The 2007 NFPA 10 helps you improve fire protection with proper selection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers
The 2007 NFPA 10 helps you improve fire protection with proper selection and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. As an important first line of defense against small fires, portable fire extinguishers need to be carefully selected and maintained in order to ensure maximum protection. The NFPA 10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers covers equipment distribution, placement, maintenance, operation, and inspection, as well as testing and recharging. Servicers, facility managers and owners, and technicians can depend on the 2007 edition to make sure extinguishers are up to the job. 63 pp.
The 2007 NFPA 10 includes these important safety provisions and updates:
- In lieu of 30-day monthly inspections, electronic monitoring is now permitted for most applications, and expanded material covers the topic in full.
- For the first time, NFPA 10 requires certification for technicians servicing extinguishers. Annex material provides details about acceptable certification programs.
- New list of obsolete extinguishers. Be sure to check the up-to-date list and remove problem equipment from service.