What To Do with Expired Extinguishers

February 28, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You are probably well aware of the importance of fire extinguishers, and hopefully, you maintain them properly. However, at the end of an extinguisher’s lifespan, what do you do? Here is what you need to know about recharging fire extinguishers and handling expired fire extinguishers. How Long Do Portable Fire Extinguishers Last? As a general rule, and as long as the equipment is well taken care of, a portable fire extinguisher can last somewhere between 10 and 12 years. At this point, your fire extinguisher needs to undergo hydrostatic testing to determine the shell’s integrity. If it passes, your equipment... View Article