National Canadian Fire Alarm Code and Standards


Status Update fo S500F Standards Work Program

Attached for your reference is a status update of the Standards under the purview of the ULC Committee on Fire
Alarm and Life Safety Equipment and Systems (ULC-S500F).  

Status Update as of August 15, 2019
 
Note in particular that revised editions of ULC-S536 and ULC-S537 will be published in 2020.

 


 

National Canadian Fire Alarm Code and Standards

  • National Building Code of Canada 2015 (NBC);
  • National Fire Code of Canada 2015 (NFC), and
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2015 (NPC).

Note:  These Model Codes become law only when enacted by Provincial Regulation.  These Regulations may or may
not include Amendments depending on the Province.  Model Codes are updated every 5 years and followed by review
and possible amendment by the Provinces.




The following is a list of pertinent Canadian Standards for Fire Alarm Systems and fire safety related equipment.

ULC STANDARDS

CAN/ULC-S524

Installation of Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S525

Audible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S526

Visible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S527

Control Units for Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S528

Manual Stations for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S529

Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S530

Heat Detectors

CAN/ULC-S531

Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S533

Egress Door Securing & Releasing Devices

CAN/ULC-S536

Inspection & Testing of Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S537

Verification of Fire Alarm Systems
STANDARDS BULLETIN 2006-03
INTERPRETATION: FIRE ALARM SYSTEM VERIFICATION — NUMBER OF
ORGANIZATIONS/COMPANIES (PARTIES) REQUIRED
CAN/ULC-S537-04

CAN/ULC-S540

Installation of Residential Fire Warning Systems

CAN/ULC-S541

Speakers for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S545

Residential Fire Warning System Control Units

CAN/ULC-S548

Devices & Accessories for Water Type Extinguishing Systems

CAN/ULC-S552

Inspection & Testing of Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S553

Installation of Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S559

Equipment for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems

CAN/ULC-S561

Installation and Services for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems

CAN/ULC-S573

Installation of Ancillary Devices

CAN/ULC-S571

Flame Detectors

CAN/ULC-S567

Door Closers and Electromagnetic Door Holders

CAN/ULC-S575

Commissioning of Life Safety & Fire Protection Systems

CAN/ULC-S572

Photo-luminescent and Self Luminous Exit Signs & Path Markers

CAN/ULC-S576

Mass Notification Systems