• I.S. 291:2015

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    SELECTION, COMMISSIONING, INSTALLATION, INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  27-05-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  National Standards Authority of Ireland

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    DECLARATION
    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Responsibilities
    5 Selection of PFEs
    6 Commissioning PFEs
    7 Installation of PFEs
    8 Visual inspection of PFEs
    9 Maintenance of PFEs
    10 Refilling and recharging of PFEs
    11 Discharge testing of PFEs
    Annex A (informative) - PFE pictograms in
            accordance with I.S. EN 3-7
    Annex B (normative) - Documentation
    Annex C (informative) - PFEs containing foam
    Annex D (informative) - Important safety
            information
    Bibliography

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    Applicable to the selection, commissioning, installation, inspection and maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers (PFEs) fitted with a suitably sized pressure relief device on all types and sizes of PFEs. Covers; - water-based type PFEs, - foam type PFEs, - powder type PFEs, - carbon dioxide type PFEs, - wet chemical type PFEs.

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    Document Type Standard
    Publisher National Standards Authority of Ireland
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. 3216:2010 CODE OF PRACTICE - BULK STORAGE OF LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) - (EDITION 2)

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    I.S. EN 2:1993 CLASSIFICATION OF FIRES
    I.S. EN 1802:2002 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - PERIODIC INSPECTION AND TESTING OF SEAMLESS ALUMINIUM ALLOY GAS CYLINDERS
    I.S. EN ISO 13769:2009 GAS CYLINDERS - STAMP MARKING
    I.S. EN 1803:2002 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - PERIODIC INSPECTION AND TESTING OF WELDED CARBON STEEL GAS CYLINDERS
    I.S. EN 3-7:2004 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 7: CHARACTERISTICS, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    I.S. EN 3-8:2006 PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - PART 8: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO EN 3-7 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, RESISTANCE TO PRESSURE AND MECHANICAL TESTS FOR EXTINGUISHERS WITH A MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE PRESSURE EQUAL TO OR LOWER THAN 30 BAR
    I.S. EN 1968:2002 TRANSPORTABLE GAS CYLINDERS - PERIODIC INSPECTION AND TESTING OF SEAMLESS STEEL GAS CYLINDERS
    1997/23/EC : 1997 DIRECTIVE 97/23/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 29 MAY 1997 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
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