What is Fire Blanket Testing?
Fire Blanket Testing is the process of:
- Inspecting the surrounding area of the fire blanket
- Inspecting the correct signage is being displayed
- Visually Inspecting the Fire Blanket
Why use a fire blanket?
Fire Blankets are very useful in areas such as kitchens or other areas that use open flames.
Why Test a Fire Blanket?
Even-tho fire blankets don't have any moving parts, it is still very important to test them regularly. Ensuring fire blankets are in the right place, have correct signage & you have the right one are just some of the reasons to test regularly.
Am I required to test my fire blanket?
Yes, under AS 1851 - 2010 fire blankets are required to be tested every 6 month.