Fire Alarm systems
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All Fire Alarm Systems essentially operate on the same principle. If a detector detects smoke or heat or someone operates a break glass unit (manual break point), then alarm sounders operate to warn others in the building that there may be a fire and to evacuate. It may also incorporate remote signaling equipment which would alert the fire brigade via a central station.
- Hard wired convetional systems
- Hard wired addressable systems
- HyBrid systems
- Wireless Systems
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We know every client is requirements are unique, therefore we always carry out a fire risk assessment - in order to ascertain the needs..
Since 1992 building regulations have required that at least one smoke alarm, wired directly to the mains, is installed in every new property. It is believed that many people living in new build houses are relying upon smoke alarms which could be in effect many years overdue for replacement. These properties will be registered as having alarms fitted so will not necessarily be targeted areas for home fire safety checks, meaning that the percentage of homes with working smoke alarms could well be going down..
Type of detection;
- Heat alarm
- Optical smoke alarm
The inspection and servicing should be undertaken by organisations with the appropriate competence. This can be assured by the use of organisations that are third party certificated, specifically to carry out inspection and servicing of fire detection and fire alarm systems.
Periodic inspection and testing
- The period between visits to undertake inspection and service should he based upon a risk assessment but the maximum period between visits should not exceed six months.
- The log book should be inspected
- A visual inspection should be made to check whether structural or occupancy changes have been made that require changes to the fire detection and fire alarm system.
- False alarm records should be checked and relevant action taken if necessary
- Batteries should be checked and tested
- Control panel functions should be checked and tested
- Fire alarm devices should be tested
- Facilities for automatic transmission of alarm signals to an alarm receiving centre (ARC) should be checked after advising the ARC of the proposed actions
- All fault indicators and circuits should be tested and checked
- Printers should be tested
- Other checks and tests recommended by the manufacturer should be carried out
- Outstanding defects should be reported and the logbook completed and servicing certificate issued.
- The recommended period between successive inspection and servicing visits should not exceed six months.