It is the owners’ responsibility to inspect the fire extinguishers at a minimum of thirty-day intervals. Fire extinguishers shall be inspected at more frequent intervals when circumstances require.
Fire extinguishers shall be subjected to maintenance at intervals of not more than 1 year, at the time of hydrostatic test, or when specifically indicated by an inspection or electronic notification. Maintenance Record Keeping. Each fire extinguisher shall have a tag or label securely attached that indicates the month and year the maintenance was performed, identifies the person performing the work, and identifies the name of the agency performing the work.
*The Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioners Office requires all companies that perform maintenance on fire extinguishers to be licensed and permitted through their office, a list of approved companies can be viewed at http://www.gainsurance.org/FireMarshal/Engineering.aspx.