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Standards Update: November 2021

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 5839-92013Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Part 9: Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems.DraftMay-2111/01/2022
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 requirementsComment resolution20/01/2022-
BS 7671 - IEC 60364-7-710 Ed.2.0-Low voltage electrical installations - Part 7-710: Requirements for special installations or locations - Medical locations. Will be incorporated into future edition of BS7671Approval19/10/2021-
BS 7671 :2018 AMD 2-Requirements for Electrical Installations. IET Wiring RegulationsComment resolution09/11/2021-
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 practiceProposal--
BS 9991-Fire safety in the design, management and use of residential buildings. Code of practiceComment resolution14/03/2022-
ISO 3744-Acoustics – Determination of sound power levels of noise sources using sound pressure – Engineering methods for an essentially free field over a reflecting paneProposal-Draft start 22/04/2022

The following BSi standards have been published:

BSi StandardYearTitlePublished
BS 5839-92021Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of emergency voice communication systems26/08/2021
BS EN IEC 62040-32021Uninterruptible power systems (UPS). Method of specifying the performance and test requirements26/07/2021

The above information is based on data given on the BSI standards development portal on 21/10/2021. 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.

For further information visit:

standardsdevelopment.bsigroup.com

 

Tony Stacey FInstSCVE

Chair, Standards Committee