Review of the Latest News on British Standards

BS 9999 Code Of Practice For Fire Safety In The Design, Management And Use Of Buildings Issued

BS9999BS 9999 has now been fully revised to align with current industry practices, new technology and other parts of the fire safety standards series.

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BS 1363-2:2016 13A Socket Outlets Updated

bs1363 2BS 1363-2
13 A plugs, socket-outlets, adaptors and connection units. Specification for 13 A switched and unswitched socket-outlets

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BS EN 61914 Cable cleats for electrical installations Reissued

BSEN 61914BS EN 61914:2016

Cable cleats for electrical installations

Publication Date: 31 March 2016

Replaces: BS EN 61914:2009

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BS 7000-2 Guide To Managing The Design Of Manufactured Products Updated

BS 7000 Part 2 Guide to managing the design of manufactured products is an easy-to-read and easy-to implement guide to managing every stage of the design process.

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BS EN 61140 Protection Against Electric Shock Revised

BS EN 61140Protection against electric shock. Common aspects for installation and equipment

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A New British Standard on Emergency Lighting Has Been Issued

Emergency lightingBS 5266-1:2016 gives detailed guidance on the application and practice of emergency lighting. The standard’s recommendations have been drawn up to encourage uniformity of application, based on providing adequate safety to people in the event that normal lighting is interrupted.

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BS 7430 Code of practice for protective earthing of electrical installations updated

BS 7430 Amendment 1:2015
This standard is an amendment to BS 7430:2011 Code of practice for protective earthing of electrical installations. It provides recommendations and guidance on meeting the requirements for earthing land-based electrical installations in and around buildings in the UK.

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BS 5467:2016 Electric cables. Thermosetting insulated, armoured cables of rated voltages of 600/1 000 V and 1 900/3 300 V for fixed installations

The latest version of BS5467: 2016 is a full revision of the 2008 version of the standard and introduces a number of important changes.

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BS9991 - Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings

BS 9991 exists to help people put adequate fire safety measures in place in residential buildings. This includes fire detection and alarm systems and fixed fire-fighting systems.

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New Standard BS 8611:2016 Released - Guide to the ethical design and application of robots and robotic systems

BS8611 Guide to the ethical design and application of robots and robotic systems BSI, the business standards company has published BS 8611 Ethics design and application robots. Using digital information and automation technologies within the manufacturing sector is growing more prevalent with the aim of increasing productivity levels.

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