Fire Extinguishers | Koorsen Fire & Security

By: Koorsen  09-12-2011
Keywords: Fire Protection, Fire Extinguishers, fire extinguisher

Portable fire extinguishers effectively extinguish nearly 95 percent of all reported fires, yet nearly 30 percent of portable extinguishers in the workplace have deficiencies that may prevent them from functioning correctly.

Your company and your employees’ possessions are valuable. If your workplace ever has a fire, you do not want to be a part of the 30 percent without a functioning fire extinguisher. Koorsen Fire & Security’s technicians are factory-trained and equipped to ensure your protection equipment is working correctly so you are ready and prepared in case of a workplace fire.

Koorsen Fire & Security offers all types of portable fire extinguishers from quality manufacturers such as Amerex as well as Ansul and Badger. From the standard ABC portable fire extinguisher to the cartridge operated, specialty application portable fire extinguisher or the wheeled unit, we have products for any application. Our fire protection specialist will review your facility and make the proper recommendation of the type, size, and placement based on national fire protection standards.

We don’t just check the fire extinguisher during our inspection. Our fire protection specialist will complete a fire protection inspection report on-site, providing you with the assurance that your facility has the proper portable fire extinguisher protection. This report includes the following important questions our fire protection specialists are trained to answer:

  • Mobile On-Site Service
  • Insurance & Liability Coverage

We’ll also preform an Annual 12 Step Fire Extinguisher Inspection Procedure. This procedure includes:

1. Visually inspect extinguisher 7. Remove discharge hose and inspect valve assembly
2. Check the test and maintenance dates 8. Check CO2 hoses for continuity
3. Weigh Extinguisher 9. Clean extinguisher
4. Inspect pressure gauge (where applicable) 10. Attach a new certification tag
5. Remove safety pull pin 11. Complete fire and safety report
6. Install new tamper seal (some units
may require additional inspection
11. Ensure customer understands completed work

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