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AS 1851-2012

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Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment

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AS 1851 2012 sets out requirements for inspection, testing, preventive maintenance and survey of fire protection systems and equipment.
Published: 03/12/2012
Pages: 195
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Table of contents
Cited references
Content history
Table of contents
Header
About this publication
Preface
Foreword
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Objective
1.3 Application
1.4 Referenced documents
1.5 Definitions
1.6 Abbreviations
1.7 Routine service process and procedures
1.7.1 General
1.7.2 Process
1.7.3 Procedures
1.8 Baseline data
1.9 System retrofit
1.10 Competent persons
1.11 Frequency and tolerances of routine service intervals
1.11.1 General
1.11.2 Change of scheduled date
1.11.3 Transitional arrangements
1.12 Systems interface test
1.13 Adverse operating environments
1.14 Precautions
1.15 Defect rectification
1.16 Routine service records
1.16.1 General
1.16.2 Logbooks, tags, labels and summary records
1.16.3 Logbooks
1.16.4 Tags and labels
1.16.4.1 General
1.16.4.2 Requirements
1.16.5 Summary record
1.16.6 Records retention
1.17 Reports
1.17.1 Defects, non-conformances and out of tolerance activities
1.17.2 Yearly condition reports
2 Automatic fire sprinkler systems
2.1 General
2.2 Routine service process and procedures
2.2.1 Routine service
2.2.2 Survey
2.2.3 Baseline data
2.2.4 Service records
2.2.5 Reports
2.3 Frequency
2.4 Routine service schedules
2.4.1 Sprinkler system service schedule requirements
2.4.1.1 Wet pipe systems
2.4.1.2 Dry pipe systems
2.4.1.3 Deluge and water spray systems
2.4.1.4 Pre-action systems
2.4.2 Wet pipe system service schedules
2.4.2.1 Monthly service schedule
2.4.2.2 Six-monthly service schedule
2.4.2.3 Yearly service schedule
2.4.2.4 Five-yearly, ten-yearly, twenty-five yearly and thirty-yearly service schedule
2.4.3 Dry pipe system service schedules
2.4.3.1 Monthly service schedule
2.4.3.2 Six-monthly service schedule
2.4.3.3 Yearly service schedule
2.4.3.4 Five-yearly service schedule
2.4.4 Deluge and water spray system service schedules
2.4.4.1 Monthly service schedule
2.4.4.2 Six-monthly service schedule
2.4.4.3 Yearly service schedule
2.4.4.4 Five-yearly service schedule
2.4.5 Pre-action system
2.4.5.1 Monthly service schedule
2.4.5.2 Six-monthly service schedule
2.4.5.3 Yearly service schedule
2.4.5.4 Five yearly service schedule
3 Fire pumpsets
3.1 General
3.2 Routine service process and procedures
3.2.1 Routine service
3.2.2 System inoperative precautions
3.2.3 Isolation of start devices
3.2.4 Baseline data
3.2.5 Service records
3.2.6 Reports
3.3 Frequency
3.4 Routine service schedules
3.4.1 Fire pumpsets—Monthly service schedule
3.4.2 Six-monthly service schedule
3.4.3 Yearly service schedule
3.4.4 Five-yearly service schedule
3.4.5 Hose reel and pressure maintenance/jacking pumpsets
3.4.5.1 Monthly service schedule
3.4.5.2 Six-monthly service schedule
4 Fire hydrant systems
4.1 General
4.2 Routine service process and procedures
4.2.1 Routine service
4.2.2 Survey
4.2.3 Baseline data
4.2.4 Service records, tags or labels
4.2.5 Reports
4.3 Frequency
4.4 Routine service schedules
4.4.1 Fire hydrant systems—Monthly service schedule
4.4.2 Six-monthly service schedule
4.4.3 Yearly service schedule
4.4.4 Five-yearly service schedule
5 Water storage tanks for fire protection systems
5.1 General
5.2 Routine service process and procedures
5.2.1 Routine service
5.2.2 Out of service precautions
5.2.3 Baseline data
5.2.4 Service records
5.2.5 Reports
5.3 Frequency
5.3.1 General
5.3.2 Life of tank liner
5.4 Routine service schedules
5.4.1 Water storage tanks—Monthly service schedule
5.4.2 Six-monthly service schedule
5.4.3 Yearly service schedule
5.4.4 Ten-yearly service schedule
6 Fire detection and alarm systems
6.1 General
6.2 Routine service process and procedures
6.2.1 Routine service
6.2.2 Precautions
6.2.3 Survey
6.2.4 Baseline data
6.2.5 Service records
6.2.6 Reports
6.3 Frequency
6.4 Routine service schedules
6.4.1 Fire detection and alarm system, special hazard systems and smoke hazard management
6.4.1.1 General
6.4.1.2 Monthly service
6.4.1.3 Six-monthly service
6.4.1.4 Yearly service
6.4.1.5 Five yearly service
6.4.2 Smoke alarms and heat alarms
6.4.2.1 General
6.4.2.2 Six-monthly service
6.4.2.3 Yearly service
6.4.3 Emergency warning systems
6.4.3.1 Monthly service
6.4.3.2 Yearly service
6.4.3.3 Five yearly service
6.4.4 Emergency intercom systems
6.4.4.1 Yearly service
7 Special hazard systems
7.1 General
7.2 Routine service process and procedures
7.2.1 Routine service
7.2.2 Precautions
7.2.3 System isolation
7.2.4 Baseline data
7.2.5 Service records
7.2.6 Reports
7.3 Frequency
7.4 Routine service schedules
7.4.1 General
7.4.2 Monthly service
7.4.3 Six-monthly service
7.4.4 Yearly service
7.4.5 Ten-yearly service
8 Delivery lay flat fire hose
8.1 General
8.2 Routine service process and procedures
8.2.1 Routine service
8.2.2 Baseline data
8.2.3 Defects and repairs
8.2.4 Condemned hose
8.2.5 After-use procedures
8.2.6 Identification
8.2.7 Service records
8.2.8 Reports
8.3 Frequency
8.4 Routine service schedules
9 Fire hose reels
9.1 General
9.2 Routine service process and procedures
9.2.1 Routine service
9.2.2 Baseline data
9.2.3 Service provider labels
9.2.4 Isolation valves and backflow prevention devices
9.2.5 Pumps
9.2.6 ‘After-use’ procedure
9.2.7 Systems interface
9.2.8 Location records
9.2.8.1 Location
9.2.8.2 Identification
9.2.9 Service records
9.2.10 Reports
9.3 Frequency
9.4 Routine service schedules
9.4.1 Fire hose reels—Six-monthly service
9.4.2 Yearly service
10 Portable and wheeled fire extinguishers
10.1 General
10.2 Routine service process and procedures
10.2.1 Routine service
10.2.2 Baseline data
10.2.3 Adverse operating environments
10.2.4 Cylinder lining
10.2.5 Water quality
10.2.6 Corrosion
10.2.7 Exceptions
10.2.8 Pressure test marking
10.2.9 Service provider labels
10.2.10 Defects
10.2.11 Recharging agent
10.2.12 Powder mixing precautions
10.2.13 Vaporizing liquid extinguishers
10.2.14 Extinguisher recharging
10.2.15 Location records
10.2.15.1 Location
10.2.15.2 Identification
10.2.16 Service records
10.2.17 Reports
10.3 Frequency
10.4 Routine service schedules
10.4.1 Fire extinguishers—Six-monthly service
10.4.2 Yearly service
10.4.3 Five-yearly service
11 Fire blankets
11.1 General
11.2 Routine service process and procedures
11.2.1 Routine service
11.2.2 Baseline data
11.2.3 Installation and signage
11.2.4 ‘After use’ procedures
11.2.5 Service provider labels
11.2.6 Identification
11.2.7 Service records
11.2.8 Reports
11.3 Frequency
11.4 Routine service schedules
12 Passive fire and smoke systems
12.1 General
12.2 Routine service process and procedures
12.2.1 Routine service
12.2.2 Application
12.2.3 Adverse operating environments
12.2.4 Inspection, test, routine servicing and survey
12.2.4.1 General
12.2.4.2 Structural fire inspection
12.2.5 Baseline data
12.2.6 Marking, labelling and schedule
12.2.7 Service records
12.2.8 Reports
12.3 Frequency
12.4 Routine service schedules
12.4.1 Fire and smoke barriers—Vertical and horizontal
12.4.1.1 Walls, service penetrations and control joints
12.4.1.2 Floors, service penetrations and control joints
12.4.1.3 Ceilings, service penetrations and control joints
12.4.1.4 Fire and smoke rated access panels and hatches
12.4.2 Fire-protected structural members
12.4.3 Fire-resistant doorsets
12.4.3.1 Hinged and pivoted fire-resistant doorsets
12.4.3.2 Horizontal sliding doors
12.4.4 Smoke doors—Hinged and pivoted
12.4.5 Fire shutters
12.4.6 Fire-rated glazing
12.4.7 Fire-protected air ducts
13 Fire and smoke control features of mechanical services (smoke hazard management systems)
13.1 General
13.2 Procedures and precautions
13.2.1 Application
13.2.2 Design and installation survey
13.2.3 Dual duty systems
13.2.4 Service records
13.2.5 Reports
13.3 Frequency
13.4 Routine service schedules
13.4.1 Inspection and service
13.4.1.1 General
13.4.1.2 Fans and motors—Three-monthly
13.4.1.3 Fans and motors—Yearly
13.4.1.4 Fire dampers and smoke dampers—Yearly
13.4.1.5 Air control dampers—Recycle air, relief air, smoke spill and outdoor air—Six-monthly
13.4.1.6 Air control dampers—Recycle air, relief air, smoke spill and outdoor air—Yearly
13.4.1.7 Air control dampers—Supply, return and exhaust air—Six-monthly
13.4.1.8 Air control dampers—Supply, return and exhaust air—Yearly
13.4.1.9 Automatic smoke and heat vents—Six monthly
13.4.1.10 Automatic smoke and heat vents—Yearly
13.4.1.11 Fire and smoke curtains—Six-monthly
13.4.1.12 Fire curtains and smoke curtains—Yearly
13.4.1.13 Motorized relief openings, windows and shutters—Six monthly
13.4.1.14 Motorized relief openings, windows and shutters—Yearly
13.4.1.15 Electric heaters—Duct or unit mounted—Yearly
13.4.1.16 Kitchen exhaust systems—Monthly
13.4.1.17 Kitchen exhaust systems—Yearly
13.4.1.18 Outdoor intakes—Monthly
13.4.1.19 Outdoor intakes—Yearly
13.4.1.20 Variable frequency inverters (VFIs)—Three-monthly
13.4.1.21 Variable frequency inverters (VFIs)—Six-monthly
13.4.1.22 Variable frequency inverters (VFIs)—Yearly
13.4.1.23 Pneumatic compressor/receiver station—Three-monthly
13.4.1.24 Pneumatic compressor/receiver station—Yearly
13.4.1.25 Motor control centres—Yearly
13.4.1.26 Power supplies—Main switchboards (low voltage)—Yearly
13.4.1.27 Fire fan control panel (FFCP) and fire indicator panel (FIP)
13.4.2 Test and records
13.4.2.1 General
13.4.2.2 Fire isolated exit pressurization systems—Three-monthly
13.4.2.3 Fire-isolated exit pressurization systems—Yearly
13.4.2.4 System changeover under fire condition—Three-monthly
13.4.2.5 System changeover under fire condition—Yearly
13.4.2.6 Smoke exhaust systems—Three-monthly
13.4.2.7 Smoke exhaust systems—Yearly
13.4.2.8 System shutdown—Yearly
13.4.2.9 Smoke dampers—Yearly
13.4.3 Survey and records
13.4.3.1 General
13.4.3.2 Active fire and smoke control systems—Yearly
13.4.3.3 Motorized relief openings (windows and shutters)—Yearly
13.4.3.4 Smoke reservoirs—Yearly
14 Emergency planning in facilities
14.1 General
14.2 Routine service process and procedures
14.2.1 Routine service
14.2.2 Service records
14.2.3 Reports
14.2.4 Baseline data
14.2.5 Prior arrangements
14.3 Frequency
14.4 Verification of system elements
14.4.1 General
14.4.2 Verification and records—Six-monthly
14.4.3 Verification and records—Yearly
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
D1 General
D2 Precautions
D3 Design and implementation survey
D4 Test plan
D5 Test report
D6 Results
D7 Interface inspection, survey and test schedules
D7.1 Inspection and records
D7.2 Sprinkler/deluge system interface test and records
D7.3 Fire detection system interface test and records
D7.4 Smoke alarm and heat alarm system interface test and records
D7.5 Emergency warning system, interface test and records
D7.6 Special hazard system interface test and records
D7.7 Fire fan control panel interface test and records
D7.8 Example test plans
Appendix E
Appendix F
F1 Determining required battery capacity
F2 Battery test
F2.1 General
F2.2 Procedure
Appendix G
G1 Test media
G2 Point type heat detector functional test
G3 Linear heat detector functional test
G4 Point type smoke detector functional test
G5 Point type smoke detector sensitivity
G6 Point smoke detector in situ sensitivity test
G7 Smoke detectors capable of reporting ‘out of sensitivity range’
G8 Beam type smoke detectors functional test
G9 Aspirating smoke detector (ASD) functional test
G10 Aspirating smoke detector sensitivity test
G11 Flame detectors function test
G12 Flame detector sensitivity test
G13 CO fire detector function test
G14 CO fire detector sensitivity test
G15 Multi-sensors and combined detectors
G15.1 General
G15.2 Multi-sensors that do not respond to any one single sensor signal
G16 Consequences of failure
G16.1 Consequences of failed detector functional tests
G16.2 Consequences for detectors or equipment outside their service life
Appendix H
H1 Documentation
H1.1 General
H1.2 Schedule of essential functionality and performance requirements
H1.3 Operating and routine service manuals
H1.4 Routine service schedule
H1.5 Plant register
H1.6 Plant history record
H1.7 Diagram(s) of the installation
H2 Skills associated with routine servicing
H2.1 General
H2.2 Skill set (A)
H2.3 Skill set (B)
Appendix I
I1 Baseline data
I2 Dual duty systems
I3 Explanation of functionality versus performance
I4 Forms for recording routine service
I5 Use of smoke control system functionality test chart
Appendix J
J1 Other emergency responses
J1.1 General
J1.2 Schedules summary
J2 Verification of emergency evacuation equipment and facilities
J2.1 Evacuation routes and paths and records—Monthly
J2.2 Emergency response and firefighting equipment and records—Monthly
J2.3 Alarms, communication, detection and suppression systems and records—Monthly
J2.4 Eco and emergency procedures and records—Monthly
J2.5 Housekeeping and records—Monthly
J2.6 Emergency evacuation procedures documentation and records—Six-monthly
J2.7 Training and records—Yearly
J2.8 Emergency evacuation procedures monitoring and records
J2.8.1 Monthly
J2.8.2 Six-monthly
J2.8.3 Yearly
J2.9 Verification of emergency evacuation procedures and records—Yearly
Amendment control sheet
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Fire hose — Delivery layflat
[Current]
Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems — System design, installation and commissioning, Part 1: Fire
[Current]
Colour standards for general purposes
[Current]
Smoke/heat venting systems — Design, installation and commissioning
[Current]
Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets — Selection and location
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