Guidance Note 4: Protection Against Fire
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2015
Paper: 978-1-84919-875-2
Library of Congress Classification TH9537.P76 2015
Dewey Decimal Classification 621.31924


Protection against fire is a key element of Amendment 3 to the 17th Edition. Vital changes will potentially vastly improve the safety of contractors, consumers and the fire services. Guidance Note 4: Protection Against Fire provides clear guidance on how to apply the updated aspects of BS 7671.

Changes include information on:

  • Wiring in escape routes
  • Consumer units (to come into effect January 2016)
  • Heating equipment
  • These changes affect all those working on installations. Ensure the safety of yourself and others by following the new guidance.

Amendment 3 published on 5 January 2015 and comes into effect on 1 July 2015. All new installations from this point must comply with Amendment 3 to BS 7671:2008.

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