Fire Extinguishers

  • Are all extinguishers in labelled locations?

  • Are extinguisher pins in place and seals unbroken (for 08/09 extinguisher pins are blue)?

  • If a gauge is fitted, is the needle in the green zone?

  • Are extinguishers easily accessible and uninstructed in anyway?

Fire Escape Routes

  • Are emergency exit routes clearly signposted?

  • Are escape routes clear and free of obstructions?

  • Do fire doors self close effectively into the door frame?

  • Are all fire doors kept closed (not held open/wedged)?

Fire Safety Notices & Signs

  • Are all fire safety notices and signs clearly visible and not defaced?

  • Are 'Fire Action' notices in place and do they indicate the location of the fire assembly point?

  • Is the sign at the fire assembler key point in place, clear and visable?

Fire Exits

  • Are final exits from the building clear of obstructions, both inside and outside of the building?

  • Can emergency exits be opened without the use of a key?

  • Do fire exits discharge into a place if saftey?

  • Is the fire assembly point clearly identifiable and is it in a clear and safe area away from traffic?

Electrical Equipment

  • Are all electric cables tidy and free from trip hazards?

  • Are all extension cables fully extended (uncoiled) and routed safely?

  • Is there evidence of temporary repair of or damage to electrical equipment?

Heating Equipment

  • Are heaters, flues, vents and hot pipes clear of furniture, clothing, paper or other combustible materials?

General Housekeeping

  • Are all work areas tidy?

  • Is the smoking policy seen to be working?

  • Are packing and stationary materials securely contained and stored?

  • Are flammable materials stored in a secure location?

  • Is combustible waste safely stored away form heat sources and disposed of regularly?

  • Any other comments?

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