Below is a summary of good practice and the key points of the parts of
British Standard BS 5266-1:2011. Readers
are referred to the British Standard itself for full details and reminded that
this is a summary only.
In the words of BSI, this standard “is a code of practice giving
recommendations” whereas BS 5266-8:2004 (BS EN
50172:2004) “specifies requirements”.
This document is broken down into the following sections:
Further Copy to Follow
BS 5266-1:2011, which supersedes BS 5266-1:2005 and BS 5266-10:2008,
which are withdrawn.
The British Standards are covered by copyright and are not available freely. However, these can be purchased at British Standard Online or alternatively, some libraries may carry copies of the more common standards.