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Fire Protection Systems Testing Forms and Guidelines

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Annual Inspections 

We are committed to conducting over 8,000 annual inspections in the city of Torrance. These inspections also include our new businesses. We strive to provide quality inspection service to our community which is part of Our Mission to provide life safety services and reduce hazards.same time we can educate people about the value of fire sprinklers, maintaining exits, and other fire safety features of their environment.

Different areas of Torrance are handled by different inspectors. To see which inspector is assigned to your area, please refer to the following map:

If the building is a high-rise, four stories or above, it must be inspected by the senior fire investigator or the senior fire prevention officer.


 5 Year Testing on Sprinkler Systems

The following guideline shall be referenced as the standard operating procedure to conduct five-year tests of fire sprinkler systems. Only buildings with an NFPA 13 or NFPA 13R system are covered by this guideline; it does not apply to buildings with an NFPA 13D system.


 Additional most up-to-date forms are on the OSFM website under the Automatic Extinguishing System, forms, labels and tags: : Go to Engineering, then click on Automatic Extinguishing System, Then click on Forms, Labels, and Tags


Automatic Extinguishing System Forms, Labels, and Tags

Water-Based Fire Suppression System Label

Fixed Engineered and Pre-Engineered Fire Suppression System Tag

AES 1 Inspection, Testing, Maintenance Cover Sheet

AES 2.1 Wet Pipe Fire Sprinkler System Quarterly/Annual

AES 2.2 Wet Pipe Fire Sprinkler System Five Year

AES 2.3 Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler System Quarterly/Annual

AES 2.4 Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler System Five Year

AES 2.5 Pre-action Sprinkler Systems Quarterly/Annual

AES 2.6 Pre-action Sprinkler Systems Water Five Year

AES 2.7 Deluge Sprinkler Systems Water Spray Quarterly/Annual

AES 2.8 Deluge Sprinkler Systems Water Spray Five Year

AES 2.9 Main Drain Test Continuation Form

AES 3 Standpipe and Hose Systems

AES 3.1 Standpipe and Hose System Five Year

AES 4 Private Fire Service Mains

AES 4.1 Private Fire Service Main

AES 5.1 Diesel Fire Pump Weekly

AES 5.2 Diesel Fire Pump Annual

AES 5.3 Electric Fire Pump Monthly

AES 5.4 Electric Fire Pump Annual

AES 6 Water Storage Tanks

AES 7 Water Spray Fixed Systems

AES 8 Foam-Water Sprinkler Systems

AES 9 Continuation Sheet

AES 10 Corrective Action and Repairs Performed

AES 11 Limited License Tool Checklist

AES 12 Local Fire Authority Endorsement

AES 20 Wet Chemical Pre-Engineered Fire Extinguishing System;Semi-Annual

AES 21 Dry Chemical Pre-Engineered Fire Extinguishing System- Semi-Annual

AES 22 Specialty Pre-Engineered and Engineered Fire Extinguishing System - Semi-Annual


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