9 minutes 57 second video of proper inspection and use of a fire extinguisher
The requirements of this section apply to the placement, use, maintenance, and testing of portable fire extinguishers provided for the use of employees.
An article that provides an inspection guidelines for fire extinguisher.
1-page document about the requirements of portable fire extinguisher. Portable fire extinguishers are intended as a first line of defense to cope with fires of limited size. They must be in place, full charged and have a current annual service tag.
An article about the inspection requirements of portable fire extinguisher. The National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, establishes rules for fire extinguishers and requires extinguishers to be visually inspected at least every 30 days and professionally maintained annually. The association also requires emptying and recharging every one to six years and hydrostatic testing every five to twelve years. The inspection period depends on the type of extinguisher.
Video length: 1min. 56sec. This video shows the inspection of a portable fire extinguisher.