NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Detector Failure Reason’
Définition : The reason why the detector failed to operate or did not operate properly.
Purpose : Information on why automatic detection equipment did not operate is important to the evaluation of detection equipment and can be used to improve reliability or installation of detectors.
Entry : Check or mark the box best describing why the detector failed to operate or did not operate properly.
|Element Type||Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.|
DETECTOR FAILURE REASON CODES
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Detector Failure Reason’ element
|Detector Failure Reason||Code|
|Power Failure, Hardwired Detector Shut Off, Disconnect||1|
|Improper Installation or Placement Of Detector||2|
|Lack Of Maintenance, Includes Not Cleaning||4|
|Battery Missing or Disconnected||5|
|Battery Discharged or Dead||6|
|Detector Failure Reason – Other||0|
Last Updated on March 25, 2023