Fire Alarm Inspection & Testing in Northern California

Even a minute of delay due to a faulty fire alarm can cause extensive loss of human lives and property.

Fire alarm system inspections and testing that comply with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards are essential to the safety of your Bay area building, its occupants, and your business assets.

Current law requires your business to have a qualified fire protection company inspect and test your commercial fire alarm system quarterly, semi-annually, and/or annually. How often you must inspect and test your fire alarm system depends on the type of equipment installed, as well as local and state regulations. NFPA standards, however, are universal and apply to every property.

Foothill Fire Protection provides fire alarm inspections and testing services to businesses throughout the greater Bay area. We help keep occupants, employees, customers, and the buildings themselves safe from fire-related damage and injuries. We also offer fire alarm monitoring services.

To schedule commercial fire alarm inspection or testing for your Northern California property, contact Foothill Fire Protection online or call us at (916) 663-3582.

The Fire Alarm Inspection & Testing Process

The NFPA sets the minimum requirements for the testing, inspection, and maintenance of commercial fire alarm systems.

Section 907 of California’s Fire Code covers the installation, performance, and maintenance of alarm systems. To receive and maintain a certificate of occupancy, the code requires commercial businesses to adhere to these and other standards.

The fire alarm inspection and testing process include testing:

  • Alarm devices located in elevator shafts
  • All audible and visual devices, including bells
  • Control panel functions
  • Door holders
  • Duct detectors
  • Elevator recall
  • Ground fault detection circuitry
  • Heat detectors
  • Manual pull stations
  • Remote annunciators
  • Smoke detectors
  • Standby batteries and battery chargers
  • Thermal detectors

The process can also include:

  • Checking auxiliary devices
  • Cleaning smoke detectors
  • Ensuring a fire alarm panel detects an open circuit

Our fire alarm testing and inspection services meet or exceed current building and fire codes and insurance requirements. Each test and inspection is designed to ensure your Northern California commercial property’s fire alarm system is fully functional and will perform as needed in a time of emergency.

Get in touch with Foothill Fire Protection today to schedule commercial fire alarm inspection or testing for your Bay area property. Contact us online or call us at (916) 663-3582.

When to Have Your Commercial Fire Alarm System Inspection and Tested

Different commercial fire alarm systems have different monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual testing and inspection requirements. We recommend that along with any other testing and inspecting a system’s manufacturer suggests, our Bay area customers schedule testing and inspecting of their commercial fire alarm systems at least once per year.

Call Foothill Fire Protection for Fire Alarm Inspection & Testing

Fire alarms are an essential component of your building or facility’s commercial fire protection system. When a fire emergency occurs, fire alarms help save lives and protect valuable assets.

Be sure your Northern California property is up to code with regular fire alarm testing and inspection services. With over 25 years of experience providing fire safety-related services, Foothill Fire Protection can help you and your business remain protected year-round.

Schedule fire alarm inspection and testing services for your Bay area commercial property today by contacting Foothill Fire Protection online or calling us at (916) 663-3582.

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