|Under NFPA 80 of NFPA's Life Safety Code, the
code states that fire and combination fire/smoke dampers shall
require inspection and testing one year after installation.
In addition, the testing and inspection frequency shall then
be every 4 years, except in hospitals, where the frequency
shall be every 6 years. (NFPA 80, 19.4). NFPA 80 also requires
documentation indicating the location of the damper, date
of inspection, name of inspector and deficiencies discovered.
Underwriter's Laboratory reminds all property owners whose
buildings are equipped with Fire Dampers to comply with