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Standards and Codes

TABLE 1.2A : CODES & STANDARDS
Name Description Remarks
SINGAPORE STANDARDS
SS CP 5 CoP for Wiring of Electrical Equipment of Buildings  
SS CP 10 CoP for Installation and Servicing of Electrical Fire Alarm System  

SS CP 52

CoP for Automatic Fire Sprinkler System

 

SS 99

Specifications for Welded Low Carbon Steel Cylinders for Storage and Transportation of Low-Pressure Liquefiable Gases  

SS 232 Pt 1 to 6

Portable Fire Extinguishers Replaced by SS EN 3 - 7 to 10

SS 233

Specifications for Flexible Rubber Tubing, Rubber Hose and Rubber Hose Assemblies for Use in LPG Vapour Phase Installations  

SS 254

Electrical Apparatus for Explosive Gas Atmospheres Replaced by IEC 60079

SS 263 Pt 2

Luminaires -

Particular Requirements for Luminaires for Emergency Lighting

Replaced by SS IEC 60598-2-22

SS 281

Specifications for Pressure Regulators for LPG  

SS 286

Caution Labelling for Hazardous Substances Replaced by SS 586

SS 294

Specifications for Valves for Use with Domestic and Industrial LPG Cylinders  

SS 299

Fire Resistant Cables  

SS 332

Specification for Fire Door  

SS 333

Specification for Fire Dampers  

SS 489

Specification for Fire Shutters  

SS 508

Graphical Symbols - Safety Colours & Safety Signs Formerly SS 217 & SS
Pt 1 Design Principles for Safety Signs & Safety Markings  
Pt 2 Design Principles for Product Safety Labels  

SS 532

CoP for the Storage of Flammable Liquids

Formerly CP 40

 

SS 535

CoP for Installation, Operation, Maintenance, Performance astructional Requirements of Mains Failure Standby Generating Systems Formerly CP 31

SS 546

CoP for Emergency Voice Communication Systems in Buildings Formerly CP 25

SS 550

CoP for Installation, Operation and Maintenance of El Passenger and Goods Lifts Formerly CP 2

SS 551

CoP for Earthing

Formerly CP 16

 

SS 563

CoP for the Design, Installation & Maintenance of Em Lighting and Power Supply Systems in Building Formerly CP 19

Pt. 1

Emergency lighting

 

Pt. 2

Installation Requirements and Maintenance Procedures

 

SS 572

CoP for the Use of Timber in Buildings

Formerly CP 1

SS 575

CoP for Fire Hydrant, Rising Mains and Hose Reel Sypan>

Formerly CP 29

SS 578

CoP for Use and Maintenance of Portable Fire Exhers

Formerly CP 55

SS 586

Specification for Hazard Communication for Hazardous Chemicals and Dangerous Goods Replaces SS 286

SS 608

CoP for Gas Installation Formerly CP 51

SS EN 3-7

Portable Fire Extinguishers -

Part 7 : Characteristics, performance requirements and test methods

Replaces SS 232 Pt. 1 to 6

SS EN 3-8

Portable Fire Extinguishers -

Part 8 : Additional requirements to SS EN 3-7 for the construction, resistance to pressure and mechanical tests for extinguishers with a maximum allowable pressure equal to or lower than 30 bar

Replaces SS 232 Pt. 1 to 6

SS EN 3-9

Portable Fire Extinguishers -

Part 9 : Additional requirements to SS EN 3-7 for pressure resistance if CO extinguishers

SS EN 3-10

Portable Fire Extinguishers -

Part 10 : Provisions for evaluating the conformity of a portable fire extinguisher to SS EN 3-7

AMERICAN STANDARDS

ASTM D635

Standard Test Method for Rate of Burning and/or Extent &Time of Burning of Plastics in a Horizontal Position  

ASTM E108

Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Roof Coverings  
ASTM E119 Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction & Materials  
NFPA 16 Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems

Formerly NFPA 16A

NFPA 30

Flammable & Combustible Liquids Code

 
NFPA 33 Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials  
NFPA 45 Standard on Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals  
NFPA 54 National Fuel Gas Code  
NFPA 55 Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids Code  
NFPA 58 Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code  
NFPA 251 Standard Methods of Tests of Fire Resistance of Building Construction & Materials 
NFPA 262 Standard Methods of Tests for Flame Travel and Smoke of Wires and Cables for Use in Air-Handling Spaces  
NFPA 400 Hazardous Materials Code  
NFPA 430 Code for the Storage of Liquids & Solid Oxidizers

Replaced by NFPA 400

NFPA 432 Code for the Storage of Organic Peroxide Formulations
NFPA 495 Explosive Materials Code  
NFPA 502 Standard for Road Tunnels, Bridges and other Limited Access Highways  
NFPA 750 Standard on Water Mist Fire Protection Systems  

UL 132

Standard for Safety Relief Valves for Anhydrous Ammonia and LP-Gas

 

UL 144

Standard for LP-Gas Regulators  
UL 300 Standard for Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Commercial Cooking Equipment  
AUSTRALIAN STANDARDS
AS 1530 Methods for Fire Tests on Building Materials, Components & Structures 

Pt 4

Fire-resistance Test of Elements of Construction

 
AS 2208 Safety Glazing Materials in Buildings  
AS 2714 The Storage & Handling of Organic Peroxides  
AS 2941

Fixed Fire Protection Installations - Pumpset Systems

 
AS 4391

Smoke Management Systems - Hot Smoke Test

 
AS 4326 The Storage & Handling of Oxidizng Agents  
AS 4587

Water Mist Fire Protection Systems - System Design, Installation and Commissioning

 
BRITISH STANDARDS
BR 186 Design Principles for Smoke Ventilation in Enclosed Shopping Centres Published by Fire Research Station, Building Research Establishment, Borehamwood, Herts WD62BL
BR 258 Design Approaches for Smoke Control in Atrium Buildings
BR 368 Design Methodologies for Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilation Published by Con- struction Research Communications Ltd by permission of Building Re- search Establish- ment Ltd
BS 476 Fire Tests on Building Materials and Structures  
Pt 4

 

Non-Combustibility Test for Materials  
Pt 5 Method of Test for Ignitability  
Pt 6 Method of Test for Fire Propagation for Products  
Pt 7 Method of Test to Determine the Classification of the Surface Spread of Flame of Products  
Pt 11 Method for Assessing the Heat Emission from Building Materials  
Pt 20 Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Elements of Construction (General Principles)  
Pt 21 Methods for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Load- Bearing Elements of Construction  
Pt 22 Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Non-Load- Bearing Elements of Construction  
Pt 23 Methods for Determination of the Contribution of Components to the Fire Resistance of a Structure  
Pt 24 Method for Determination of the Fire Resistance of Ventilation Ducts  
BS 1230 Pt 1 Specification for Plasterboard Excluding Materials Submitted to Secondary Operations Replaced by BS EN 520
BS 2594 Specification for Carbon Steel Welded Horizontal Cylindrical Storage Tanks Withdrawn
BS 3016 Specifications for Pressure Regulators for LPG Withdrawn
BS 4514 Specification for Unplasticized PVC Soil and Ventilating Pipes of 82.4mm Minimum Mean Outside Diameter, and Fittings and Accessories of 82.4mm and of Other Sizes  
BS 5041 Fire Hydrant Systems Equipment  
Pt 1 Specification for Landing Valves for Wet Risers  
Pt 3 Specification for Inlet Breechings for Dry Riser Inlets  
BS 5234 Partitions (including matching linings)  
Pt 2 Specification for Performance Requirements for Strength and Robustness including Methods of Test  
BS 5345 Selection, Installation and Maintenance of Electrical Apparatus for Use in Potentially Explosive Atmosphere (Other than Mining Applications or Explosive Processing and Manufacturing) Replaced by BS EN 60079-14
Pt 1 General Recommendations
Pt 3 Installation and Maintenance Requirements for Electrical Apparatus with Type of Protection ‘d’. Flameproof Enclosure
BS 5499 Fire Safety Signs, Notices and Graphic Symbols  
Pt 2 Specification for Self-Luminous Fire Safety Signs Withdrawn
BS 5588 Fire Precautions in the Design, Construction and Use of Buildings 
Pt 5 CoP for Firefighting Stairways and Lifts Withdrawn
BS 5852 Methods of Test for Assessment of the Ignitability of Upholstered Seating by Smouldering and Flaming Ignition Source  
BS 6206 Specification for Impact Performance Requirements for Flat Safety Glass and Safety Plastics for Use in Buildings  
BS 6391 Specification for Non-Percolating Layflat Delivery Hoses and Hose Assemblies for Fire Fighting Purposes  
BS 7346 Components for Smoke and Heat Control Systems  
Pt 2 Specification for Powered Smoke and Heat Exhaust Ventilators Withdrawn
Pt 3 Specification for Smoke Curtains Withdrawn
BS 7346 Components for Smoke and Heat Control Systems  
Pt 7 CoP on Functional Recommendations and Calculation Methods for Smoke and Heat Control Systems for Covered Car Parks  
BS 8202 Coatings for Fire Protection of Building Elements  
Pt 2 CoP for the Use of Intumescent Coating Systems to Metallic Substrates for Providing Fire Resistance  
BS EN 54 Fire Detection and Alarm Systems  
Pt 2 Control and Indicating Equipment  
Pt 4 Power Supply Equipment  
BS EN 520 Gypsum Plasterboards. Definitions, Requirements and Test MethodsReplaces BS 1230 Pt 1
BS EN 12101-1 Smoke & Heat Control Systems – Specification for Smoke Barriers

Replaces BS 7346 Pt 3

BS EN 12101-3Smoke & Heat Control Systems – Specification for Powered Smoke & Heat Control Ventilators (Fans)

Replaces BS 7346 Pt 2

BS EN 13501-1 Fire Test to Building Materials - Classification  
BS EN 50054

Electrical Apparatus for the Detection and Measurement of Combustible Gases. - General Requirements and Test Methods

 
BS EN 50057

Electrical Apparatus for the Detection and Measurement of Combustible Gases. - Performance Requirements for Group II Apparatus Indicating up to 100% Lower Explosive Limit

 
BS EN 50272-2

Safety Requirements for Secondary Batteries and Battery Installations. Stationary Batteries

Withdrawn

BS EN 50272-3

Safety Requirements for Secondary Batteries and Battery Installations. - Traction Batteries

Withdrawn

BS EN 60079-14 Explosive Atmosphere. Electrical Installations Design, Selection and Erection

Replaces BS 5345 Pt. 1 & 3

BS EN IEC 62485-2

Safety Requirements for Secondary Batteries and Battery Installations. - Stationary Batteries

Replaces BS EN 50272-2

BS EN IEC 62485-3

Safety Requirements for Secondary Batteries and Battery Installations. - Traction Batteries

Replaces BS EN 50272-3

EUROPEAN STANDARDS
EN 81 - 58

Safety Rules for the Construction and Installation of Lifts. Examination and Tests. Part 58 - Landing Doors Fire Resistance Test

 

EN 671 - 1

Fixed Firefighting Systems. Hose Systems. Hose Reels with Semi-Rigid Hose

 
EN 13823

Reaction to Fire Tests for Building Products - Building Products excluding Floorings exposed to the Thermal Attack by a Single Burning Item

 
EN ISO 1182

Reaction to Fire Tests for Products - Non-Combustibility Test

 
EN ISO 1716

Reaction to Fire Tests for Building Products - Determination of the Gross Heat of Combustion (Calorific Value)

 
EN ISO 11925 -2

Reaction to Fire Tests - Ignitability of Products subjected to Direct Impingement of Flame - Part 2 : Single Flame Source Test

 
IEC STANDARDS
IEC 60079 Explosive Atmospheres  
ISO STANDARDS
ISO 834Fire resistance Tests - Elements of Building Construction 
ISO 1896 Thermal Insulating Asbestos Boards  
ISO 5149

Refrigerating Systems and Heat Pumps - Safety and Environment Requirements

 

Last updated: 20 February 2019