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Sprinkler systems, like other mechanical equipment, need regular inspection, testing and maintenance to enhance their reliability.
Today’s Coffee Break Training, “Homeowner/Occupant Sprinkler Inspections” describes a few simple steps that can be taken to assure sprinklers will operate when they are needed.
Your Coffee Break can be downloaded from http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/coffee-break/cb_fp_2009_44.pdf
Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation codes and standards, the product manufacturer or listing details for specific information.
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HOT TOPICS IN FIRE PROTECTION
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