Maintenance shall be performed every 1000 hours or semi annually (whichever comes first ).
Requirements for technician:
A service technician who performs maintenance on an extinguishing system shall be trained and shall have passed a written or online test that is acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction. The service technician shall possess a certification document issued by the manufacturer or testing organization that is acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction. A service technician who has the applicable manufacturer’s listed installation and maintenance manual and service bulletins shall service the wet chemical fire-extinguishing system at intervals no more than 6 months apart. Go to http://www.gainsurance.org/FireMarshal/Engineering.aspx for a list of approved companies in Georgia.
On a monthly basis, inspection shall be conducted in accordance with the manufacturer’s listed installation and maintenance manual or the owner’s manual.