Fire Extinguisher Testing

We can complete thorough fire extinguisher testing, making sure that your equipment is in the best possible condition and ready to be used effectively, should the occasion arise.


What is Fire Extinguisher Testing?

At UK Safety Management, we offer comprehensive fire extinguisher testing services to assess and evaluate the condition, functionality, and effectiveness of your fire extinguishers. Our skilled professionals conduct thorough checks, inspections, and tests to ensure that your extinguishers are in optimal working order, ready to protect you in the event of a fire emergency. With our expertise and commitment to safety, you can trust us to ensure the reliability and effectiveness of your fire extinguishers.

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How Are Fire Extinguishers Tested?

Our fire extinguisher testing services include thorough visual inspections, functional tests, and comprehensive maintenance procedures. Our competent professionals are trained to carefully examine fire extinguishers for any indications of damage, wear, or corrosion. Critical components such as safety devices, valves, operating mechanisms, and gauges are meticulously checked. We may also conduct pressure tests to ensure the integrity of the extinguisher’s container. Upon completion, we provide a certificate of inspection, demonstrating compliance with regulations.

What Are the Current UK Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Regulations?

We understand the importance of complying with fire extinguisher maintenance regulations in the UK. The Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order mandates that fire extinguishers in commercial properties and legally required locations must be maintained by a competent person annually. Our team of trained professionals possess the expertise, tools, and experience necessary to conduct thorough inspections and testing of fire extinguisher systems. With our services, you can ensure that your fire extinguishers are properly maintained and ready to protect your property and occupants in case of an emergency.

Why Is Fire Extinguisher Testing Important?

Our team realises the importance of fire extinguisher testing. Regular testing is crucial for several reasons. Firstly, it ensures that your fire extinguishers are in optimal working condition, ready to effectively combat fires when needed. Secondly, it helps you comply with fire safety regulations that mandate testing and maintenance. Thirdly, testing allows for early detection of any faults or damage, enabling prompt repairs or replacements. Lastly, regular testing provides peace of mind, assuring you that your fire extinguishers are dependable and capable of safeguarding lives and property.

Can A Fire Extinguisher Expire?

Fire extinguishers can expire due to component deterioration, seal degradation, and reduced effectiveness of the extinguishing agent. Although there isn’t a universal expiration date, most extinguishers have a recommended lifespan of 5 to 15 years, influenced by maintenance and care. It is vital to adhere to manufacturer guidelines and conduct regular inspections to assess their suitability. Periodic testing and proper maintenance are essential for identifying expired or ineffective fire extinguishers.

How Often Should a Fire Extinguisher Be Serviced?

At UK Safety Management, we recommend that fire extinguishers receive a basic service annually, following British Standards (BS 5306) guidelines. Our team of trained professionals specialise in fire extinguisher maintenance to ensure optimal performance. In addition to our comprehensive servicing, we advise conducting monthly visual checks to ensure your extinguisher remains in top condition. These checks involve inspecting the overall condition, pressure gauge, headcap pin, and seal. By regularly servicing and inspecting your fire extinguishers, you can maintain their reliability and ensure compliance with safety regulations.

What our customers say

Have used the services of UK safety Management for many years. They are efficient, financially competitive, professional & the customer service is second to none. Highly recommend them.

Emma, Persona Medical Aesthetics

Very happy with the service UK Safety Management provide. Always call to remind me when we are due for renewal. Very friendly, efficient, professional service throughout. Would highly recommend.

Paul, Bucci Freight Services Ltd

We have worked with UKSM for several years now and enjoy a good working relationship with them. They deliver our PAT testing. Their work is of high standard and cost of service is also good. Nothing is too much trouble, and we look forward to working in partnership with them in the future.

David, Langley House Trust

Have used the services of UK safety Management for many years. They are efficient, financially competitive, professional & the customer service is second to none. Highly recommend them.

Emma, Persona Medical Aesthetics

“UK Safety Management is proud to be your go-to electrical and fire safety partner. We aim to safeguard people and property from the threat of workplace hazards. We’re trusted, reliable, knowledgeable, and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer care.”
Mike Devlin
UK Safety Management MD