Regulation 4 Testing Los Angeles

The Regulation 4 testing program of the City of Los Angeles was implementing to make sure that all Fire Protection systems and equipment are operational in a uniform manner. The concern that this regulation addressed is making all systems compliance with one set of rules, and to certify companies and individuals knowledgeable to install and repair city wide fire protection systems.

Companies can be certified in these areas:

  • Automatic Closing Fire Assemblies Testers
  • Automatic Elevator (Phase I & II) Testers
  • Automatic Sprinkler Testers
  • Basic Fire Alarm Systems Only Testers
  • Basic and Complex Fire Alarm Systems Testers
  • Battery Systems Only Testers
  • Central Station Testers
  • Class I Standpipe Testers
  • Class II Standpipe Testers
  • Class III Standpipe Testers
  • Combined Standpipe Testers
  • Elevator Witness Only Testers
  • Emergency Generator and Battery Systems Testers
  • Fire Escape Assemblies Testers
  • Fire Pumps Testers
  • Gas Detection Tests
  • Mechanical Smoke Proof Enclosures Testers
  • Pressurized Stairshaft Testers
  • Smoke Evacuation (909/905) Testers
  • Highrise Life/Safety Consultant List
  • Healthcare Facility Instructor Consultant List

Testing frequency is also outlined in the Regulation 4 as outlined here:

  • Basic Fire Warning Systems – 1 year
  • Complex Fire Warning Systems – 1 year
  • Central Station Signaling Systems – 1 year
  • Smoke Management Systems – 1 year
  • Elevators, Automatic – 1 year
  • Emergency Generator and Lighting Systems
  • All Occupancies – 1 year
  • Fire Doors: All Types/All Occupancies – 1 year
  • Fire Escapes – 1 year
  • Class I Standpipe Systems – 5 years
  • Class II Standpipe Systems – 5 years
  • Class III Standpipe Systems – 5 years
  • Combined Standpipe Systems – 5 years
  • Class H Standpipe Systems – 5 years
  • Fire Pumps – 1 year
  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems – 5 years

Note: Pre-action, Deluge and Dry Pipe Systems are tested annually.

  • Pressure Reducing Valves (PRV’s)
  • Partial Flow – 1 year
  • Full Flow – 5 years

If your company is in need of Los Angeles Regulation 4 testing, please give Omega Fire Protection a call.