Your Guide to India's Fire Safety Rules and Requirements

Fire Extinguisher Standards

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has laid down specific standards for the manufacture, testing

Fire Extinguisher Capacity

Fire extinguishers in India are rated based on their extinguishing capacity which determines how much fire they can handle

Inspection and Maintenance

All fire extinguishers must be periodically inspected, maintained, and recharged as per the guidelines set by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

Penalties for Non-compliance

Failing to install and maintain fire extinguishers as per regulations can result in hefty fines and penalties in India. Here are some key consequences: