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IB-08 V1.1 Safe Handling of Portable Fire Extinguishers During Servicing

 

FPA Australia has been advised of instances concerning fire extinguisher ruptures during routine servicing, particular during six-monthly service activities as part of the six-monthly, yearly and five-yearly services as per AS 1851. To reduce the likelihood and impact of this occurring, this Information Bulletin highlights:

  • The importance of the safe handling of portable fire extinguishers during servicing
  • Where personal protective equipment (PPE) may be required
  • What six-monthly service activities require physical inspection and therefore handling of extinguishers

 

IB-08 Safe Handling of Portable Fire Extinguishers During Servicing

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Published: 01/07/2014