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We provide you with a service to maintain and Test your Fire dampers

Information on Drop testing Fire dampers - What you need to know…

The British Standard 9999:2008 Code of Practice for Fire Safety in the Design, Management and Use of Buildings gives recommendations and guidance on the design, management and use of buildings to achieve acceptable levels of fire safety for all people in and around buildings. Under the topic of routine inspection and maintenance of air conditioning ductwork, the BS 9999 states: “Maintenance of air conditioning and ventilating equipment, including air filters, motors, fire dampers and their controls, smoke detectors and alarms, is of paramount importance both in preventing fire and in ensuring that measures taken to mitigate consequences are effective when needed.”

More specifically, BS 9999

The Health Technical Memorandum HTM 03-01: Specialised Ventilation for Healthcare Premises, “Recommends annual fire damper testing.”

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

states that where necessary, in order to safeguard the safety of relevant persons, the 'responsible person' must ensure that the premises and any facilities, equipment and devices provided are subject to a suitable system of maintenance and are kept in efficient working order and in good repair that they can be fully accessed. They are then cleaned, lubricated, drop tested and reset to ensure they are in good working order.

What the Manufactures say…

Actionair one of the major Fire dampers manufactures

(All in Accordance with BS999; 2008)

At Skyward Ventilation, we provide you with a service to maintain and Test your Fire dampers, as well as any other aspect of your ventilation system, working in and around your buildings daily operation.

A full schedule detailing all Fire dampers will be handed to you at the end of our works