FPSPRNKLRHD-SA Sprinkler Heads - Sprinklered Areas - Semi-Annual

                                                     Man Hours .5
Special Instructions:

This work should be scheduled immediately prior to the scheduled maintenance on
dry pipe valves or alarm check valves (wet pipe).  Needed replacement of
sprinkler heads should be performed at that time.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1.___ Inspect and identify damaged, bent, corroded, painted, whitewashed, or
      weeping sprinkler heads, all of which will need replacement.
2.___ Remove any insect nests attached to sprinkler heads.
3.___ Place light coat of oil on sprinkler heads located in areas conducive to
      insect nests.
4.___ For sprinkler heads which are subject to above normal temperature (adjacent
      to steam pipes, furnaces, ovens, hot gas, vents, exhaust, etc.), check
      color coding of sprinkler heads for the proper temperature range.  Identify
      the sprinkler heads with improper temperature ranges, all of which will
      need replacement.
5.___ Check that minimum distance of 18 to 36 inches is maintained between
      sprinkler heads and racks, palletized stock, or other stacked materials.
6.___ Remove any ladders, stock or material which is being supported by the
      sprinkler piping.
7.___ Replace broken pipe hangers and refasten any that have come loose.
8.___ Check that all water is drained from low points on dry piping systems.

Tools & Materials:

1.  Standard Tool Kit
    Plus Pipe wrenches to 24"
         Tubing cutters
         Flaring tool
         Small acetylene outfit
         Packing tool kit and packing
         3/4" socket set
         Crescent wrenches to 14"
2.  Spare heads of proper temperatures.
3.  Ladder.

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