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Fire & Smoke Damper Inspections

Are You in Compliance?


The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code states that all fire and smoke dampers must be inspected every four years. In addition, Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) reminds all property owners whose buildings are equipped with fire, smoke, and combination fire/smoke dampers to comply with NFPA Code. the exception to the four-year rule are hospitals, which must have all of their Fire and Smoke Dampers inspected no less frequent than every six years.


What Can DLOM Do?
  • Remove and reset fusible links

  • Manually test all dampers

  • Clean and service all dampers

  • Identify location of dampers, document in a master record (called a Damper Report), and apply color coded labels at each damper location

  • Denote location of dampers and corresponding number of dampers on mechanical blueprints

  • Provide photographic documentation

At the end of your Damper Inspection DLOM will send you a Damper Report that summarizes what we found. To see a sample of this report click on the link below.

Fire Damper, Smoke Damper, Inspection
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