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Fire Extinguisher Inspections - Annual

MaintainX
10/24/2021

Fire Extinguisher Inspections - Annual

18 steps
  • What does annual maintenance of portable fire extinguishers involve?

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  • How can I tell how old my Fire Extinguisher is?

  • On the chrome liquid types, that date is usually found on the hanger loop.

  • On the regular ABC, BC, or Halon extinguishers that date is usually found on the label, however

  • Some manufacturers stamp the date in the "boot" located around the extinguisher base or right on the base itself.

  • On the CO2 type extinguishers this date is found stamped around the shoulder near the top. There may be multiple date stamps, look for the most recent.

  • *NOTE: This is required for CO2 type extinguishers and optional for Dry Chemical.

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  • If you have any questions, please contact your respective Region Safety Manager.

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