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    Fire Extinguisher Testing

    Fire Extinguisher Testing

    In order to meet health and safety requirements for business, every commercial premises must have sufficient fire extinguishers installed and it is your duty as an employer to make sure that they work.

    Fire extinguisher servicing should be carried out annually under the standard BS 5306-3:2009 and ECMS is available to carry out routine fire extinguisher testing and keep your business protected.

    This gives you peace of mind that you have equipment that works correctly if you need to use it in an emergency.

    Fully Trained & Registered Team

    Our team are all fully trained and registered with BAFE (fire extinguisher service) and they work to suit your convenience so there’s no disruption to your day to day business.

    We only use the best fire safety equipment and all of the equipment complies with the British Standards so you know you are in safe hands.

    Reliable, courteous and friendly, ECMS is London’s number one choice for fire extinguisher testing and we have many positive testimonials from long-standing clients.

    ECMS offers competitive quotes and aims to beat any other quote.

    Our team visit your premises and note where your fire extinguishers are located.

    Then a full maintenance survey is conducted which highlights any potential problems.

    We also carry spare and replacement parts so any maintenance can be completed while on-site.

    The site-survey includes checking your fire extinguishers for signs of deterioration and partial or total discharge.

    We will notify you if any fire extinguisher does not meet the correct standards as it should be removed and replaced.

    What We Check

    Our trained team check the following:

    • Tamper seal - this holds the safety pin in place
    • Gauge - this keeps the extinguisher fully pressurised
    • Body - this should be free-from corrosion, dents or deterioration
    • Hose - this should not be torn or frayed

    You can rely on us to maintain your fire extinguishers so if there ever was the event of fire, your fire extinguisher equipment will be fully operable.

    To find out more about Fire Extinguisher Testing call ECMS or drop us a line.


    Yes you should get this replaced as it may not remove in an emergency. Get ECMS in to replace the pull pin as soon as possible.

    If the needle on your dial is on green, your fire extinguisher is suitable for use but if the needle is on the red you need to get it checked immediately.

    You must make sure electricity is switched off before using a foam extinguisher on a fire and then you can use it.

    Any extinguishers manufactured after 2000 must be CE marked to be sold in the UK. The Kitemark shows that the BSI (British Standards Institute) have tested the extinguisher.

    They are not as efficient used outside because they work by starving a fire of oxygen and this is difficult to achieve outside.

    Yes, it is ideal for this type of use.

    If wall mounted, the handle should be 1 metre from the floor.

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