recommendations for shopping complexes
Annex F (normative) - Process plant and outdoor structures
Annex G (normative) - Recommendations for refuges and
        evacuation lifts
Annex H (normative) - Fire safety manual
Annex I (normative) - Fire control centre and evacuation
        management
Annex J (informative) - Fire safety equipment, facilities
        and systems
Annex K (informative) - Signs and signage
Annex L (informative) - Typical arrangements to keep
        fire-fighting lift wells free from water
Annex M (normative) - Operational information
         (emergency packs) for the fire and rescue service
Annex N (normative) - Commissioning and hand-over of
        smoke control systems
Annex O (normative) - Fire safety training
Annex P (normative) - Control of conditions in public areas
Annex Q (normative) - Recommendations for owners of
        multi-occupancy residential buildings
Annex R (informative) - Advice to occupiers of dwellings
        in residential buildings
Annex S (informative) - Examples of fire instruction notice text
Annex T (normative) - Audience/crowd control
Annex U (normative) -Hot work
Annex V (normative) - Routine inspection and maintenance
        of fire safety installations
Annex W (normative) - Routine inspection and maintenance
        of ventilation and air conditioning ductwork
Annex X (normative) - Phased evacuation
Annex Y (informative) - Examples of evacuation strategies
Annex Z (informative) - Methods of smoke ventilation
Bibliography

BS 9999.

Committee
FSH/14
DocumentType
Draft
Pages
419
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

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