Fire Inspectors

When you are out in the field inspecting pre-engineered fire suppression systems, use the following checklist as a guide for ensuring that safe, effective, and up-to-date systems exist.

Dry Chemical Systems - Industrial Protection

  • Make sure inspection tag and maintenance report is up to date.
  • All hazards properly covered with correct nozzles.
  • Duct and plenum covered with correct nozzles.
  • Check positioning of all nozzles.
  • System installed in accordance with MFG UL listing.
  • Penetrations sealed with weld or UL listed device.
  • Check if seals are intact, evidence of tampering.
  • If system has been discharged, report same.
  • Pressure gauge in proper range (if applicable).
  • Inspect cylinder and mount.
  • Proper nozzle covers in place.
  • Piping and conduit securely bracketed.
  • Manual and remote set/seals intact.
  • System protective hardware covers in place.
  • Proper hand portable extinguishers.
  • Portable extinguishers available, accessible, and properly serviced.
  • Class K portable extinguisher in place (if required).

Don't forget to refer to the manufacturer's specific installation and maintenance manuals.

Wet Chemical Systems - Commercial Cooking Area Protection

  • Make sure inspection tag and maintenance report is up to date.
  • All harazrds are properly covered with correct nozzles.
  • Duct and plenum covered with correct nozzles.
  • Check positioning on all nozzles.
  • System installed in accordance with MFG UL listing.
  • Penetrations sealed with weld or UL listed device.
  • Check if seals are intact, evidence or tampering.
  • If system has been discharged, report same.
  • Pressure gauge in proper range (if applicable).
  • Inspect cylinder and mount.
  • Proper nozzle covers in place.
  • Piping and conduit securely bracketed.
  • Proper separation between fryers and flame.
  • Proper clearance from flame to filters.
  • Exhaust fan in operating order.
  • All filters are in place.
  • Manual and remote set/seals intact.
  • System protective hardware covers in place.
  • Fan warning sign on hood.
  • Proper hand portable extinguishers.
  • Portable extinguishers available, accessible, and properly serviced.
  • Class K portable extinguisher in place (if required).

Don't forget to refer to the manufacturer's specific installation and mainenance manuals.