Fire Extinguisher Testing

In order to meet health and safety requirements for business, every commercial premises must have sufficient fire extinguishers installed.

It is your duty as an employer to make sure that they work and are regularly tested by a fully qualified engineer.

Fire extinguisher testing should be carried out annually under the standard BS 5306-3:2009.

We are available to carry out routine fire extinguisher testing and keep your business protected.

This gives you peace of mind that your fire extinguishing equipment works correctly if you need to use it in an emergency.

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What We Cover

Our years of experience gives you confidence in our Fire Extinguisher Testing. We cover all industries whether your business is office based or a large, public building, a school, healthcare provider and any other commercial business.

  • Tamper Seal Checks
  • Tamper Seal Testing
  • Extinguisher Pressure Gauge Checks
  • Body Condition Checks
  • Extinguisher Hose Checks
  • Extinguisher Hose Testing

Do not hesitate to call our friendly and helpful customer services team to find out what we can do for you and provide you with an extremely competitive price.

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Fully Trained & Registered Team


Our team are all fully trained and registered with BAFE (fire extinguisher testing) and they work to suit your convenience so there’s no disruption to your day to day business.

We only use the best fire safety equipment and all of the equipment complies with the British Standards so you know you are in safe hands.

Reliable, courteous and friendly, we are the region’s number one choice for fire extinguisher testing and we have many positive testimonials from long-standing clients.

We offer competitive quotes and aim to beat any other price offered.

Our team visit your premises and note where your fire extinguishers are located.

Then a full maintenance survey is conducted which highlights any potential problems.

We also carry spare and replacement parts so any maintenance can be completed while on-site.

The site-survey includes checking your fire extinguishers for signs of deterioration and partial or total discharge.

We will notify you if any fire extinguisher does not meet the correct standards as it should be removed and replaced.

Frequently Asked Questions

Browse through our list below to get answers to frequently asked questions on this service:

Yes you should get this replaced as it may not remove in an emergency. Get ECMS in to replace the pull pin as soon as possible.

If the needle on your dial is on green, your fire extinguisher is suitable for use but if the needle is on the red you need to get it checked immediately.

You must make sure electricity is switched off before using a foam extinguisher on a fire and then you can use it.

Any extinguishers manufactured after 2000 must be CE marked to be sold in the UK. The Kitemark shows that the BSI (British Standards Institute) have tested the extinguisher.

They are not as efficient used outside because they work by starving a fire of oxygen and this is difficult to achieve outside.

Yes, it is ideal for this type of use.

If wall mounted, the handle should be 1 metre from the floor.

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