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TITLE 28INSURANCE
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE
CHAPTER 34STATE FIRE MARSHAL
SUBCHAPTER EFIRE EXTINGUISHER RULES
RULE §34.519Installation Labels for Fixed Extinguisher Systems

(a) After an installation has been completed, an installation label must be affixed to the control head or panel of the fixed fire extinguisher system. The signature of the licensee on the label certifies that the system has been installed according to law. Labels must be five inches in height and four inches in width and must be of the gum label type. They must not be red in color. Installation labels must contain only the following information in the format of the label shown in subsection (b) of this section:

  (1) the inscription "DO NOT REMOVE BY ORDER OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL--SYSTEM INSTALLATION RECORD" (all in capital letters, at least 10-point boldface type);

  (2) the firm's name, address, and telephone number;

  (3) the firm's certificate-of-registration number;

  (4) the signature and license number of the licensee authorized to certify a fixed fire extinguishing system (a stamped signature is prohibited);

  (5) the date of installation; and

  (6) identification of the manufacturer's manual(s) used for installation.

(b) Installation label:

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(c) Certificate of Installation.

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(d) After completion of the installation, modification, or addition of a fixed fire extinguisher system, the licensee must complete an installation certificate in the format provided by the state fire marshal (see Certificate of Installation). When an installation certificate has been completed, legible copies must be distributed as follows:

  (1) original to owner or posted on site at control head or panel;

  (2) a copy to main authority having jurisdiction, if required; and

  (3) a copy to certifying firm to retain in their office for access by SFMO.


Source Note: The provisions of this §34.519 adopted to be effective April 14, 1989, 14 TexReg 1632; transferred effective September 1, 1991, as published in the Texas Register March 6, 1992, 17 TexReg 1745; amended to be effective March 23, 1994, 19 TexReg 1682; amended to be effective December 14, 1994, 19 TexReg 9526; amended to be effective May 10, 1996, 21 TexReg 3714; transferred effective September 1, 1997, as published in the Texas Register November 14, 1997, 22 TexReg 11091; amended to be effective April 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1706; amended to be effective February 14, 2013, 38 TexReg 662

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