Fire Safety Consultants

Day One

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

Session 3

  • Field Circuit Design
  • Power Supplies
  • Standby Battery Capacity
  • Manual Call Points
  • Detector Selection
  • Detector Siting and Spacing
  • Control and Indicating Equipment

Session 4

  • Audible Alarms
  • Fire Warning for Deaf People
  • Cables
  • Networked Systems
  • Installation, Commissioning and Certification

Day Two

Session 1

  • Verification
  • Acceptance
  • Maintenance
  • Documentation

Session 2

  • Limitation of False Alarms
  • Key Features of BS 5839-6

Session 3

  • Key Features of BS 5839-6 (continued)

Session 4

  • Key Features of BS 5839-8
  • Key Features of BS 5839-9