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1 Cursory Review of New Alarm, Extinguisher and Sprinkler, Tags and Labels February 2006

2 SERVICE INITIAL INSTALLATION FORMAL (overall) INSPECTION and TEST SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE SYSTEM IMPAIRED Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE SYSTEM LABELS/TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FIVE BASIC TYPES OF TAGS/LABELS FOR EXTINGUISHER, ALARM AND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

3 FIRE ALARM LABELS

4 Revised - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED or INOPERABLE Revised - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE AT TIME IT WAS INSTALLED New - BLUE FOR SYSTEM SCHEDULED (ANNUAL) INSPECTION Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM LABELS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. Revised - WHITE FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (Previously Green)

5 WHITE - INSTALLATION LABEL - COMMERCIAL Revised Installation Label Minor changes. 1)Indicates where to attach the label. 2)Indicates how long it should remain attached. 3) Specifies it should be used only for commercial property and non 1-2 family residences.

6 Revised - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED or INOPERABLE Revised - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE AT TIME IT WAS INSTALLED New - BLUE FOR SYSTEM SCHEDULED (ANNUAL) INSPECTION Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM LABELS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. Revised - WHITE FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (Previously Green)

7 WHITE - SERVICE LABEL Revised SERVICE Label CHANGED FROM GREEN TO WHITE. NO MORE GREEN LABELS 1) Indicates how long it should remain on panel. 2) Check boxes indicating service performed. 3) Peel off top ¼ and put on top of each other like post it notes. (No more Green Labels)

8 Revised - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED or INOPERABLE Revised - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE AT TIME IT WAS INSTALLED New - BLUE FOR SYSTEM SCHEDULED (ANNUAL) INSPECTION Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM LABELS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. Revised - WHITE FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (Previously Green)

9 BLUE - INSPECTION LABEL NEW Inspection/Test Label 1)Indicates how long it should remain on panel. 2)Mark type of inspection/test performed. 3) Mark system status after inspection/test is performed. 4) Peel off top ¼ and put on top of each other like post it notes. (No more Green Labels)

10 Revised - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED or INOPERABLE Revised - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE AT TIME IT WAS INSTALLED New - BLUE FOR SYSTEM SCHEDULED (ANNUAL) INSPECTION Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM LABELS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. Revised - WHITE FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (Previously Green)

11 YELLOW - NON-COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS LABEL Revised YELLOW Label Minor changes. 1) Indicates how long it should remain on panel. 2) Reminds licensee to contact owner and AHJ within the specified timeframe.

12 Revised - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED or INOPERABLE Revised - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM NOT ACCORDING TO CODE AT TIME IT WAS INSTALLED New - BLUE FOR SYSTEM SCHEDULED (ANNUAL) INSPECTION Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM LABELS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. Revised - WHITE FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (Previously Green)

13 RED - INOPERABLE or IMPAIRED LABEL Revised RED Label Minor changes. 1) Indicates how long it should remain on panel. 2) Reminds licensee to contact owner and AHJ within the specified timeframe. 3) Check boxes whether the system is impaired or inoperable.

14 SPRINKLER TAGS

15 NEW - BLUE FOR ANNUAL INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) REVISED - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET APPLICABLE CODE REVISED - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED (INOPERABLE) ACCORDING TO NFPA 25 FRONT BACK NEW - WHITE FOR INITIAL INSTALLATION TO RECORD FIRM AND WATER SUPPLY REVISED - WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (PREVIOUSLY GREEN) Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box Austin, Texas (fax) SPRINKLER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FRONT BACK

16 NEW (white) INSTALLATION TAG Used to record the water supply information when the system was first installed to compare with subsequent inspection, testing and maintenance. WHITE - INSTALLATION TAG

17 NEW - BLUE FOR ANNUAL INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) REVISED - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET APPLICABLE CODE REVISED - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED (INOPERABLE) ACCORDING TO NFPA 25 FRONT BACK NEW - WHITE FOR INITIAL INSTALLATION TO RECORD FIRM AND WATER SUPPLY REVISED - WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (PREVIOUSLY GREEN) Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box Austin, Texas (fax) SPRINKLER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FRONT BACK

18 Revised SERVICE Tag CHANGED FROM GREEN TO WHITE. NO MORE GREEN TAGS 1)Describes purpose and use of the tag. 2)Indicates how long it should remain on the system. SERVICE TAG (No more Green Tags)

19 NEW - BLUE FOR ANNUAL INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) REVISED - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET APPLICABLE CODE REVISED - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED (INOPERABLE) ACCORDING TO NFPA 25 FRONT BACK NEW - WHITE FOR INITIAL INSTALLATION TO RECORD FIRM AND WATER SUPPLY REVISED - WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (PREVIOUSLY GREEN) Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box Austin, Texas (fax) SPRINKLER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FRONT BACK

20 NEW (blue) INSPECTION, TEST, & MAINTENANCE (ITM) TAG 1)Used to record the type (annual, quarterly, etc.) and system status after a scheduled ITM. 2)Describes purpose and use of the tag. 3)Indicates how long it should remain on the system. (No more Green Tags) BLUE - INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) TAG

21 NEW - BLUE FOR ANNUAL INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) REVISED - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET APPLICABLE CODE REVISED - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED (INOPERABLE) ACCORDING TO NFPA 25 FRONT BACK NEW - WHITE FOR INITIAL INSTALLATION TO RECORD FIRM AND WATER SUPPLY REVISED - WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (PREVIOUSLY GREEN) Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box Austin, Texas (fax) SPRINKLER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FRONT BACK

22 Revised YELLOW Tag Minor changes. 1)Describes purpose and use of the tag. 2)Reminds licensee to contact owner and AHJ within the specified timeframe. 3)Indicates how long it should remain on the system. YELLOW TAG

23 NEW - BLUE FOR ANNUAL INSPECTION, TEST & MAINTENANCE (ITM) REVISED - YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOT MEET APPLICABLE CODE REVISED - RED FOR SYSTEM IMPAIRED (INOPERABLE) ACCORDING TO NFPA 25 FRONT BACK NEW - WHITE FOR INITIAL INSTALLATION TO RECORD FIRM AND WATER SUPPLY REVISED - WHITE FOR SYSTEM SERVICE (PREVIOUSLY GREEN) Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box Austin, Texas (fax) SPRINKLER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. FRONT BACK

24 Revised RED Tag Minor changes. 1)Describes purpose and use of the tag 2)Reminds licensee to contact owner and AHJ within specified timeframe. RED TAG

25 KITCHEN HOOD FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

26 Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) EXTINGUISHER TAGS April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. No Change - RED FOR IMPAIRED CAUSING INOPERABLE or UNSAFE FRONT BACK New – YELLOW FOR SYSTEM DOES NOTCOMPLY WITH UL 300 FRONT BACK No Change - ANY COLOR TAG FOR SERVICE OR MAINTNENCE FRONT BACK No Change – USE SERVICE TAG FOR INSPECTIONS (SAME AS SERVICE TAGS) Those using Yellow can continue to do so No Change - WHITE LABEL FOR INITIAL SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD OF FIRM

27 NEW YELLOW Tag To identify kitchen hood fire protection systems that do not meet the new UL 300 standard. Firm is required to notify owner and AHJ in writing. Starting January 1, 2008 a red tag will be attached in lieu of this yellow tag. YELLOW – NOTIFICATION TAG for Kitchen Hood Systems

28 Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM CERTIFICATES April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. New - WHITE FOR 1-2 FAMILY DWELLING CERTIFICATION New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM CERTIFICATON New - WHITE PLAN STAMP

29 NEW FML-009A Installing firm must keep one copy in a separate file in their office for access by SFMO instead of mailing to Austin. No longer used for 1-2 family residences.

30 Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM CERTIFICATES April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. New - WHITE FOR 1-2 FAMILY DWELLING CERTIFICATION New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM CERTIFICATON New - WHITE PLAN STAMP

31 WHITE - INSTALLATION LABEL – 1 & 2 FAMILY DWELLING NEW Installation Label (and certification) for 1-2 Family Residences 1) Specifies it should be used only for 1-2 family residences. 2) Includes a certification statement upon signing. Eliminates need for FML- 009A for 1-2 Family Residences.

32 Texas Department of Insurance State Fire Marshals Office, Mail Code 112 -FM 333 Guadalupe P. O. Box , Austin, Texas (fax) FIRE ALARM CERTIFICATES April 2006 – Mark Redlitz. P.E. New - WHITE FOR 1-2 FAMILY DWELLING CERTIFICATION New – WHITE FOR SYSTEM CERTIFICATON New - WHITE PLAN STAMP

33 PLAN STAMP New Fire Alarm Plan Stamp Permits designer to submit plans as drawn by a PE but they must SPECIFICALLY identify (list) ON THE PLAN the items that do not comply with the applicable codes. Hopefully the AHJ will return the plans approved (or resubmit) subject to complete compliance with all applicable codes and standards, including the correction of the listed violations and compliance with any other items they note. Record drawings shall reflect all changes and depict the fire alarm system as-installed.

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