• Centers are required to conduct and document weekly/monthly inspections. Results of the inspection are recorded below. In the event a deficiency is identified but cannot be corrected, the Safety Officer will submit a maintenance work order. Completed checklist must be returned to the Center Safety Officer, based on center policy. The general safety and health checklist applies and should be attached to the checklist.

  • Area of Inspection

  • Inspection completed by?

  • Date and Time of inspection

General Requirements

  • All students doors or any door leading to an egress corridor must positive latch on its own. No door can be held open by any device that will not release the door when the fire alarm is activated.

  • All entrance/exit doors to egress corridors are fully operational and bear then appropriate for rating. Frame and door have a fire rating tag. Doors are free from holes and breakage.

  • All panic bars are in good working condition and operational.

  • All ceiling tile are in place and there are no holes or gaps in excess of 1/8th".

  • All electrical panels are labeled appropriately.

  • All electrical panels have a 3 foot entry way to panel. Panel doors close and lock.

  • All G.F.C.I. receptacles are operational.

  • Electrical panel knockouts are in place.

  • Permanent electrical circuits are utilized rather than extension cords.

  • Area is free of missing tiles both floor and wall.

  • Materials are safely stacked and not within 18" vertically or 36" horizontally of a sprinkler head.

  • Light fixtures are free of missing lens covers.

  • Walking surfaces are free of slip/trip hazards such as flooring tears, bumps, carpet sags, or other trip hazards.

  • Walking surfaces are free of spilled liquids or water.

  • Sidewalks and other walking surfaces are free of cracks in excess of 1/4".

  • All exterior lighting is operational.

  • Cleaning materials and chemicals are properly stored, not in student rooms, or left unattended.

  • All janitorial closets and mechanical rooms are closed and locked.

  • All flammable or hazardous chemicals are properly stored when not in use. Flammable storage cabinets are closed at all times.

  • M.S.D.S. /S.D.S. information is openly available to all staff and students.

  • Flammable storage cabinets are properly vented to the outside.

  • Grinders or other power tools have the appropriate guarding and are in proper working condition.

  • Area is free of evidence of vermin.

  • Staff and students are utilizing proper footwear (steel toe or slip resistant closed toe).

  • Dryer vents are clean and properly attached.

Life Safety

  • Fire extinguishers are:
    (A) Present
    (B) Proper class
    (C) Properly mounted
    (D)Adequate in number
    (E) Unobstructed

  • Area is free of known fire hazards.

  • Sprinkler system is:
    (A)Properly installed
    (B) Inspected
    (C) Escutcheons are present
    (D) Properly spaced

  • Emergency lighting is:
    (A) Properly installed
    (B) Adequate
    (C) Properly

  • Exit signage is:
    (A) Properly installed
    (B) Adequate
    (C) Properly functioning
    (D) Indicates proper egress route

  • Emergency egress is unobstructed and egress lighting is functional.

  • CO2 detectors are:
    (A)Present
    (B) Properly located
    (C) Properly functioning

  • All fire egress maps include:
    (A) Primary and secondary escape routes.
    (B) You are here marking
    (C) Location of alarm pull stations and fire extinguishers

  • Fire alarm system is:
    (A) Properly installed
    (B) Functional
    (C) Adequate

  • Signature of inspector

  • Center Director

  • Safety Committee Member

  • Safety Committee Member

  • Safety Committee Member

  • Safety Committee Member

  • Safety Committee Member

  • Safety Committee Member

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