Asset Information

Panel & Controls
Panel Type


Panel Location

Correct Panel Operation?

Check System Keypads

Check Internal Sounders

Check External Sounders

Check System Expanders

Check System Spurs

Check System Batteries

System Checks


Physical Condition of Detection Devices?

Cable and Containment Condition?


Walk Test detection devices?

Test External Sounders

Test Internal Sounders

Resistance and Voltages of Applicable circuits?

Grade Specific Features Operational?

Zone programming is correct?

Any Zone Omitted or switch off in programming?

Date and Time Correct

Cleaned and Labelled Equipment

Check System Log (1wk) and action any findings

Identified FAR's


Risk Level

Action Level



Communication System Installed

Comms Type

Check Signalling Primary Path

Check Signalling Secondary Path

Check System PIN Allocation with Central Station

Check System Signal strength

Check Signals Received

Check Number called/dialled


System Telephone Number(s)

Signalling Power Source

Signalling Battery?

Fire Alarm Communications

Confirm System OFF TEST

Final Checks

System General

Ensure Service Labels are Installed

Ensure Log Book Installed & Up to date

Zone List Installed?

Engineer Codes Updated

Customer has manager codes available

Alarm Sets and Unsets correctly (use system log to verify if unable to arm)

Ensure system out of Engineer Mode

System left in good working order

Client Familiarity

Check Client Aware of Abort and Cancellation Procedures (where applicable)

Confirm customer knows what to do in the event of activation

Confirm customer knows how to operate system correctly

Confirm whether client planning any changes to building or business?

Confirm client has no current issues with the system?

Client Additional Training required?

Additional Parts Fitted

Have any parts been installed?

Item Installed



Other Reason


Alarm Further Actions

Any Further Actions Required?

Identified FAR's


Risk Level

Action Level


Add media

Other Recommendations

Any Further Recommendations?

Additional Recommendation


Additional Recommendations

Add media

Summary PMI Outcome

PMI Outcome

Based on the above assessment we consider this Alarm system to have:

Congratulations your system has PASSED its basic visual PMI checks, and is considered at his time to be safe to operate.
Please ensure though you carry our regular visual checks and tests of system to ensure suitable for use and ensure any actions needed are reported immediately to us.

Your system is considered to have passed the basics visual checks, however we have identified additional further actions that are required. Additional remedial works will be provided to you in a separate report along with associated costs.

Your system is considered to have FAILED it's visual PMI checks on a number of serious items. The remedial actions will be provided to you in a separate report along with associated costs.

In the meantime you may wish to consider placing the system or devices "out of action"until these remedial works are completed!

Your system has been CONDEMNED which indicates that we have found significant failures and consider a danger for continued use.

We strongly advise the system or condemned component be placed "out of action" until such time as remedial or replacement works can be carried out.

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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.