Guidance Note 4: Protection Against Fire

Guidance Note 4: Protection Against Fire

by The Institution of Engineering and Technology

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Protection against fire is a key element of Amendment 3 to the 17th Edition. Vital changes will potentially vastly improve the safety of contractors, consumers and the fire services. Guidance Note 4: Protection Against Fire provides clear guidance on how to apply the updated aspects of BS 7671.

Changes include information on:

  • Wiring in escape routes
  • Consumer units (to come into effect January 2016)
  • Heating equipment
  • These changes affect all those working on installations. Ensure the safety of yourself and others by following the new guidance.

Amendment 3 published on 5 January 2015 and comes into effect on 1 July 2015. All new installations from this point must comply with Amendment 3 to BS 7671:2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849198752
Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Publication date: 05/31/2015
Series: Electrical Regulations Series
Edition description: 7th Revised ed.
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 11.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Statutory requirements
  • Chapter 2: Overview of the Wiring Regulations
  • Chapter 3: Generally applicable requirements
  • Chapter 4: Precautions where particular risks of fire exist
  • Chapter 5: Protection against burns
  • Chapter 6: Measures to minimise the spread of fire
  • Chapter 7: Safety services
  • Chapter 8: Special installations and locations
  • Appendix A: Safety service and product standards of relevance to this Guidance Note
  • Appendix B: Approved Document B1: Means of warning and escape
  • Appendix C: Approved Document B2: Internal fire spread (linings)
  • Appendix D: Approved Document B3: Internal fire spread (structure)
  • Appendix E: Scottish Technical Standards relating to protection against fire

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