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maintenance and recharging of extinguishers shall be certified.
become certified shall be permitted to perform maintenance and
extinguishers under the direct supervision and in the immediate
presence of a
that a person pass a test administered by an organization acceptable to
test shall at a
minimum be based upon knowledge of the chapters and annexes of this
shall permit persons to use the standard during the test.
passing the test
required in 188.8.131.52.2 shall be issued a document or a certificate.
certificate shall be made available when requested by the authority
maintenance and recharging of extinguishers shall be trained and shall
available the appropriate manufacturer’s servicing manual(s), the
tools, recharge materials, lubricants, and manufacturer’s replacement
parts specifically listed for use in the fire extinguisher.
vessels used as
fire extinguishers and specified components of fire extinguishers shall
hydrostatically tested in accordance with this chapter.
hydrostatic testing shall be certified by an organization with a
program acceptable to the authority having jurisdiction.
facilities with a DOT certification [requalification identification
(RIN)] or a TC certification shall be permitted to perform the task of
hydrostatic testing without having additional certification as a fire
extinguisher technician as outlined in 7.1.2.
testing is subcontracted to a facility described in 184.108.40.206.1, an
technician complying with 7.1.2 shall perform assembly and disassembly
valves and cylinders, replacement of any parts or components, and all
extinguisher service work.
certification test will meet the
requirements for the 2007, 2010, and 2013 editions of NFPA 10. In addition to
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