Fire Damper or FireSmoke Damper Inspections
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Meet NFPA and JACHO requirements.
NFPA 2007) National Fire Protection Association 90A 5.4.7 states "At least every 4 years, fusible links (where applicable) shall be removed; all dampers shall be operated to verify that they fully close; the latch, if provided, shall be checked; and moving parts shall be lubricated as necessary."
NFPA 2007) National Fire Protection Association 80 126.96.36.199 states "Each damper shall be tested and inspected 1 year after installation. The test and inspection frequency shall then be every 4 years, except in Hospitals, where the frequency shall be every 6 years.
NFPA 2007) National Fire Protection Association 105 6.5.2 states "Each damper shall be tested and inspected 1 year after installation. The test and inspection frequency shall then be every 4 years, except in Hospitals, where the frequency shall be every 6 years.
UL) Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., reminds all property owners whose buildings are equipped with fire, smoke and combination fire/smoke dampers to comply with NFPA 90A.
Effective January 1st, 2008
JCAHO) Applicable to Ambulatory Care AHC, Behavioral Health Care BHC, Critical Access Hospital CAH, Home Care OME, Hospital HAP, Long Term Care LTC, Medicare/Medicaid Certification-Based Long Term Care LT2, and Office-Based Surgery OBS.
All fire and smoke dampers are operated one year after installation and them at least every AHC,BHC,LTC,LT2,OBS,OME four years. CAH, HAP six years in buildings where inpatient services are provided and four years in other buildings to verify that they close. For additional guildance, see NFPA 80-2007 and NFPA 105-2007.
Effective May 18, 2009
JCAHO)Ambulatory Surgical Center Deemed Status CAMAC. JACHO-EP 18 Requires the organization operates fire and smoke dampers at least every 4 years to verify that they fully close. completion date of the tests is documented. For additional guidance see NFPA 80 and NFPA90A.
Electronic Design Solutions Inc. shall provide a complete detailed certification report for each fire or smoke fire damper upon completion.
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