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British Automatic
Fire Sprinkler
Association Ltd

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General - BAFSA Publications

Sprinklers for Safety

Sprinklers for Safety: Uses and Benefits of Incorporating Sprinklers in Buildings and Structures ISBN 0-9552628 was published on 1 February 2006. This document, written by Arup Fire provides evidence to aid those professionals making decisions about the incorporation of sprinklers in different building types/designs. In particular, the document reviews the application of sprinklers in the context of the Building Regulations and proposes examples of the use of sprinklers as a means of alternative compliance ('trade-offs') with Approved Document B (2006) which lists this book as a reference source. An electronic version of the publication can be downloaded via the link below. Paper copies can be ordered from BAFSA ( with single copies priced at £25 including UK post and packing. Copies are free to BAFSA members.

Worcestershire County Council Sprinkler Report

This is a very useful piece of work by Worcesteshire which looks at the whole subject of the costs and benefits of sprinklers in local authority buildings, particularly schools. We are grateful to the County Council for their permission to make the document available.

BASA Publications

Free single copies of all the BASA Information Files will be provided on request to members and fire brigade officers. Others may request copies which will be provided where the intended use falls within BASA's aims and objectives. Multiple copies for use at conferences and seminars will also be provided free of charge to members and fire brigades subject to availability. For supply, contact:

Sprinklers - The Facts

Sprinkler Systems - The Facts