Got Big Water

YouTube
YouTube Channel

Facebook
Facebook Page

Twitter
Twitter Page

Rural Water Supply Operations Seminar
Rural Water Supply Operations Seminar

Water Supply Officer Seminar
Water Supply Officer Seminar

Relay Pumping With Large Diameter Hose
Relay Pumping With Large Diameter Hose

Dry Fire Hydrant Designs and Installations
Dry Fire Hydrant Designs and Installations

Suction Strainer Flow Test Project:Test Results

Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
June 22, 2009
1,477,462
Visitors Today
Feb 28, 2020
125



Official PayPal Seal
LDH Appliances #06 - The Importance of Annual Service Testing
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter

By President Mark Davis
December 26, 2019

Ten years ago in Sussex County, New Jersey there was a catastrophic failure of an LDH manifold during a training exercise. The failure resulted in serious injury to one firefighter and serves as a good reminder to inspect, maintain, and test all of your LDH appliances in compliance with the NFPA 1962 standard. As proponent of "big water" operations involving LDH, we cannot stress enough the importance of purchasing and using good quality LDH products and investing the time to take care of these products. Attached to this week's News Story is a copy of the investigative report from the 2009 incident in New Jersey. Also attached is Section 9 of Task Force Tips Manual: LDH Valved Appliances.

Attachments:
Attachment hampton_township_ff_Injury_rpt.pdf  (13,577k)
Attachment TFT Appliance Testing.pdf  (90k)
 

Comment Comment 2 Comment(s)

Dennis January 07, 2020 at 9:52 AM
So this is something Ive never thought about but do think it is a good idea. my question though with the standard on this who and where can you go to get this done?


GotBigWater January 07, 2020 at 9:58 AM
Many of the commercial fire hose testing companies now perform testing on appliances and suction hose since those items are included in the revised NFPA standard.



Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
GBW Associates, LLC
3178 Cardinal Drive
Westminster, MD 21157

Emergency Dial 911
Phone: 443-398-6619
E-mail: thebigcamel@gotbigwater.com
Copyright © 2020 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)