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      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: Do fire extinguishers have a specific clearance radius from where they are mounted or located?

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jun 2, 2021
      Fire Extinguishers Signage (Life Safety Code)

      Q: Can you tell me when a sign saying "Fire Extinguisher Inside" is required? I cannot seem to find the guidelines for installing this sign. For instance,…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Apr 16, 2021
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: Does the placard identified in NFPA 96-2011, section 10.2.2, which states that the exhaust hood fire suppression system needs to be activated prior to…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 31, 2021
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: How often do employees require training on fire extinguishers? We teach RACE/PASS during employee orientation at our Hospital/Nursing home. Is it…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Mar 1, 2021
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: Does the person doing the annual inspection on portable fire extinguishers need to be certified? We do not maintain them, per se. For example, if they…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Jan 22, 2021
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: I work for a counseling agency, and in order to get a new license, I was required to get a life safety inspection. We have been licensed and providing…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | Sep 9, 2020
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: In a recent Life Safety survey the state surveyor said that fire extinguishers under a certain weight must be mounted no higher than 5 feet high at the…

      Brad Keyes, CHSP | May 27, 2020
      Fire Extinguishers

      Q: During a review of NFPA 10 chapter 6 dealing with the installation of portable fire extinguishers, I couldn't find anything that addressed the…

      Bob Armbrister | Apr 17, 2020
      Fire Extinguishers Elevators

      Q: What are the rules for fire extinguishers in elevator mechanical rooms? Is it good enough to have the extinguisher outside the room in the hallway?

      Bob Armbrister | Mar 16, 2020
      Fire Extinguishers Inspection & Maintenance (Fire Suppression Sys

      Q: For annual fire extinguisher inspection how long before and how long after do you have to re-tag?

      Bob Armbrister | Dec 6, 2019