Guide to Fire Alarm Category Selection
The FIA has relased a document on the selection and specification Guide to fire alarm category selection.
This documents highlights the different considerations for choosing the correct fire detection system in different premises. It has been prepared in accordance with BS 5839-1 and provides insight into legislative and ethical requirements needed to comply to the standard.
To download the document, you can visit the FIA website document by following this link. Alternatively see below for a section breakdown:
Fact File 51 - This part focuses on various building occupancy types and the minimum statutory requirements.
Fact File 52– This section highlights some of the possible effects of the Equality Act on fire alarm and detection systems.
Fact File 53 – This part investigates the service intervals for fire protections systems, their frequency, actions to be carried out and what should be recorded and where.