Fire Safety Consultants

Session 1

  • Overview of Fire Alarm Design Codes
  • Background to Revision of BS 5839-1
  • Principal Changes to the British Standard

Session 2

  • The Format of the New Code
  • Categories of System
  • Variations from the Code
  • Detection Zones
  • Alarm Zones
  • Field Circuit Design

Session 3

  • Power Supplies
  • Standby Battery Capacity
  • Manual Call Points
  • Detector Selection
  • Detector Siting and Spacing
  • Control and Indicating Equipment
  • Audible Alarms
  • Fire Warning for Deaf People

Session 4

  • Staged Alarms
  • Communication with Fire Service
  • Cables
  • Networked Systems
  • Installation, Commissioning and Certification
  • Verification
  • Maintenance
  • Limitation of False Alarms