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Maintenance of Fire Extinguishers

Monthly Fire Extinguisher Checks

  • Nothing blocking access to extinguishers
  • Pressure gauge shows fully charged
  • Hose / Nozzle is free of cracks, tears or obstructions
  • Pin and tamper seal are intact
  • Handle / lever is undamaged
  • No dents, leaks, rust, chemical deposits and/or other signs of abuse or wear
  • Dry powder chemical is moving freely inside cylinder
  • Inspection tag is attached and updated

 

Annual Inspection

Portable fire extinguishers must be inspected and tagged on an annual basis.

Dry chemical fire extinguishers require a full internal inspection of the unit every 5 years or when they fail the annual inspection. This procedure includes removing and replacing the fire extinguishing agent. These units must be hydrostatically-tested every 5 years.

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) fire extinguishers do not require 5 year maintenance but must be hydrostatically-tested every 10 years.

Please contact us at +65 8500 9210 for inspection and servicing of fire extinguishers.