Changes in the list of documents for voluntary application in the field of fire safety

On March 4, 2021, the Order of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology No. 234 "On changes to the list of standardization documents, as a result of which the application voluntarily ensures compliance in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Law of July 22, 2008 No. 123-FZ. Technical Regulations on fire safety requirements ” was published.

Standards and rules of conduct in case of fire

The list of these documents was approved on July 14, 2020 by order of the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart) No. 1190. It contains standards and rules of conduct, which have been grouped according to the type of product (fire-fighting equipment, fire-resistant materials, fabrics from which it is made, special protective clothing, electrical equipment, electrical products and others).

Update of clause 215

The newly adopted documents provide for clause 215 in the new edition. This particularly applies to the standard SP 10.13130.2009 "Fire protection systems. Internal fire-fighting water supply. Design standards and rules ", which was replaced by the updated set of standards of the same name, only with the update of the last component of the number - SP 10.13130.2020.

Fire protection systems

In addition, the list will be completed with 4 new items numbered 237 - 240. These items contain sets of rules applicable to fire protection systems, namely design rules and regulations for:

  • fire alarm and automation systems (SP 484.1311500.2020)
  • automatic fire extinguishing systems (SP 485.1311500.2020)
  • buildings, premises, structures and devices that are protected by fire alarm systems and automatic fire extinguishing installations (SP 486.1311500.2020)
  • high-rise buildings and complexes of multi-storey buildings (SP 477.1325800.2020)

Fire safety regulations

It is worth recalling that the national fire safety regulations have been in force since May 1, 2009. The document was last updated in December 2018. The requirements described in the regulation apply to the development of technical documentation of protected facilities, design, maintenance and repair of such facilities, as well as to the development and implementation of technical regulations with fire safety requirements.