Emergency Response Plan

  • Has an Emergency Response Plan been prepared including:

  • Emergency Planning Committee details

  • Emergency Control Organisation - Roles

  • Means of alerting

  • Evacuation procedures

  • Emergency procedures

  • Post evacuation procedures

  • Fire Equipment requirements

  • Training requirements

  • Review requirements

  • Other Emergency Plan issues:

  • Is the Plan available for review?

  • Is the Plan secure?

  • Has a Fire Safety Advisor been appointed?

  • Do they have a current safety qualification?

  • Has an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) been appointed?

  • Is the membership of the ECO communicated?

  • Have the ECO members been trained in the last 12 months?

  • Has Evacuation training been provided?

  • Have First Response evacuation instructions been provided?

  • Has the emergency response Plan been tested in the last 12 months?

  • Are training records available?

  • Do the evacuation signs/diagrams contain the required information?

  • Are the signs/diagrams securely fastened and orientated for the building?

Means of Escape

  • Are evacuation routes clear of obstructions?

  • Are final exits clear of obstructions for 2 meters?

  • Are the final exits of any adjoining exits clear?

  • Are doors along the evacuation route unlocked?

  • Are self-closing doors working satisfactory?

  • Are all exit signs undamaged?

  • Are maintenance records available for the exit signs?

Fire Extinguishers

  • Are the fire extinguishers provided appropriate for the potential emergencies identified?

  • Are the fire extinguishers correctly maintained?

  • Are maintenance records available?

  • Are extinguisher locations identifiable?

  • Are the extinguisher locations unobstructed?

Fire Detection Systems

  • Are systems tested and maintained to Australian Standards?

  • Has a testing contractor notified the business of any problems and completed the maintenance logbook?

Fire Sprinkler Systems

  • Are Systems tested and maintained to Australian Standards?

  • Has a testing contractor notified the business of any problems and completed a maintenance logbook?

Hazardous Work

  • Are chemicals stored and used as per relevant Data Sheets?

  • Are portable electrical items tested and tagged within last 12 months?

  • Is rubbish appropriately stored and managed to avoid a fire risk?

  • Is plant and machinery maintained?

Audit Report




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