EHS personnel perform annual inspection and maintenance of campus fire extinguishers. Laboratory personnel are encouraged to check their extinguishers regularly for these items:

  • Accessibility
  • Charge Gauge (CO2 units lack gauges)*
  • Tamper Seal
  • Physical Damage

Report any problems or missing extinguishers to EHS at 919-962-5507.

*EHS recharges extinguishers at no cost to the department or building to which the extinguisher was assigned if one the following applies:

  • If there is evidence of pressure leakage, or
  • If the extinguisher has been used