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 department”

6.3.2.2.
Daily The central alarm and control facility shall be checked daily for indication of trouble in the system.

6.3.2.3.
Annually Voice communication systems Monthly Voice communication systems that are not integrated with a fire alarm system shall be tested monthly in compliance with Sentences (2) and (3) ** Voice communication systems are not required to be tested in conformance with Sentences (1) and (2) where the systems are regularly used as part of a paging system. **

6.3.2.5.(1)
Monthly Loudspeakers described in Sentence (1) shall be tested monthly as an all-call signal to ensure they function as intended.

6.3.2.5.(2)
Monthly Communication form at least one remote firefighter emergency telephone location to the control unit shall be tested monthly on a rotational basis so that communication from all remote firefighter emergency telephone locations are tested at least once per year.