ISCVE Standards Update - July 2022 600x300 Image 2022


The following BSi standards are currently being reviewed:

BSi StandardYearTitleStageStartEnd
BS 5446-4-Fire detection and fire alarm devices for dwellings. Part 4 : Multi-sensor smoke detectorsApproval-Publication was due 29/12/2020
BS 5839-8-Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems.Comment resolutionApr-22TBC
BS EN IEC 62040-1 Amd.2-BS EN 62040-1 Amd.2 Ed.2.0 - Uninterrruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 1: Safety requirementsPublic Comment15/09/202106/10/2021
BS EN 62040-1:2017/AMD1:2021-Amendment 1 - Uninterrruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 1: Safety requirementsApproval04/06/2021
BS EN 62040-5-1 ed 1.0-Uninterrruptible power systems (UPS) - Part 5-1: DC output UPS - safety requirementsPublic comment18/05/202119/07/2021
BS 7671 :2018 AMD 2-Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring RegulationsApproval-Publication due 15/08/2022
BS 7671 - HD 60364-7-708 -Low-Voltage electrical installations. Part 7-708: Requirements for special installations or locations - Caravan parks, camping parks and similar locations (will be incorporated into a future edition of BS 7671)Approval-Publication was due 29/01/2020
BS 7909-Temporary electrical systems for entertainment and related purposes - Code of practicePublic comment22/02/202222/04/2022
BS 9991-Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practiceComment resolution21/07/2022-
BS EN ISO/IEC 27001-BS EN ISO/IEC 27001 Information security, cybersecurity and privacy protection - Information security management systems - RequirementsComment resolution09/09/2022-
ISO 3744-Acoustics – Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure – Engineering methods for an essentially free field over a reflecting planeDrafting20/05/202222/08/2022
BS IEC 60268-24 Ed.1.0-Sound system equipment - Part 24: Headphones and earphones - active acoustic noise cancelling characteristicsPublic comment23/06/202219/07/2022
BS EN IEC 63296-2 BS EN 63296-2 Ed. 1.0-Portable multimedia equipment - Determination of battery duration - Part 2: Headphones and earphones with active noise cancelling functionsPublic comment24/06/202220/07/2022

The above information is based on data given on the BSI standards development portal on 05/07/2022. Only standards identified as being of interest to the ISCVE members are shown.

Note there are 6 stages of a BSi standard publication as follows: Proposal, Draft, Public comments, Comment resolution, Approval and Publication. The public can comment during Proposal and Public comment stages only.

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Tony Stacey FInstSCVE

Chair, Standards Committee