Summary of this standard
BS 5306-2:1990 gives requirements and recommendations for sprinkler systems to be installed in buildings and industrial plants. It covers the initial contract arrangements, designing of the systems, installation of the systems, testing and maintenance of the systems. It gives specific requirements for sprinkler systems which are essential to measures put in place to protect life.
Covered within this document:
- Hazard classification
- Water supply provisioning
- Installation & testing of systems
- Maintenance of systems
- Extension of existing systems
This standard replaces BS 5306-2:1979 which has now been withdrawn.