Fire Precautions in the Design, Construction and Use of Buildings. Guide to Fire Safety Codes of Practice for Particular Premises / Applications
This part of BS 8899 gives recommendations for the management of fire safety over the lifetime of a building, including guidance for designers to ensure that the overall design of a building assists and enhances the management of fire safety. It also provide guidance on fire equipment and fire safety manuals.
It also provides generic guidance on the provision of fire precautions and facilities within a building. It addresses the issues that need to be considered during the design process as well as those that will apply whilst the building is in use or which need to be taken into account when alterations to the building or the use of it are being considered.
It is intended for use mainly by building designers and fire safety managers or their delegates representatives. It is also intended for use by building owners, who are likely to assume the role of fire safety manager in smaller premises.