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55 Pa. Code § 2390.84. Fire extinguishers.

§ 2390.84. Fire extinguishers.

 (a)  There shall be at least one fire extinguisher with a minimum 10ABC rating for each floor including the basement. If there is more than 1,500 square feet of indoor floor area on any floor including the basement, there shall be an additional fire extinguisher with a minimum 10ABC rating for each additional 1,500 square feet of indoor floor area.

 (b)  A fire extinguisher with a minimum 10ABC rating shall be located within 100 feet of any point in the work area.

 (c)  A fire extinguisher with a minimum 10B rating shall be located in each kitchen.

 (d)  Fire extinguishers weighing under 45 pounds shall be mounted on the wall so that the extinguishers are visible to staff and clients.

 (e)  Fire extinguishers weighing over 45 pounds shall be on a wheeled unit and visible to staff and clients.

 (f)  Fire extinguishers shall be easily accessible to staff and clients.

 (g)  Fire extinguishers shall be inspected and approved annually by the local fire department or other fire safety authority. The date of the inspection shall be on the extinguisher.

Source

   The provisions of this §  2390.84 adopted May 9, 1986, effective August 8, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 1693.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6000.313 (relating to provisional license factors).



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