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  • All Fire Hose Stations must be inspected monthly and must be equipped with 1½” hose and nozzle (NFPA 1962).
  • The hose should be visually checked for damage, make sure it is properly racked in the cabinet and that the nozzle is attached. The nozzle should be in the closed position.
  • Inspect hose cabinet signs
  • Physical inspection shall determine that the hose, couplings, and any nozzles have not been vandalized; are free of debris; and exhibit no evidence of mildew, rot, or damage by chemicals, burns, cuts, abrasion, and vermin (NFPA 1962).
  • If the hose fails the physical inspection, it shall be removed from service, repaired as necessary, and service-tested as specified in Chapter 5, or condemned (NFPA 1962).
  • The couplings shall be inspected as specified in 4-2.1. (NFPA 1962).
  • Where nozzles are required on occupant-use hose, they shall be inspected as specified in 4-1.1, 4-1.2, and 4-1.3. (NFPA 1962).

In order to keep your fire hose ready for action and in top condition it is important to familiarize yourself with the frequency of maintenance services needed on your equipment. Let us take care of the rest. Herbert Williams Fire Equipment Ltd. provides full maintenance and inspection of your fire hose and all its components.


Remove and re-rack all standpipe hose (NFPA 1962).

Every Three Years

Occupant use hose shall be service-tested (Over 5 years old) (NFPA 1962).s (NFPA 10).

Every Five Years

First hydrostatic test required for new occupant use fire hose.

Industry accreditations

Our Certifications & Association Memberships

  • Ansul
  • Canadian fire alarm association
  • NFPA
  • National accociation of fire equipment distributors
  • Pyro-Chem
  • Underwriters' Laboratories of Canada
  • FM Approved

Our advantages

  • Protecting People & Property Since 1908
  • Quality Products at competitive prices
  • Fast Answers to a regulatory compliance issues
  • Risk assessment service
  • Top Performance without compromise
  • Superior service & End-to-end Solutions

Client testimonials

Herbert Williams Fire Equipment Ltd.
Herbert Williams has been supplying our corporation with fire supression equipment for over 10 years. We are very pleased with product quality and the knowledge and level of service is second to none.
Our company selected Herbert Williams for their rock solid reputation and knowledge. Bernie was a true pleasure to work with. I would not hesitate to recommend them to any purchasing manager looking for a reliable fire extinguisher, sprinkler systems & fire alarm contractor. 
Francis Black
We can always rely on Herbert Williams for all of our safety storage requirements. This company stands behind its products and Rob is always more than accomadating, especially when a deadline is at stake. Great people to do business with.
Thomas Schwartz