Search our full list of BSI Standards and BSI British Standards Publications

Advanced Search

Search Tip: When searching please remember that some BS Standards could have the prefix "BS EN" or "BS EN ISO" for example "bs en iso 9001".

BS 5395-3:1985 (replaced by BS 4592-0:2006+A1:2012, BS EN ISO 14122-1:2001+A1:)

[Back to search results]

Stairs, ladders and walkways. Code of practice for the design of industrial type stairs, permanent ladders and walkways

Categories:
     Ceilings. Floors. Stairs

BS 5395-3:1985
Please ask a question about this Standard    Delivery    Request a Callback   Buy with Confidence

 

Covers factors affecting choice of means of access or escape, structural materials, dimensions, safety equipment, platform and walkway floor loads. Refers to BS 5395 Parts 1 and 2 for general design of stairs and to BS 6180 for general design of protective barriers.

BSi code: BS 5395-3:1985
ISBN number: 0 580 14706 1
Product code: 30092165
Publication Date: 29th Nov 1985

Stairs, ladders and walkways - Part 3: Code of practice for the design of industrial type stairs, permanent ladders, and walkways.
Executive summary:
Recommendations for the design of industrial type stairs, walkways, platforms, fixed ladders, and companion way ladders.

Abstract.
This British Standard, a part of the BS 5395 series, gives recommendations for the design of industrial type stairs, walkways, platforms, fixed ladders and companion way ladders not covered by the EN ISO 14122 series. It covers all of the factors to be considered by the designer when assessing the type of access, or means of escape to be provided. Recommendations for clear width, pitch, rise, accuracy, exposure, treads, strings, landings and handrails are also given.

History and related standard:
This British Standard includes the following cross references:

BS 449, BS 1186, BS 1186-1, BS 1186-2, BS 1449, BS 1449-1, BS 1449-2,

BS 1452, BS 2870, BS 2872, BS 2874, BS 4360, BS 4592, BS 5268, BS 5268-2,

BS 5395, BS 5395-1, BS 5395-2, BS 5493, BS 5588, BS 5588-1, BS 5588-2,

BS 5588-3, BS 5578, BS 5578-1, BS 5606, BS 5810, BS 6100, BS 6100-1, BS 6150, BS 6180, BS 8110, BS EN ISO 14122, BS EN ISO 14122-1, BS EN ISO 14122-2,

BS EN ISO 14122-3, BS EN ISO 14122-4, CP 114, CP 116, CP 118, DD 24.


Subjects Related to BS 5395-3:1985: Stairs - Ladders - Gangways (buildings) - Industrial - Design - Protective barriers - Dimensions - Safety devices - Circulation spaces - Platforms