Condemned Fire Extinguishers? What You Need To Know
There are certain fire extinguishers that are perfectly fine to use for commercial use, and some that have to be condemned.
There are certain standards we have to comply with for your safety. Any extinguisher with a plastic handle needs to be condemned.
The nozzle has been known to have a failure to discharge because of the plastic. And, if in a dangerous situation, plastic can melt due to extreme heat.
The other style of fire extinguishers included in the recall are push button.
Pindicator fire extinguishers.
If the extinguisher has a gauge, the first thing to look for is a vertically oriented pull pin that is either fixed with two connections or hanging with a single connection.
Condemning the extinguishers needs to be done by a professional, to secure the safety of all clients.
If you have any questions or concerns, or if you feel you have any of these fire extinguishers, please feel free to contact State Fire and Safety to safely remove and replace these extinguishers.