Guidance on fire, combustible gas and toxic gas detection system development

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  • Published: August 2020
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787252097
  • Edition: 1st
  • Status: Current

The purpose of Guidance on fire, combustible gas and toxic gas detection system development is intended to provide guidance on the development and maintenance of an effective and fit-for-purpose fire and gas detection system. The guidance is aimed to provide a consistent approach, applicable for both onshore and offshore environments.

It is intended to be used by:

− Operators of sites handling fluids with potential for significant fire, combustible gas or toxic gas risks.
− Health and safety practitioners involved in the hazard analysis of facilities and the subsequent designation of fire and gas detection requirements.
− Engineering designers involved in the development of fire and gas detection philosophies and subsequent performance assessment.
− Regulators.
− Manufacturers of fire and gas detection systems.
− Other stakeholders involved in detector R&D, applications and management.

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