Building Regulations

BS 8313:1997-Code of practice for accommodation of building services in ducts


Recommendations for the design, construction, installation and maintenance of fixed ducts. Also covered are suspended flooring, ceiling voids and cavities.

Published Date: 1997-07-15

Pages: 56

ISBN No: 0 580 27363 6

Status: Current

Replaces: BS 8313:1989

Supersedes Draft(s): 96/103803 DC

Cross References: BS 476:Part 4, BS 476:Part 24, BS 1710, BS 2830, BS 4211, BS 4434, BS 5266:Part 1, BS 5306:Part 0, BS 5378:Part 1, BS 5422, BS 5482:Part 1, BS 5499:Part 1, BS 5499:Part 2, BS 5499:Part 3, BS 5839:Part 1, BS 5845, BS 5970, BS 6100, BS 6701, BS 6891, BS 7273:Part 2, BS 7671, BS EN 354, BS EN 358, BS EN 361, BS EN 365, BS 3974:Part 1, BS 3974:Part 2, BS 5345:Part 1, BS 5345:Part 2, BS 5429, BS 5493, BS 5572, BS 5925, BS 6213, BS 6700, BS 8210, BS 8233, BS EN 50014, CP 102, PD 6484, Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, Asbestos (Licensing) Regulations 1983, Asbestos (Prohibition) Regulations 1992, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987, Gas Safety Regulations 1972, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1994, Building Regulations 1991, Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994, Construction (General Provisions) Regulations 1961, Construction (Working Places) Regulations 1966, Control of Pollution Act 1974, Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations 1908 and 1944, Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations 1976, Fire Precautions Act 1971, Fire Precautions Regulations 1989, Fire Precautions (Non-Certificated Factory, Office, Shop and Railway Premises) Regulations 1989, Highly Flammable Liquids and Liquefied Petroleum Gases Regulations 1972, Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963, Petroleum (Consolidation) Act, 1928, Safety Signs Regulations 1980, Water Byelaws, Asbestos (Prohibition) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994, Building Regulations (Northern Ireland), Amendment 1995, Construction (General Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1963, Construction (Working Places) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1967, Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1988, Electricity at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1991, Electricity Supply (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1991, Electricity (Factories Act) Special Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1945, Factories Act (Northern Ireland) 1965, Gas Safety (Installation and use) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995, Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978, Highly Flammable Liquids and Liquefied Petroleum Gases Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1975, Offices and Shop Premises Act (Northern Ireland) 1966, Petroleum (Consolidation) Act (Northern Ireland), 1929, Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1978, Safety Signs (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1981, Water and Sewage Services (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1993

Source: British Standards Institute

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