Fire Extinguisher Testing

Fire Extinguisher Testing

Ensuring that all fire extinguishers are fully functioning and well maintained throughout your building is an intrinsic part of the fire safety duty of care of all building operators and employers.

The law governing fire safety including fire extinguishers, is The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO), which applies to non-domestic premises in England and Wales.

In Scotland, Fire Safety is covered by Part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006. The British Standard applicable to fire extinguisher maintenance is BS5306, which also provides guidance on the correct fire extinguisher for different types of fire.

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Why phs Compliance

This is where phs Compliance comes in, providing you with a comprehensive fire extinguisher testing and maintenance service to ensure you maintain your legal obligations.

For your peace of mind and supply chain quality, we are fully accredited under the stringent standards of BAFE (British Approvals For Fire Equipment), the independent third parties registration body for fire extinguisher technicians and service providers.

 

With over 160 operatives based throughout the UK, you can be sure that there is a phs Compliance fire extinguisher testing and maintenance expert available at all times.


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Maintenance and servicing to ensure your fire extinguishers will function correctly for use in the event of a fire

Ensuring you have the correct type of fire extinguisher for different parts of your building

Advice on the correct number of fire extinguishers to cover your building

Advice on the siting and positioning of fire extinguishers throughout your building

 

 

Frequency of testing

 

All fire extinguishers in your building should be inspected on a monthly basis by a visual check which should be recorded. An annual safety service of your fire extinguishers should be carried out by an accredited specialist, such as phs Compliance.

 

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