SS 578 - (Redline version) : 2019

Code of practice for the use and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers

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Covers the selection, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. Portable fire extinguishers are appliances to be used as the first line of defence against small fires. They are essential even if other forms of fire protection equipment like hose reels, sprinklers and rising mains are installed on the premises.


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General Information

Status Current
Edition 2019
No. of Pages 45
ICS Classification 13.220 Protection against fire
Committee Building and Construction Standards Committee
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