DAILY to 6 MONTHS - MAINTENANCE OF SPRINKLER & FIRE ALARM EQUIPMENT
(As per the Ontario Fire code)

EVERY DAY
- All exit lights should be checked for damage and proper operation. (2.7.3.1./2.)
- Check fire alarm AC power light and trouble light. (5.17.3.2.)
- Check trouble conditions indicated on the fire alarm. (6.3.2.1.)
- Check central alarm and control facility functions. (6.3.2.2.)
- Check heating equipment for fire protection water tanks during cold weather. (6.6.2.2./3./4.)
- Check fire pump room temperature during cold weather. (6.6.3.2.)

EVERY WEEK
- Check that unsupervised sprinkler system control valves are open. (6.5.3.1.)
- Check that air pressure on dry pipe systems is being maintained. (6.5.3.3.)
- Inspect valves controlling fire protection water supply. (6.6.1.2.)
- Check water level and air pressure for pressure water tanks. (6.6.2.12.)
- Inspect relief valves on air and water supply lines of pressure tanks. (6.6.2.13.)
- Check water level in fire pump reservoirs. (6.6.3.1.)
- Operate and inspect fire pump. (6.6.3.3./4.)

EVERY MONTH
- Inspect all doors in fire separations. (2.2.3.4.)
- Emergency lighting systems to be inspected. (2.7.3.3.)
- Inspect all portable fire extinguishers. (6.2.7.2.)
- Check all fire alarm components including standby power batteries. (6.3.2.1.)
- Test fire alarm system. (6.3.2.1.)
- Test voice communication to and from all floors and areas. (6..3.2.3.)
- Inspect all fire hose cabinets. (6.4.2.1.)
- Test the sprinkler system alarm test connection. (6.5.5.2.)
- Inspect water level in gravity tanks. (6.6.2.8.)

EVERY 2 MONTHS
- Test sprinkler system central station connections. (6.5.5.7.)

EVERY 3 MONTHS
- Conduct a fire alarm drill in all high-rise buildings. (2.8.3.2.)
- Test all fire safety devices as by the Subsection 3.2.6. of the building code. (7.2.1.1.)

EVERY 6 MONTHS
- Inspect fire protection system for commercial cooking equipment. (2.6.1.13.)
- Test gate valve supervisory switches and other sprinkler & fire protection system supervisory devices. (6.5.5.7.)
- Check and clean crankcase, breathers, governors & linkages on the emergency generator sets. (6.7.1.1.)
- Conduct inspection and maintenance of special extinguishing systems. (6.8.1.)


For 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, and 12 year maintenance schedule... CLICK HERE

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