In a world of ever changing Codes of Practice and British Standards Trinity ensure we design our engineered solutions to the latest regulations.

In a world of ever changing Codes of Practice and British Standards Trinity ensure we design our engineered solutions to the latest regulations.

Please find below the current British Standards and Codes of Practice that Trinity Fire & Security Systems utilise for the various Fire, Life Safety & Security disciplines.

Fire Detection And Alarm System

  • BS5839-1:2017 Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises
  • BS5839-3:1988 Specification for automatic release mechanisms for certain fire protection equipment
  • BS5839-6:2013 Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises
  • BS5839-8:2013 Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems
  • BS5839-9:2011 Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems
  • Fire Extinguishing

  • BS 5036-9:2015 Recharging of portable fire Extinguishers - Code of practice
  • BS 5266-1:2016 Code of practice for the emergency lighting of premises
  • BS 5266-2:1998 - Code of practice for electrical low mounted way guidance systems for emergency use
  • BS 5266-4:1999 - Code of practice for design, installation, maintenance and use of optical fibre systems
  • BS 5266-5:1999 - Specification for component parts of optical fibre systems
  • BS 5266-6:1999 - Code of practice for non-electrical low mounted way guidance systems for emergency use. Photo luminescent systems
  • BS 5306-1:2006 Hose Reels and Foam Inlets
  • BS 5306-3:2017 Commissioning & maintenance of portable fire extinguishers
  • BS 5306-8:2012 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises
  • BS 6306-0:2011 Should read BS5306-0:2011 Guide For the selection of install systems and other fire equipment
  • BS 9990-2015 - Non-automatic fire-fighting systems in buildings – Code of practice
  • BS EN 1838:2013 - Lighting applications. Emergency lighting
  • BS EN 50172:2004 - Emergency escape lighting systems
  • Fire Suppression

  • BS 5306-0:2011 Fire protection installations and equipment on premises. Guide for selection of installed systems and other fire equipment
  • BS 5306-4:2001+A1:2012 Fire extinguishing installations and equipment on premises. Specification for carbon dioxide systems
  • BS 6266:2011 Code of Practice for the Fire Protection for Electronic Equipment Installations
  • BS 7273 -1:2006 Code of Practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Electrical actuation of Gaseous total flooding extinguishing systems
  • BS 7273-2:1992. Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Mechanical actuation of gaseous total flooding and local application extinguishing systems
  • BS 7273-3:2008. Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures. Electrical actuation of pre-action watermist and sprinkler systems
  • BS 8489-4:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Fire performance tests and requirements for water mist systems for local applications involving flammable liquid fires
  • BS 8458:2015 Fixed fire protection systems. Residential and domestic water mist systems. Code of practice for design and installation
  • BS 8489-1:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Code of practice for design and installation
  • BS 8489-4:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Fire performance tests and requirements for water mist systems for local applications involving flammable liquid fires
  • BS 8489-5:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Fire performance tests and requirements for water mist systems for the protection of combustion turbines and machinery spaces with volumes up to and including 80 m3
  • BS 8489-6:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Fire performance tests and requirements for water mist systems for the protection of industrial oil cookers
  • BS 8489-7:2016 Fixed fire protection systems. Industrial and commercial water mist systems. Tests and requirements for water mist systems for the protection of low hazard occupancies
  • BS EN 12845:2015 Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance
  • BS EN 15004-1:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Design, Installation & Maintenance
  • BS EN 15004-2:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for FK-5- 1-12 extinguishant
  • BS EN 15004-4 2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for HFC 125 extinguishant
  • BS EN 15004-7:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for IG-01 extinguishant
  • BS EN 15004-8:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for IG-100 extinguishant
  • BS EN 15004-9:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for IG-55 extinguishant
  • BS EN 15004-10:2008 Fixed firefighting systems. Gas extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design of gas extinguishing systems for IG-541 extinguishant
  • BS EN2:1992– Classification of Fires
  • FM 5560:2016 Water Mist Systems
  • ISO 14520-1:2015 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems - Physical properties and system design - Part 1: General requirements
  • ISO 14520-5-2016 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems - Physical properties and system design - Part 5: FK-5-1-12 extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-8:2016. Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design. HFC 125 extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-9:2016 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems - Physical properties and system design - Part 9: HFC227ea extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-11:2016. Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems. Physical properties and system design. HFC 236fa extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-13:2015 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems - Physical properties and system design - Part 13: IG-100 extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-14:2015 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems - Physical properties and system design - Part 14: IG-55 extinguishant
  • ISO 14520-15:2015 Gaseous fire-extinguishing systems -- Physical properties and system design -- Part 15: IG-541 extinguishant
  • ISO15779:2011ED1 Condensed aerosol fire extinguishing systems - Requirements and test methods for components and system design, installation and maintenance - General requirements
  • NPFA 2001:2015 Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • CCTV

  • BS 7958:2015 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV). Management and operation. Code of practice
  • BS 8418:2015 + A1 2017 Installation and remote monitoring of detector-activated CCTV systems. Code of practice
  • BS EN 62676-1-1:2014 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. System requirements. General
  • BS EN 62676-1-2:2014 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. System requirements. Performance requirements for video transmission
  • BS EN 62676-2-1:2014 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Video transmission protocols. General requirements
  • BS EN 62676-2-2:2014 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Video transmission protocols. IP interoperability implementation based on HTTP and REST services
  • BS EN 62676-2-3:2014 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Video transmission protocols. IP interoperability implementation based on Web services
  • BS EN 62676-3:2015 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Analog and digital video interfaces
  • BS EN 62676-4:2015 Video surveillance systems for use in security applications. Application guidelines
  • Access Control

  • BS EN 60839-11-1:2013 Alarm and electronic security systems. Electronic access control systems. System and components requirements
  • BS EN 60839-11-2:2015 Alarm and electronic security system. Electronic access
  • BS EN 60839-11-31:2016 Alarm and electronic security systems. Electronic access control systems. IP interoperability implementation based on Web services. Core specification
  • BS EN 60839-11-32:2017 Alarm and electronic security systems. Electronic access control systems. IP interoperability implementation based on Web
  • Intruder Alarm Systems

  • BS 8243 2010 + A1 2014- Police Responsive Systems -(Installation and configuration of intruder and hold-up alarm systems designed to generate confirmed alarm conditions).
  • BS 9263:2016 Intruder and hold-up alarm systems. Commissioning, maintenance and remote support. Code of practice
  • BS 50131-10:2014 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Application specific requirements for Supervised Premises Transceiver (SPT)
  • DD 263: 2010 - Intruder and Hold Up Alarm Systems. Commissioning, Maintenance and Remote Support Code of Practice
  • PD6662:2017 - Intruder Alarm Systems
  • PD CLC/TS 50131-9:2014 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Alarm verification. Methods and principles
  • PD CLC/TS 50131-12:2016 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Methods and requirements for setting and unsetting of Intruder Alarm Systems (IAS)
  • Transmission Equipment and Networks

  • BS EN 50136-2:2013 Alarm systems. Alarm transmission systems and equipment. Requirements for Supervised Premises Transceiver (SPT)
  • BS EN 50136-3:2013 Alarm systems. Alarm transmission systems and equipment. Requirements for Receiving Centre Transceiver (RCT)
  • PD CLC/TS 50136-9:2013 Alarm systems. Alarm transmission systems and equipment. Requirements for common protocol for alarm transmission using the internet protocol
  • Security System Components

  • BS 4737-3.30:2015 Intruder alarm systems in buildings. Specifications for components. Specification for insulated and sheathed cables for interconnecting wiring
  • BS EN 50131-5-3:2017 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Requirements for interconnections equipment using radio frequency techniques
  • PD CLC/TS 50131-2-9:2016 Alarm systems. Intrusion and hold-up systems. Intrusion detectors. Active infrared beam detectors
  • Security Management Systems

  • BS 8549:2016 Security consultancy. Code of practice
  • NSI Code of Practice

  • BS 7858:2012 Security Screening (NSI Gold Certification requirement)
  • BS EN 62676-4 :2015 - Standards for CCTV
  • EN60839 - Alarm and electronic security systems
  • NCP 109 2012 (Alarm systems. Access control systems for use in security applications)
  • NACP 11 1990- NSI Code of Practice for Intruder Alarms
  • NCP 104 (Issue 2) 2010 NSI Code of Practice for CCTV Systems
  • Product Standards

  • BS EN 54-1:2011 - Introduction
  • BS EN 54-2:1997+A1:2006 - Control and Indicating Equipment
  • BS EN 54-3:2014 - Fire alarm devices: sounders
  • BS EN 54-4:1998 - Power supply equipment
  • BS EN 54-5:2017 - Heat detectors: Point detectors
  • BS EN 54-7:2001 - Smoke detectors: point detectors using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization
  • BS EN 54-10:2002 - Flame detectors: point detectors
  • BS EN 54-11:2001 - Manual call points
  • BS EN 54-12:2015 - Smoke detectors: line detectors using an optical light beam
  • BS EN 54-13:2017 - Compatibility assessment of system components
  • BS EN 54-16:2008 - Voice alarm control and indicating equipment
  • BS EN 54-17:2005 - Short-circuit isolators
  • BS EN 54-18:2005 - Input/output devices
  • BS EN 54-20:2006 - Aspirating smoke detectors
  • BS EN 54-21:2006 - Alarm transmission and fault warning routing equipment
  • BS EN 54-22:2015 - Resettable line-type heat detectors
  • BS EN 54-23:2010 - Fire alarm devices. Visual alarm devices
  • BS EN 54-24:2008 - Components of voice alarm systems: Loudspeakers
  • BS EN 54-25:2008 - Components using radio links
  • BS EN 54-26:2015 - Point fire detectors using carbon monoxide sensors 
  • BS EN 54-28:2016 - Non-Resettable line-type heat detectors
  • BS EN 54-29:2015 - Multi-sensor fire detectors – Point detectors using a combination of smoke and heat sensors
  • BS EN 54-30:2015 - Multi-sensor fire detectors – Point detectors using a combination of carbon monoxide and optionally heat detectors
  • BS EN 54-31:2014 + A1:2016- Multi-sensor fire detectors – Point detectors using a combination of smoke, carbon monoxide and optionally heat sensors
  • Other Popular standards

  • BS5499-10:2014 Guidance for the selection of safety signs and fire safety notices
  • BS 7273 (all parts), Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures
  • BS 7273-1 - Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures – Part 1: Electrical actuation of gaseous total flooding extinguishing systems
  • BS 7273-4 - Code of practice for the operation of fire protection measures – Part 4: Actuation of release mechanisms for doors
  • BS 7629-1:2015- Electric cables – Specification for 300/500 V fire resistant screened, fixed installation cables having low emission of smoke and corrosive gases when affected by fire – Part 1: Multicore cables
  • BS 7671-(17th Edition) Requirements for electrical installations
  • BS 8591:2014 - Remote centres receiving signals from alarm systems
  • BS 9999:2017 - Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings
  • BS EN 16763:2017 Services for fire safety systems and security systems
  • BS EN 60079-14 :2014- Explosive atmospheres – Part 14: Electrical installations design, selection and erection
  • CoP-0001-1-0 - FIA Guidance for EN54-23
  • HTM 05-03 - Health Technical Memorandum 05-03: Operational provisions, Part B, Fire detection and alarm systems. Department of Health. 2006. London: The Stationery Office.
  • HTM_05-03_Part_H_Final - Fire code – fire safety in the NHS Health Technical Memorandum 05-03: Operational provisions
  • PAS 79:2012 - Fire risk assessment. Guidance and a recommended methodology
  • PD6669-2017 - Provision for Alarm transmission systems
  • RRO2005 Fire Detection body - Regularly reform Order
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