Monthly Inspections

Monthly Inspections

Monthly Inspections of Fire Extinguishers Ontario Fire Code All occupancies covered by the Ontario Fire Code require monthly and annual inspections of portable extinguishers. Any dry chemical extinguisher, whether for private or commercial use, must be disassembled, inspected internally and re-built every 5 or 6 years and hydro statically tested every 12 years. Extinguishers containing other agents are subject to other periodic maintenance. Inspections—Its the Law! Article […]

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Fire Alarm System

Fire Alarm System

Fire Alarm System Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems FIRE ALARM SYSTEM Annually A fire alarm system, with or without voice communication capability, shall be inspected and tested in conformance with CAN/ULC-S536, “Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems”. “The fire alarm system must be inspected and tested by a qualified technician. A copy of the inspection certificate must be submitted to the fire […]

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Fire Alarm Systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Fire Alarm Systems Fire Alarm Systems are required to be maintained in operable condition at all times. As well, fire alarm systems shall be inspected in conformance with ULC-S536 and the Ontario Fire Code. This code requires monthly and annual testing. Records must be kept by the building owner/manager for examination by your insurance company and/or the authority having jurisdiction. Only technicians who have completed […]

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