It is required by The Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005 (Article 17) that a responsible person(s) ensures that a weekly test of the buildings fire alarm is carried out and logged in accordance with British Standard 5839: Part 1.
At Intouch Fire & Security Ltd we offer a weekly fire alarm test for a lot less than you would think.
At a time and day to suit YOU two of our trained and experienced alarm testing engineers will attend site and carry out the weekly test to BS 5839: Part 1. The results of this test will be logged on site in the log book and secure log book cabinet which is supplied by us. After each test you will also receive a email confirming the test as been carried out as well as a report on any faults we may have found.
As with all our services this can be can be built into our weekly fire safety service contracts to suit YOUR needs and YOUR pocket, Please contact us to discuss your fire safety requirements and book your survey, service or maintenance appointment today.
A Quick Guide
What is a Fire Alarm Test?
A regular activation of the fire alarm to test audibility and operating effectiveness.
Where is Fire Alarm Testing needed?
Any premises where there is a mechanical or electrical means of raising a fire evacuation signal.
Who is able to conduct Fire Alarm Testing?
A competent, site specific trained person.
How is a Fire Alarm Test conducted?
A manual call point is activated, usually by inserting a dedicated test key. The test is then recorded in the site logbook.
Why is Fire Alarm Testing required?
Fire alarm systems should be tested to ensure that they safeguard persons within premises. There are penalties for non-compliance.
When do you require a Fire Alarm Test?
Weekly, as recommended in the relevant British Standard. Or as determined by the fire risk assessment.