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  • Monthly Inspection Checklist for Fire Extinguishers

  • Abid Khan

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    December 28, 2020 at 8:31 pm

    Fire extinguishers play a vital role in firefighting in the event of a fire incident, so it is necessary to make sure that fire extinguishers operate correctly.

    All fire extinguishers should be properly inspected, tested, and maintained regularly. It is recommended to conduct a monthly safety inspection for all fire extinguishers.

    How to conduct fire extinguisher inspection

    The visual inspection should be conducted to verify the following.

    • Fire Extinguisher is placed at a specified location and is visible and unobstructed.
    • The lock pin is secure, and the seal is not broken.
    • There is not any physical damage to the extinguisher.
    • The pressure gauge is on green color or operable range.
    • The extinguisher is not empty by lifting it.
    • The last filling date is not expired.

    You can then use the following monthly inspection checklist to keep the record of satisfied and unsatisfied fire extinguishers.

    The monthly inspection checklist for fire extinguisher includes the location/area (where it is placed), quantity and type, status, Filling date and next filling date.

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