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BS 5839-6:2019 Published
Wednesday 1st May 2019
Fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises
BS 5839-6:2019 (Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises) has now been published.
This may apply to companies working to this Standard as part of their Third Party Certification alongside their SP203-1 Certification if they applied to be assessed in performing works on domestic fire detection and alarm systems. This is noted in Annex 1 of the SP203-1 Scheme Document.
For further information regarding the updated Standard please visit BSI here: https://shop.bsigroup.com/ProductDetail/?pid=000000000030370704
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Legal obligations nationwide require the appointed responsible person for fire safety for commercial/non-domestic premises to have adequate fire protection.