Makes recommendations for the provision of fire detection and fire alarm systems in a wide variety of premises. Covers a range of systems from simple manual (one or two call points) to complex automatic networked systems (comprising detectors, call points, sounders, control panels and indicating panels), pointing out the benefits of each rather than making recommendation of which to be used in specific premises types.
Superseded by BS 5839-1:2013. Supersedes BS 5839-1:1988. Amendment A2 dated March 2008.
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