BS 8584:2015


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BS 8584:2015


Vacant property protection services. Code of practice
standard by BSI Group, 10/31/2015

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BS 8584:2015 gives recommendations for the provision of security andmanagement services, the provision of manned services (static guarding, mobilepatrols, remote monitoring services), physical devices (barriers), electronicsystems (alarm and CCTV), and protection by occupation (5.3.2), for the securityof vacant properties.

NOTE The nature of this provision might vary considerably according to the typeand condition of property. Protection may be given by a combination of methods.It is applicable to providers of protection services for vacant properties. Suchproperties include and are not limited to:

  • public & government [e.g. police, National Health Service (NHS), militarybarracks, nursing homes];
  • commercial (warehousing, factories, retail);
  • residential (private & social);
  • construction sites;
  • open land (at risk from travellers);

This British Standard is also applicable to the following types of vacancy:

  • prior to first occupancy;
  • refurbishment or redevelopment;
  • following damage (e.g. fire, flood, or criminal activity);
  • temporary unoccupancy (e.g. up to 60 to 90 days);
  • long term unoccupancy;
  • derelict/awaiting demolition;
  • properties requiring additional security measures not those intended to beapplied on a permanent basis.

This standard does not give recommendations for the execution of maintenanceand the physical up-keep of properties.

Cross References:
BS 7499
BS 7858
BS 7984
BS EN 50130-5
BS 5426
BS EN 50131-1:2006+A1:2009
PAS 79
Health & Safety At Work Act 1974
Management of Health and Safety At Work Regulations
Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations
Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002
Limitation Act 1980
Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973
Limitation (Northern Ireland) Order 1989
Data Protection Act 1998
Private Security Industry Act 2001
Protection from Eviction Act 1977
Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005
HMO Fire Safety Risk Assessment ? Sleeping
Accommodation 2006

All current amendments available at time of purchase are included with the purchase of this document.

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