Sprinkler system ready to operate – what now?
Service and maintenance ensure the operational readiness of fixed extinguishing systems
Regional building codes, together with workplace and operational safety regulations, require operators of commercial and industrial enterprises to ensure functioning fire protection arrangements. This includes professional installation of fire extinguishing systems, as well as the regular upkeep:
Continuous controls ensure that the availability of the systems is maintained and that they work reliably in an emergency.
Maintenance by the operator
Among other things, the operator must carry out the following inspections of stationary extinguishing systems (there is a detailed list in VdS 2091 and 2893):
- Daily visual inspections
- Weekly checks
- Monthly checks
- Semi-annual and annual maintenance
- 25-year test / 12.5-year test