Whether it be the supply and installation of a single fire extinguisher or the service of many extinguishers, BusinessWatch will ensure your business premises are both protected from the risk of fire and legally compliant with current legislation.

Quality Fire Extinguishers with BusinessWatch

All our commercial fire extinguishers are constructed to BS EN 3 and carry the CE mark. We also guarantee them for 12 months. You can extend this to 5 years subject to a service plan.

Types of Extinguishers

How Many Fire Extinguishers Do I Need?

BS 5306 states that the following minimum quantities of fire extinguishers should be provided: –

  • At least 1 x 13A rated extinguisher per 200 sq metres of floor area
  • Not less than 2 x 13A rated extinguishers per floor
  • Distributed so that nobody travels more than 30 metres to reach an extinguisher
  • So that special fire hazards such as electrical equipment, flammable liquids and flammable gases are provided with additional suitable fire extinguishers

Do I Need To Have My Fire Extinguishers Serviced?

BusinessWatch provides a full service for your fire extinguishers, ensuring that they are kept in good working order and will last for many years to come. We offer a comprehensive service plan that is subject to a 5-year contract and offers excellent value for money. It is in accordance with BS 5306 and includes:

How Often Should You Service Fire Extinguishers?

Properly serviced, extinguishers will give many years of good service. BusinessWatch services your extinguishers at the following intervals:

  • Annually by a competent BusinessWatch engineer
  • Water, foam and dry powder extinguishers should have a discharge test and extended service every 5 years from their date of manufacture
  • Carbon dioxide extinguishers need an overhaul every 10 years from their date of manufacture

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