Laboratory Fit-Out and Refurbishment

Laboratory Regulations & Standards

This list is by no means exhaustive but is designed to give an indication of the main sources of information relating to standards and regulations applicable to laboratory installations

BS EN 14175 Fume Cupboards Parts 1-6 (supersedes BS 7258)

BS 3202 Laboratory furniture and fittings Parts 1 & 2

BS EN 14056 Laboratory furniture. Recommendations for design and installation (supersedes BS 3202 Parts 3 & 4)

BS 7989:2001 Specification for recirculatory filtration fume cupboards

BS EN ISO 14644 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments Parts 1 – 8

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 2002

The Management, Design and Operation of Microbiological Containment Laboratories, prepared by the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens

Building Bulletin 80: Science Accommodation in Secondary Schools

Building Bulletin 88: Fume Cupboards in Schools

Laboratory 21 School Science Laboratories Design for the 21st Century

Health Technical Memorandum 67 Laboratory fitting out system

HSG51 The Storage of Flammable Liquids in Containers

HSG258 Controllong airborne contaminants at work: A guide to local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

BS EN 14470-1 Fire Safety Storage Cabinets: safety storage cabinets for flammable liquids

BS EN 14470-2 Fire Safety Storage Cabinets: safety storage cabinets for pressurised gas cylinders

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 2002 (DSEAR)

HVCA DW/154 Specification for Plastics Ductwork (supersedes DW/151)

HVCA DW/144 Specification for Sheet Metal Ductwork

The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998

British Compressed Gases Association Code of Practice

BS 7671 IEE Wiring Regulations

Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015)