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Reference EN 50518-1:2010
Title Monitoring and alarm receiving centre - Part 1: Location and construction requirements
Project Number 20729
Abstract/Scope This Part 1 of EN 50518 specifies the minimum requirements for the design, construction, and functioning equipment for premises where the monitoring, receiving and processing of (alarm) signals generated by alarm systems takes place as an integrated part of the total safety and security process. The requirements apply for applications in a remote configuration where multiple systems report to a single or multiple Alarm Receiving Centre(s) (ARC) as well as to a single site facility aimed for the monitoring and processing of alarms generated by one or more alarm systems installed within the perimeter of that particular site.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2010-04-16
Current Stage code deadline 2011-04-01
Deadline date for vote 2009-12-31


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IEC Technical Body  
Reference Document  
ICS 13.320 - Alarm and warning systems
Keywords Alarm; Receiving centre; Monitoring
Note Superseded by EN 50518-1:2013
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 2010-04-16 2011-04-01 export to doc file  EN  FR  DE
5099 2010-04-01 2010-08-01  
5061 2010-02-22 2010-04-01  
5060 2009-10-14 2009-11-14 export to doc file  EN
5020 2009-08-07 2009-10-09 export to doc file  EN
4099 2009-05-06 2009-08-07  
4060 2008-09-16 2009-06-12 export to doc file  EN
4020 2008-04-11 2008-09-12 export to doc file  EN
3099 2007-12-19 2008-05-01  
2020 2007-05-15 2007-10-31  
1099 2006-09-01 2007-03-01  
1000 2006-05-24 2006-08-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2010-04-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2010-04-16
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2010-10-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2011-04-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2013-04-01


Superseded by EN 50518-1:2013
Normative reference (6)  

(1) Date of ratification (dor) date when the Technical Board notes the approval of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), from which time the standard may be said to be approved

(2) Date of availability (dav) date when the definitive text in the official language versions of an approved CEN/CENELEC publication is distributed by the Central Secretariat

(3) Date of announcement (doa) latest date by which the existence of an EN (and HD for CENELEC), a TS or a CWA has to be announced at national level

(4) Date of publication (dop) latest date by which an EN has to be implemented at national level by publication of an identical national standard or by endorsement

(5) Date of withdrawal (dow) latest date by which national standards conflicting with an EN (and HD for CENELEC) have to be withdrawn

(6) This list of normative references is purely indicative. The only official list of normative reference is the list of the published standard.