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Library: News: BS 5306:2012 Now Published


BS 5306 is the British Standard code of practice relating to the selection and positioning of portable fire extinguishers.

It’s been a long time coming (twelve years in fact!), but BSI have just published the new revision of this document: BS 5306-8:2012.

The absence of frequent revision and the relatively few (albeit significant) changes are perhaps the sign of a good, mature standard. Nonetheless, a revision has been overdue to address issues including:

Read more about the new BS 5306-8 here.

Outgoing Revision

BS 5306:2012 supersedes BS 5306:2000 which is withdrawn.

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