A Study on the Effective Method of Fire Extinguisher Maintenance In the Underground Parking Lot of the Apartment
아파트 지하주차장 소화기의 유지관리 효율화 방안에 관한 연구

Young-Sam Lee
2016 Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science  
The definition of an apartment is a building more than 5 stories high and which is the standard law. Currently, the number of apartments is increasing much faster than detached houses. Owning an apartment is a normal trend these days. However, the increasing number of apartments has been increasing the number of apartment fires which also has been making social problems. Therefore, this study was conducted for the fire extinguisher among other fire facilities because it is important for initial
more » ... portant for initial fire suppression. The research subject is on the fire extinguisher that is in the underground parking lot of 40 apartment complexes which are more than 10 stories. Survey and analysis were conducted for 80 fire extinguishers. There are two fire extinguishers for each apartment. The result of this study is that all installed fire extinguishers are ABC dry chemical type, 92% of them is 3.3kg and that meet the legal height(less than 1.5m). However, the condition such as appearance, inspection, manufactured year, appearance of signs, material of signs, size of signs, etc. was insufficiency. So improvement of law and system that are fire facility construction, maintenance implementation and additional designation of type approval about sign will be needed in my opinion.
doi:10.12812/ksms.2016.18.3.01 fatcat:ynegfhiy3bflli4ln7huwqgujm