|Sprinkler System - Maintenance and Testing|
Automatic sprinkler and standpipe systems are inspected, tested, and maintained in accordance with NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintaining of Water-based Fire Protection Systems. Records of system design, maintenance, inspection and testing are maintained in a secure location and readily available.
a) Date sprinkler system last checked _____________________
b) Who provided system test ____________________________
c) Water system supply source __________________________
Provide in REMARKS information on coverage for any non-required or partial automatic sprinkler system.
9.7.5, 9.7.7, 9.7.8, and NFPA 25
Name: MAIN BUILDING 01 - Component: 01 - Tag: 0353
Based on observation, document review and interview, the facility failed to maintain fire sprinkler systems for two of two sprinkler systems.
1. Document review on January 23, 2019, at 9:10 a.m., revealed the following fire sprinkler deficiencies:
a. November 14, 2018, quarterly fire sprinkler inspection noted, "Antifreeze loop is at +12 degrees. Recommend system must be recharged before freezing conditions. Propylene Glycol, five heads on a 1" line with no control valve for isolation, only a 1" check valve";
b. May 17, 2018, quarterly fire sprinkler inspection noted, "Outside tamper on the post indicator valve was not working";
c. February 15, 2018, quarterly fire sprinkler inspection was a blank report (no checked boxes to indicate if tested components passed or failed).
Interview with the maintenance director and administrator on January 23, 2019, at 9:10 a.m., confirmed the above fire sprinkler quarterly report deficiencies.
Deficiency A and C were corrected at the time of revisit.
At the time of revisit on March 7, 2019, interview with the maintenance director at 8:40 a.m., confirmed deficiency B was not corrected.
2. Observation on January 23, 2019, at 10:35 a.m., revealed a large park bench was placed in front of the outside fire department connection, blocking access.
Interview with the maintenance director and administrator on January 23, 2019, at 10:35 a.m., confirmed the above fire department connection was blocked by a park bench.
Above deficiency number 2 was corrected at the time of revisit.
3. Observation on January 23, 2019, at 10:42 a.m., revealed the Gathering/Porch had a fire sprinkler valve that lacked an identification tag.
Interview with the maintenance director and administrator on January 23, 2019, at 10:42 a.m., confirmed the above sprinkler valve lacked an identification tag.
At the time of revisit on March 7, 2019, interview with the maintenance director at 8:45 a.m., confirmed the deficiency number 3 was not corrected.
| ||Plan of Correction - To be completed: 03/15/2019|
The outside tamper on the post indicator valve Has been locked out on Friday March, 15, 2019 which meets code per Ivan Piotek, from Firefighters.
The Identification tags for the fire sprinkler valve has been provided on Friday March 15, 2019.