Fire safety - existing care homes: practical guidance
Guidance for those who have responsibility under the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 for ensuring fire safety in care homes in Scotland.
This document is part of a collection
British Standards British Standards Institution (www.bsi-global.com).
EN 179 Building hardware. Emergency exit devices operated by a lever handle or push pad. Requirements and test methods
EN 1125: Building hardware. Panic exit devices operated by a horizontal bar. Requirements and test methods
EN 1154: Building hardware. Controlled door closing devices. Requirements and test methods
EN 1155: Building hardware. Electrically powered hold open devices for swing doors. Requirements and test methods
EN 1634: Part 1: Fire-resistance tests for door and shutter assemblies. Fire doors and shutters
EN ISO 7010 graphical symbols – safety colours and safety signs - registered safety signs
476: Part 22: Fire tests on building materials and structures. Methods for determination of the fire-resistance of non-loadbearing elements of construction
5266: Part 1: Emergency lighting. Code of practice
5266: Part 7: (BS EN 1838:) Lighting applications. Emergency lighting
5266: Part 8: Emergency escape lighting systems (BS EN 50172: 2004).
5306: Part 8: Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Selection and installation of portable fire extinguishers. Code of practice
5499: Part 4: Safety signs, including fire safety signs. Code of practice for escape route signing
5839: Part 1: Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises
5839: Part 3: Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings. Specification for automatic release mechanisms for certain fire protection equipment
5839: Part 8: Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of voice alarm systems
5852: Methods of test for assessment of ignitability of upholstered seating by smouldering and flaming ignition sources
7036: Code of practice for safety at powered doors for pedestrian use
7273: Part 4: Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Actuation of release mechanisms for doors
7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations
8458: Fixed fire protection systems. Residential and domestic watermist systems. Code of practice for design and installation
9251: Sprinkler systems for residential and domestic occupancies
9999: Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings.
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