Fire Alarm Testing
WHAT IS FIRE ALARM TESTING?
Fire Alarm Testing is the testing of the Fire Alarm System in a premises. These tests are to ensure compliance with I.S. 3218:2009. Test to be done on a quarterly basis and on an annual basis
WHY DO I NEED FIRE ALARM TESTING CARRIED OUT IN MY BUILDING?
All property owners have a legal obligation to have maintained the Fire Alarm System in their premises. Similar to the Testing of Emergency Lighting System the premises has to carry out Quarterly Inspection and Annual Tests of the Fire Alarm System. Records filled out and maintained. Lighting system regulations, testing of the fire alarm system must be carried out every 3 months and records maintained.
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN FIRE ALARM TESTING?
Every quarter, if any incidents were reported we will carry out visual check. We test the detection devices and the batteries voltage in the system. We also carry out visual inspection on all break glass units, detectors and sounders. We records any faults and have you notified if repair work is needed.To ensure your compliance with I.S. 3218:2009, we will remind you when your re-tests are due every quarter.
FIRE ALARM TESTING SHOULD BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAMME FOR YOUR BUSINESS.