FIRE EXTINGUISHER SERVICING UK
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Annual fire servicing inspections are a legal requirement within most business premises under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and may also be required for your insurance.
A fire extinguisher service involves inspecting each fire extinguisher on site each year and called a Basic Fire Extinguisher Service. In addition, some fire extinguishers may also require Extended Servicing which is carried every 5 / 10 years depending on the fire extinguisher type. Recharging of fire extinguishers can be carried out if discharged along with Overhauling of Co2 fire extinguishers where relevant. In addition to the above maintenance, the service identifies damaged or non-compliant fire extinguishers in need of replacement.
Fire extinguisher inspection
These checks are required due to parts / seals deteriorating, valves sticking and fire extinguishers simply being damaged whilst part of a building’s fixtures and fittings.
Not only are the 12 monthly fire extinguisher servicing inspections required but you should also be carrying out weekly visual checks on the fire extinguishers and logging them.
Fire extinguisher servicing and care in accordance with the Code of Practice stipulated in British Standard 5306 part 3 should be integrated into your premises Fire Risk Assessment and is, in effect, a legal requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Call our office today to arrange your fire extinguisher servicing in London, UK, and other nearby areas 08453 888 999.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER SUPPLY & COMMISSION
S K Fire Protection fire extinguishers are of high quality (Not Budget), Kite marked, CE marked to current British standards and are also BAFE Approved. As standard fire extinguishers supplied during a service come with a 5 year warranty, fully commission serviced and labelled with a certificate lasting 12 months for fire inspection and insurance purposes.
There is a large misconception that a brand new fire extinguisher purchased can simply be installed into a business premises. Wrong, even brand new fire extinguishers MUST be commissioned serviced as described in British Standards 5306-3 Annex B,
taking into account the safety precautions given in Annex C.
Fire Extinguisher Chart
& Further information
Each fire extinguisher has a fire class which it covers, these can be found shown on the chart along with additional information on each fire extinguisher type.