Below is a summary of good practice and the key points of the parts of
British Standard BS 5266-8:2004, dual numbered as BS EN 50172:2004. Readers
are referred to the British Standard itself for full details and reminded that
this is a summary only.
In the words of BSI, BS 5266-8:2004 (BS EN 50172:2004) “specifies
requirements whereas BS 5266-1 is a code of
practice giving recommendations”.
This document is broken down into the following sections:
Further Copy to Follow
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