Read dispatch email.
Contact Cordinator immediately with questions or conflicts.
Do you have adequate supplies of smoke, air & other consumables?
Is Point Listing available?
Have Basic Tools, Ladders (4', 6' & 8') and Smoke Pole. Fully charged Barcode Scanner, Radios and Cyclone.
Download br.com report on your scanner.
Generally, annuals are downloaded "New", as are the first quarterly tests of the year. All others are downloaded as "Previous". When in doubt, download as "New" since they can always be merged.
Review br.com report
to determine if any specialized tools are needed such as Sensitivity Machine or Pressurization Equipment.
Arrive On Time
Park where instructed or in low demand spaces, the Loading Dock can be used if permitted.
Meet with Customer.
Answer any questions the customer may have and give a brief description of how you plan to test the building.
(Standard Procedure #5)
Is System Monitored?
If so, Have customer place Account in test mode with Monitoring Company.
(Standard Procedure #6)
Are there Troubles on FACP?
If so, Make note of any preexisting system troubles.
(Standard Procedure #7)
Determine how to place panel in Bypass.
Document procedure in scanner.
(Standard Procedure #8)
ALWAYS check with property management and/or senior colleagues before entering any room marked as protected by a preaction system or Agent system, that contains server or extensive electronic equipment that may be protected by a special system, or any room where the type/manufacturer or the fire alarm differs from the site as a whole.
Test all Initiating Devices.
(See Test and Inspection of Initiating Devices Procedure).
Add barcode sticker or scan the devices tested as needed.
Test all Indicating Devices.
(See Test and Inspection of Indicating Devices Procedure).
This test should be performed during time of least occupancy.
Test Auxiliary Functions.
(See Test Auxiliary Functions Procedure)
Check off Point Listing
Check devices as tested on point listing, if available.
Provide Part Numbers
Provide part numbers/device type for any deficiencies. A description of the failed device and reason for failure is REQUIRED.
If Subcontractor Services (Sprinkler, Extinguisher, Kitchen Hood & FM200) are included, check out with sub before they depart. Verify inspection tags are updated. For Extinguishers, spot check is okay.
Give panel a hygiene makeover, vacuum/blow off dust, clean any loose debris, and remove or replace any old/unsightly stickers.
Review Point Listing
Review point listing to confirm all devices have been checked.
Review Discrepancies with Customer
Give customer an overview of any discrepancies and ask if they will authorize replacement of batteries.
Remove Bypasses from FACP
Customer Remove System from Test
Have customer remove test with Monitoring Company. Check for time of last alarm and trouble signals, document in barcode scanner.
Customer Sign BR.com Report
Complete a service ticket, if necessary. Get customer signature on service ticket or in br.com report.
Upload completed report to br.com during the same day.
Send Completion Email
Send completion notes to the office via email.
Return Paperwork to Office
Return completed point listing and checklist to the office.