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Fire Extinguisher Certification, Design, Installation, Testing, Inspection, & Maintenance Services

Fire extinguishers are the most portable and diverse fire safety products that every building or property must be equipped with. It comes with many types available to combat all classes of fire.

 

Safety and Fire Experts performs fire extinguisher certification, design, installation, testing and maintenance to ensure your building compliance.

Why Maintain and Inspect Fire Extinguishers? 

For compliance

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Queensland Development Code (QDC) MP 6.1 outlines clear standards for maintaining fire safety installations, including fire extinguishers. The Building Fire Safety Regulation 2008 sets out the penalties for non-compliance with the code – up to 30 penalty units.

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For safety

Knowing that you have a working fire suppression system gives you the assurance that you’ll be able to deal with fire emergencies when they occur. It also gives your tenants or occupants the peace of mind knowing that they are protected.

How often should fire extinguisher maintenance be done?

According to the AS1851, fire extinguisher test, maintenance, and refill services should be done: 

 

  • All portable and wheeled fire extinguishers should be tested every 6 months

  • Pressure testing and refills should be done at least once every 5 years unless they are Foam filled types, which require the foam to be replaced annually.

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How is Fire Extinguisher Testing carried out? 

During inspections, our team will check for physical damages to the fire extinguishers, including cracks or corrosion.

 

After the physical inspection, we also carry out the relevant inspection prompts in accordance with Australian Standard (AS1851). Below are an overview of some  items our team check during the routine maintenance:

  • Location and accessibility

  • Anti-tamper mechanism

  • Service tag

  • External damage to the cylinder

  • External corrosion 

  • Outlet hose assembly

  • Pressure indicator

  • Weight of the content

  • Required signage

  • Support bracket

  • Discharge nozzle 

  • Fit for purpose and adequate coverage survey

Safety and Fire Experts carry out inspections and maintenance while keeping state and national regulations in mind.

 

Once the testing has been carried out, a service tag and certification will be provided as proof of compliance. 

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Why Work With Us?

Safety And Fire Experts provides first-rate fire protection services across South East Queensland.

 

We provide:

  • Unparalleled expertise and dedication

  • 24/7 Emergency On-Call Services

  • Friendly fire experts

  • Quality, honest, and transparent fire services

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