Part 1: Exit/ Fire Doors

Are there any fire rated doors?

Does the fire rated exit door swing in direction of egress?

Is the fire rated door fitted with door closer?

Is the fire rated exit door in closed position?

Is the fire rated exit door locked?

Is the emergency exit clear from obstruction?

Part 2: Staircases

Are there any staircases?

Are the staircases landings clear from any obstruction and combustible material?

Below emergency staircase landings are free from illegal storage of materials?

Part 3: Corridors/Passageways

Is the clearance for internal passageway at least 1.5m wide?

Is the clearance between aisles/shelves at least 1.0m wide?

Are the corridors and the passageways clear from obstruction?

Part 4: Fire Extinguishers

Are the Extinguishers placed appropriately and prominently?

Are the Extinguishers clear from obstruction?

Are the extinguishers below 1.5m height

Is the fire extinguisher serviced annually?

Part 5: Hosereels

Are the hosereels working (shooting distance min 6m)? (Require technician assistance)

Is the nozzle and hoses in working order?

Are they free from obstruction and illegal storage?

Is the control valve working? (Require technician assistance)

Is the hosereel control valve locked and strapped at 'OPEN' position?

Part 6: Exit signs

Is the exit sign visible?

Is the exit sign illuminated?

Is the exit directional sign adequate?

Part 7: Manual Call Point

Are they free from obstruction?

Is the alarm maintained?

Is it located 1.4 m above the floor?

Part 8: Heat/Smoke Detector

Are there any heat/smoke detectors?

Are they free from obstruction?

Is there a clearance space of 500 mm below the detector?

Part 9: Sprinklers

Are there any sprinklers?

Is the sprinkler head free from obstruction?

Is there a clearance space of 500 mm below the sprinkler head?

Part 10: Hydrant

Is the hydrant free from obstruction?

Is the pit cover free from obstruction?

Part 11: Fire hazards

Are there flammable/ explosive/ combustible substances?

State of the substance?

Does it fall within the Minor Storage limit?
(Cat I - <23DegC, BP<35DegC = 10L)
(Cat II - <23DegC, BP>35DegC = 20 L)
(Cat III - >23DegC, <60DegC = 50 L)
(Cat IV + Mixed - >60DegC, <93DegC = 50 L)

Spill kit made available on site?

Away from possible ignition source?

Is there vertical storage of goods up to the ceiling height?

Electrical risers, telephone risers and electrical switchboard compartments free from storage?

Boundary fence/wall free from obstruction and storage?

Is the fire engine accessway free from obstruction? (4m for offices, 6m for warehouses)

Part 12: Means of Escape

Is escape lighting installed?

Is primary lighting provided to all internal and external escape routes?

Is the travel distance between remote corner to means of escape less than 25m (one-way)?

Is the travel distance between remote corner to means of escape less than 60m (two-way)?

Part 13: Containment - Compartmentation

Is the building adequately sub-divided with fire-resisting construction into compartments and sub-compartments, to inhibit the spread of fire within it?

Are the constructed partitions accompanied with approved QP drawings?

Part 15: Recommendations / Others

Place all recommendations within this section and label either urgent or non - urgent.

Recommendation #

Area of improvement

Part 16: Review Date

Date of review:

Part 17: Signature of Area IC
Representative of Area I/C
Representative of Area I/C
Representative of Area I/C
Facilities Management Rep
WSH Personnel
Briefing photo (if any)
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.