1 YEAR to 12 YEAR - MAINTENANCE OF SPRINKLER & FIRE ALARM EQUIPMENT
(As per the Ontario Fire code)

EVERY YEAR
- Inspect all fire dampers and fire stop flaps. (2.2.3.7.)
- Inspect disconnect switches for mechanical conditioning and ventilation. (2.6.1.8.)
- Conduct Fire alarm drills in all buildings which have a fire alarm system. (2.8.3.2.)
- Fire alarm system to be tested by a C.F.A.A. certified technician. (6.3.2.1.)
- Check all fire alarm components including standby power batteries. (6.3.2.1.)
- Remove caps on fire department connections and inspect for wear, rust or obstructions. (Standpipe Systems) (6.4.1.2.)
- Test all standpipe hose valves. (6.4.2.4.)
- Re-rack all standpipe fire hoses. (6.4.2.5.)
- Inspect all exposed sprinkler system pipe hangers. (6.5.3.2.)
- Check all sprinkler heads. (6.5.3.5.)
- Inspect dry pipe valve priming level. (6.5.4.3.)
- Remove caps on fire department connections and inspect for wear, rust or obstructions. (Sprinkler Systems) (6.5.4.4.)
- Test water flow on wet sprinkler system, using remote test connection. (6.5.5.3.)
- Trip test dry pipe trip system. (6.5.5.4.)
- Conduct a main drain flow test of the sprinkler system water supply. (6.5.5.5.)
- Inspect fire protection water supply tanks. (6.6.2.1.)
- Inspect cathodic protection of fire protection water supply tanks. (6.6.2.7.)
- Inspect all parts of the gravity tanks. (6.6.2.9.)
- Test fire pump at full rated capacity. (6.6.3.5.)
- Inspect all fire hydrants on private property. (6.6.5.1.)
- Inspect all fire hydrant water flow. (6.6.5.7.)
- Conduct general engine and generator maintenance & engine tune-ups for emergency generator sets. (6.7.1.1.)

EVERY 2 YEARS
- Check for corrosion on the fire protection water supply tanks. (6.6.2.5.)
- Inspect fire protection water tanks connected to non-portable water supply for sediment. (6.6.2.6.)
- Check valve adjustments and torque heads for emergency generator. (6.7.1.1.)

EVERY 3 YEARS
- Clean injector nozzles and check valve adjustments for emergency generators. (6.7.1.1.)

EVERY 5 YEARS
- Hydrostatic test of carbon dioxide and water type fire extinguishers. (6.2.7.1.)

EVERY 6 YEARS
- Dry chemical extinguishers shall be emptied and proper maintenance provided. (6.2.7.1.)

EVERY 12 YEARS
- Conduct hydrostatic testing of dry chemical fire extinguishers as required. (6.2.7.1.)


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