Fire Protection Systems
Fire Protection Systems: Inspection, Test & Maintenance Manual – Forms
Thank you for choosing to download the inspection, testing, and maintenance forms that accompany Fire Protection Systems: Inspection, Test & Maintenance Manual.
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Sprinkler System Inspections, Testing, and Maintenance Frequencies Explained
NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems provides the criteria for the routine activities that must be conducted to ensure that water-based fire protection systems, such as automatic sprinklers…
Weekly Inspections of Electric Fire Pumps | NFPA
Inspection is defined as a visual observation of a system or portion thereof to verify that it appears to be in operating condition and is free of physical damage.
NFPA 1: How the Fire Code Mandates Annual Inspection of Fire Doors, #FireCodeFriday
The first part of this week's post is written by Jen Sisco, Engineer in the NFPA Building and Life Safety Systems group and Staff Liaison to NFPA's Fire Doors and Windows Technical Committee responsible for the development of NFPA 80 and NFPA 105. Thanks…
NFPA 1: Inspection, testing and maintenance of commercial cooking equipment, #FireCodefridays
Hello – Happy Friday! Today's post comes to you from Jacqueline Wilmot, Fire Protection Engineer in the Fire Protection Systems Department, at NFPA. Special thanks to Jacqueline for her contribution to this blog while I am out on maternity leave, and…
Members of St. Louis Fire Department install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in more than a thousand homes
The St. Louis Fire Department conducted its two-day semi-annual “smoke alarm blitz” this past weekend. Done in partnership with the Eastern Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross, the blitz featured the installation of 10-year battery ionization…
Visual Inspection of Sprinklers | NFPA
NFPA 25 includes the require that sprinklers be inspected on an annual basis. There are a number of conditions that are a part of this visual inspection that happens from the floor level.
How Do I Maintain My Smoke Detector?
So, your building has a smoke detector in it and you are wondering what is required as far as inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) to ensure that it is kept in working order to keep the occupants safe and protect your property. Lets spend a few…
Weekly or Monthly No Flow (Churn) Tests of Fire Pumps | NFPA
The weekly or monthly no-flow (churn) test is an important part of ensuring that a fire pump can be continually relied upon in the event of a fire.
NFPA: Constitution & bylaws
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE 1. NAME The name of this organization shall be The Building Fire Safety Systems Section of the National Fire Protection Association.
Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) and the NFPA Technical Meeting
Under NFPA rules, anyone wishing to make an allowable amending motion at an NFPA Technical Meeting must declare their intentions by filing, within the published deadline, a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM). NITMAMs submitted on Public Comments (PC) can only be submitted by the original submitter of the PC or their duly authorized Designated Representative.