Fire Extinguisher Maintenance and Inspection

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Inspect fire extinguishers at least once a month (more often in severe environments).

Fire extinguisher maintenance is important for everyone’s safety.

Introduction:

fire extinguisher is an active fire protection device used to extinguish or control small fires,Guest Posting often in emergency situations. It is not intended for use on an out-of-control fire, such as one which has reached the ceiling, endangers the user (i.e., no escape route, smoke, explosion hazard, etc.), or otherwise requires the expertise of a fire brigade. Typically, a fire extinguisher consists of a hand-held cylindrical pressure vessel containing an agent that can be discharged to extinguish a fire.

 

What Are the Different Types of Fire Extinguishers?

There are five main types of fire extinguishers:

  • Water fire extinguisher.
  • Powder fire extinguisher.
  • Foam fire extinguisher.
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher.
  • Wet chemical fire extinguisher.
Fire extinguisher servicing

Fire extinguisher need to work straight away when needed, so it is vital they are regularly checked and serviced. Fire extinguishers are pressurised vessels that can burst when corroded or damaged and have been known to cause serious injury and even death.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER MAINTENANCE / REFILLING

 

Inspect fire extinguishers at least once a month (more often in severe environments).
Fire extinguisher maintenance is important for everyone’s safety.

You must ensure that:

  • 1)The extinguisher is not blocked by equipment, coats or other objects that could interfere with access in an emergency.
  • 2)The pressure is at the recommended level. On extinguishers equipped with a gauge (such as that shown on the right), the needle should be in the green zone – not too high and not too low.
  • 3)The nozzle or other parts are not hindered in any way.
  • 4)The pin and tamper seal (if it has one) are intact.
  • 5)There are no dents, leaks, rust, chemical deposits and/or other signs of abuse/wear. Wipe off any corrosive chemicals, oil, gunk etc. that may have deposited on the extinguisher.

 

What fire extinguisher is used for what?

The first question comes in mind that what fire extinguisher is used for? So now we will elaborate in detail what is the use of a fire extinguisher. It is important to know the locations and the types of extinguishers in your workplace prior to actually using one.

Fire extinguishers should ideally only be used by someone who has been trained to do so – and the following text does not count as training. Moreover, a fire extinguisher should only be activated once the fire alarm has been triggered and you have identified a safe evacuation route. Evacuate the building immediately if you still feel unsure about using a fire extinguisher or if doing so is clearly the safest option.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER PRICE IN PAKISTAN

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It is a pretty easy way to get a Quotation for requiring a fire extinguisher. Our affordable range of fire extinguishers will never let you compromise the fire safety needs of your commercial facility in Pakistan.

Do you need solutions to promptly extinguish the spreading fire before any severe damage occurs in your workplace? Flashing Led lights, fire alarms, and proper signaling can use as the first measures.

We have different kinds of fire extinguishers and fire protection equipment to help you tackle fire emergencies and pass regulatory fire inspections at very cheap price. Be sure to order and use our fire safety products that use either chemical, inert gases, foam or water-based extinguishing agents to suppress fire more effectively. Click here to get Quotation for requiring a fire extinguisher or visit the link below.

 

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KHADIM HUSSAIN
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Our Company is one of the well-known fire fighting equipment company
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