Fire safety is important to everyone. Are your fire extinguishers ready to be used in an emergency? What type of service do I need? What type of extinguisher do I have? Can I service my own extinguisher? Keep reading and then contact us today for your free assessment!
According to the National Fire Protection Association and OSHA, Fire extinguishers shall receive annual maintenance by a certified professional. This service helps ensure your extinguisher will perform when needed. Our annual service is designed to give you peace of mind, as well as a record to keep you and your facility safe.
For the most common type of extinguishers you see, the stored pressure, ABC, dry chemical type; require an internal examination once every 6 years. As we perform this essential testing, we will provide you with an extinguisher free of charge to make sure your facility is kept safe!
Various types of extinguishers require different testing. Hydrostatic testing ensures the the integrity of the container, and is required at 5 or 12 years depending on the type. As we perform this test on your extinguisher, we will provide you a similar extinguisher free of charge, keeping your facility as safe as possible.
- What type of extinguisher do I have?
Generally, this depends on the fire hazards present at your facility. To make sure the extinguisher is right, contact us today, for a free hazard evaluation.
- When does my fire extinguisher expire?
To be honest, it depends. Most fire extinguishers are solidly made and are designed to be ready to operate for years, even decades. With proper care and appropriate maintenance, a fire extinguisher can last a significant amount of time. Contact us to set up a free evaluation of your extinguishers and lets make sure your extinguishers are holding value, and keeping you safe!
- Do I need to train my staff on how to use a fire extinguisher?
Yes. if your facility provides extinguishers for employee use, your staff must be trained to use them. FIRST LLC regularly provides this training at our facility. We are also happy to bring this great training to your facility, to make sure your staff is kept safe.