Visual Inspections – Fire Sprinklers

Weekly

  • Cold Weather Enclosures (daily/weekly)
  • Fire Pumps
    • Pump House heating & ventilation
    • Pump system visual observation
    • Casing Relief Valves
  • Pressure Relief Valves
  • Valves, Valve Components, & Trim
    • Sealed control valves
  • Gauges (dry, preaction, deluge systems & standpipe)

Monthly

  • Valves, Valve Components, & Trim
    • Locked/Supervised control valves
    • Alarm Valves/System Riser Check Valves
      • Exterior
    • Preaction & Deluge Valves
      • Exterior
    • Dry Pipe Valve/Quick-Opening Device
      • Exterior
  • Backflow Prevention Assemblies
    •  Reduced Pressure
    •  Reduced Pressure Detector
  • Gauges (wet system)
  • Waterflow alarm devices
  • Supervisory alarm devices

Quarterly

  • Valves, Valve Components, & Trim
    • Pressure Reducing & Relief Valves
      • System Valves
  • Fire Department Connections
  • Private Fire Service
    • Hose Houses
  • Hydraulic Nameplate
  • Standpipe & Hose Systems
    • Hose Valves

Semi-Annually

  • Private Fire Service
    • Monitor Nozzles

Annually

  • Valves, Valve Components, & Trim
    • Preaction & Deluge Valves
      • Interior (internal reset valves)
    • Dry Pipe Valve/Quick-Opening Device
      • Interior
    • Pressure Reducing & Relief Valves
      • Hose Connection & Rack Assembly
    • Building Temperatures (min 40 degrees areas of water filled pipe)
    • Pipe & Fittings (from floor level)
    • Hangers & Seismic Bracing (from floor level)
    • Sprinklers (from floor level)
    • Spare Sprinklers
    • Information Sign
    • Standpipe & Hose Systems
      • Cabinet
      • Hose
      • Hose Storage Device
      • Hose Nozzle
      • Hydraulic design information sign
  • Private Fire Service
    • Hydrants
    • Mainline Strainers

5-Year Intervals

  • Valves, Valve Components, & Trim
    • Alarm Valves
      • Interior
      • Strainers
      • Filters
      • Orifices
    • Preaction & Deluge Valves
      • Interior (external reset valves)
      • Strainers
      • Filters
      • Orifices
    • Dry Pipe Valve/Quick-Opening Device
      • Strainers
      • Filters
      • Orifices
    • Check Valves
      • Interior
  • Pipe (interior)

 

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