A first line of defence from fire, extinguishers and fire blankets are used to extinguish or control small fires. Fire extinguishers and blankets require regular inspection to ensure correct and reliable function in the event of a fire.
Fire Safe ANZ installs and services all fire extinguishers and blankets to AS2444 & AS1851.
Different fires require different types of extinguishers; please download a Fire Extinguisher Chart here.
How do you test a Fire Extinguisher?
Australian Standard dictates that fire extinguishers must be inspected every 6 months. The following steps must be taken when testing a fire extinguisher:
Frequently encountered faults include
Testing frequency: 6 monthly