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Key Measures To Take In The Inspection Of Fire Extinguishers

Apr 23rd 2015 at 12:39 AM

Installing a fire extinguisher in your home should be mandatory and getting it inspected regularly would be a good practice. No matter, how safe your house is, if you are not getting your fire extinguisher regularly checked, then installing them doesn't make any difference in enhancing your security. If they don't perform as expected at the time of emergency, then it would be a very problematic situation. A regular fire extinguisher inspection of the container installed at your home is mandatory to make yourself prepared for any unfortunate emergency situation.

The frequency with which you need a fire extinguisher depends on the environment you are living in. For your home, installation of fire extinguisher is important to deal with the occurrence of any adverse situation like a short circuit or a gas leak from the cylinders, then getting your fire extinguisher checked on a monthly basis, it would be a suitable practice or if you are working in a factory which deals with many inflammable components then performing the inspection of fire extinguishers daily would be preferred.

For getting your fire extinguisher properly checked there are certain aspects of extinguisher which are to be inspected to check its working ability and when called for use. The list below will provide you the information that what you need to look for:

The fire extinguisher should be in proper reach there should be no obstacle in between which would be blocking it.

The parts of the container should be in proper state, there should be no blockage in the nozzle so the tamper seal and the pin should be unbroken.

The pressure inside the container should be in appropriate level the needle should denote the exact level of pressure inside the container.

The container should be free from any rust and dents caused by environmental conditions.

Today, with the advancement in installing the safety precautions in homes and office space, the presence of fire sprinkler system has made all the difference. The fire sprinkler system is an active plug for detection of rise in temperature in the room and start sprinkling the water when the threshold or the maximum level of temperature is reached. It is an automatic temperature operated, fire extinguishing plugs which comes into play automatically in case of any fire or rise in temperature by any smoke blown by short circuit. It doesn't get active by any light of a candle or false smoke created. It plays a great role in fire extinguishing when no one is around at home.

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