Fire extinguisher inspection

Use digital checklists to perform fire extinguisher inspection and maintain vital safety standards.

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What is a checklist for fire extinguisher inspection?

A checklist for fire extinguisher maintenance supports safety inspectors and facility managers in carrying out the scheduled fire extinguisher inspection. During the fire extinguisher inspection, the condition of the fire extinguisher and its location is recorded. A sample fire extinguisher inspection record allows inspectors to proactively identify signs of problems.

In addition, employers are legally obliged to check fire extinguishers at regular intervals to ensure that they are working properly. This monthly fire department check should be taken very seriously, as incidents can quickly pose a serious danger to employees.

This article informs about the following topics:

1. Fire extinguisher maintenance: Checklist for inspection intervals

2. A mobile solution for fire extinguishers maintenance

Fire extinguisher maintenance: Checklist for inspection intervals

For the fire extinguisher maintenance there are legally defined periods of time which must be strictly observed. This test is regulated by the regulation: DIN 14406. If the fire extinguisher is used commercially, it must be tested for the first time after 2 years. Each fire extinguisher is also provided with a test badge, which describes when the next test is due. A checklist supports you in this process.

    Test after release

    If your fire extinguisher has been triggered before the specified test period, it must be serviced and refilled immediately. It is very important that the fire extinguisher is always ready for use.

    After 2 years - maintenance and function test

  • After 2 years, general maintenance of the fire extinguisher's functionality takes place. The gland and the extinguishing hose are also tested. All other technical aspects, such as control of pressure, seal, hoses etc. must also be checked.

  • After 10 years - strength test / pressure test

  • The strength test can be omitted if no defects were found during the internal function test.

  • After 20 - 25 years Professional disposal

  • Aged fire extinguishers pose a danger. It is important to replace fire extinguishers after some time before they become a danger. The containers of fire extinguishers are under high pressure. The destructive force of excessive pressure can cause damage and injury in the immediate vicinity of the extinguisher. Special care is required, especially with older fire extinguishers.

A mobile solution for the maintenance of fire extinguishers

Careful extinguisher maintenance is critical to maintaining safety in the workplace and compliance with regulations. Small mistakes can have serious consequences.With a digital application, safety officers and inspectors can help to ensure that all key points to be checked are investigated and that fire extinguisher maintenance is carried out regularly.

advantages of the digital application:

  • Reports are created automatically - this saves the complete postprocessing.

  • Save time by analyzing all data more easily and identifying areas that need your attention more quickly.

  • Continuous improvement of quality and safety: With the flexible checklist construction kit you can constantly optimize internal tests and processes. Since Lumiform guides the examiner through the exam, no training is required.

  • The very simple operation offers no margin for error for inspectors on site. The app offers less complexity in documenting or filling out checklists than complicated paper or Excel lists.

  • With the super intuitive mobile application, you and your teammates can perform any test in the field with ease, saving time.