Indian Standards related to Fire Fighting equipments

Fire: IS on fire safety are many. They can be selected as per requirement from the BIS Handbook. A few standards are stated below.

Glossary of terms for FPE 7623, 8757, Fire appliances, first-aid section, installation and maintenance 2190, Fire bell 928, Fire brigade trailer pump 942, 943 & 944, Fire control equipment 10584, Fire detectors, heat sensitive 2175, Fire escape wheeled 931, Fire extinguisher, portable, CO2 type 2878, Dry powder type 2171, Mechanical foam type 10204, 933, 4989, 4562, Water type (gas cartridge) 940, Water type (stored pressure) 6234, Water type, bucket pump 6924, gas pressure 940, Soda acid type 934, Fire extinguisher system, CO2 fixed 6382, Fire fighting appliance, selection, operation and maintenance 5896, Extension ladder 930, Flame and heat resistant suit 7612 Water tender type A for fire brigade use 948, Gas cartridge for use 4974, Refills for portable fire extinguishers 5490 (Part 1 to 4), Twin CO2 fire extinguishers (trolley mounted) 8149, 150 litre fire engine, foam type 10474, Higher capacity dry power (trolley mounted) 10658, Portable-Halon 1211 type 11108. Fire tenders 946 to 951, 954 to 956, 2930, 6067, 10460, 10993.

Automatic fire detection and alarm 2189, Heat sensitive fire detection 2175, Hydrants in multi-story building 3844, Water supplies for fire fighting 9668, Automatic sprinkler heads 9972.

Hose, Coupling, Accessories – 636, 884, 901 to 910, 926 to 928, 5612, 5714, 6026, 8090, Hydrant-stand post type 908, Stand post water monitor 8442, Hydrant and hose reels 3844.

Fire Safety in building – 1641 to 1644, 1646, 1891, Ginning-pressing factories 2726, Welding & cutting 3016, Cotton textile mills 3079, Jute mills 3836, Storage & Warehouse 3594, fire resistance test 3808, 3809, tea factories 4886, fire retardant plywood 5509, saw mills and woodworks 6329, test  for ignition temperatures 7820, paint and varnish factories 9109, chemical industries 11457, flour mills 13045, cable runs 12459, life saving equipment symbols 10548, LPG storage installations 6044, graphic symbols 12307, safety signs 12349, gas testing flame safety lamps 7577.

Explosion: Some IS on explosion are Classification of hazardous areas 5572, Exploders 9826. Explosion hazards – protection against 8607, Explosive and accessories, blasting, test 6609, Explosive atmosphere – electrical equipment 8239 to 8241, 7693, 7724, 8945, Explosive industry 11783, Explosives or pyrotechnic – glossary 10081, Packages 10212, dextrin 12276, Potassium nitrate 301, Sodium nitrate 12681, Ammonium nitrate 4668, Barium nitrate 4396, Aluminium powder 438, Barium chromate 7886, Lead chromate 7602, Manganese dioxide 5713, Calcium carbonate 7633.

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