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Fire Extinguishers - Inspection Intervals

What is the requirement for fire extinguisher inspection intervals?

Any examples are for illustrative purposes only.

The Joint Commission requirement for inspection of fire extinguishers is once per calendar month. There is no minimum and maximum requirement for the interval of days between monthly inspections, but best practice is to maintain an interval as close to 30 days as reasonably possible.

Reference EC.02.03.05 EP15 
Manual: Critical Access Hospital
Chapter: Environment of Care EC
First published date: April 11, 2016 This Standards FAQ was first published on this date.
This page was last updated on October 26, 2021

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