General

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Application of Building Regulations

  • Is the building constructed under Building Regulations 2006 (Subdivision 1)?
    (Post 1994)

  • Is the building constructed Building Regulations 2006 (Subdivision 2)?
    (Pre 1994)

Required documentation & paperwork

  • Is the Occupancy Permit available?

  • Is the Annual Essential Safety Measures Report available?

  • Are current Maintenance Records available?

Building Fire Integrity

  • Has the annual inspection of the building elements required to satisfy prescribed fire resistance levels been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the materials and assemblies required to satisfy prescribed fire hazard properties been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the elements required to be non-combustible, provide fire protection, compartmentation or separation been carried out?

  • Are the wall-wetting sprinklers (including doors and windows required in conjunction with wall-wetting sprinklers) being maintained?

  • Are the fire doors (including sliding fire doors and their associated warning systems) and associated self-closing, automatic closing and latching mechanisms being maintained?

  • Are the fire windows (including windows that are automatic or permanently fixed in the closed position) being maintained?

  • Are the fire shutters being maintained?

  • Are the solid core doors and associated self-closing, automatic closing and latching mechanisms being maintained?

  • Is fire protection at service penetrations through elements required to be fire-resisting with respect to integrity or insulation, or to have a resistance to incipient spread of fire being maintained?

  • Is fire protection associated with construction joints, spaces and the like in and between building elements required to be fire-resisting with respect to integrity and insulation being maintained?

  • Are the smoke doors and associated self-closing, automatic closing and latching mechanisms being maintained?

  • Are the proscenium walls (fire curtains) are being maintained?

Means of Egress

  • Are the paths of travel to the exits clear of obstructions?

  • Is the discharge from exits (including paths of travel from open spaces to the public roads to which they are connected) being maintained?

  • Are the exits (including fire-isolated stairways and ramps, non-fire isolated stairways and ramps, stair treads, balustrades and handrails associated with exits, and fire isolated passageways) being maintained and clear of obstructions?

  • Has the annual inspection of the smoke lobbies to fire-isolated exits been carried?

  • Has the annual inspection of the open access ramps or balconies for fire-isolated exits been carried out?

  • Are the doors (other than fire or smoke doors) in a required exit, forming part of a required exit or in a path of travel to a required exit, and associated self-closing, automatic closing and latching mechanisms being maintained?

Signs

  • Has the annual inspection of the signs alerting persons that the operation of doors must not be impaired been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the signs warning against the use of lifts in the event of fire been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the warning signs on sliding fire doors and doors to non-required stairways, ramps and escalators been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the signs, inter communication systems, or alarm systems on doors of fire-isolated exits stating that re-entry to storey available been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the signs required on doors, in alpine areas, alerting people that they open inwards been carried out?

  • Has the annual inspection of the fire order notices required in alpine areas to ensure the warning sign is in place and legible been carried out?

Lighting

  • Are the exit signs (including directional signs) are being maintained?

  • Is the emergency lighting being serviced and maintained?

Fire Fighting Services & Equipment

  • Is the fire hydrant system being maintained?
    (including on-site pump set and fire-service booster connection)

  • Is the fire hose reel system being maintained and tagged?

  • Is the sprinkler system being maintained?

  • Are the portable fire extinguishers being maintained and tagged?

  • Are the fire control centres (or rooms) being inspected and maintained?

  • Are the provisions for special hazards being maintained?

Air Handling Systems

  • Are the smoke hazard management systems being maintained?

  • Is the automatic air pressurisation system for fire-isolated exits being maintained?

  • Is the zone smoke control system being maintained?

  • Are the automatic smoke and heat vents (including automatic vents for atriums) being maintained?

  • Have the air handling systems that do not form part of a smoke hazard management system being maintained?

  • Is the carpark mechanical ventilation system being maintained?

  • Is the atrium smoke control system being maintained?

Automatic Fire Detection & Alarm Systems

  • Is the smoke and heat alarm system being maintained?

  • Is the smoke and heat detection system being maintained?

  • Is the Atrium fire detection and alarm system being maintained?

Occupant Warning Systems

  • Is the emergency warning and intercommunication system being maintained?

  • Is the building occupant warning system being maintained?

Lifts

  • Are the stretcher facilities in the lifts being maintained?

  • Are the emergency lifts being maintained?

  • Are the passenger lift fire service controls being maintained?

Standby Power Supply Systems

  • Is the standby power supply system being maintained?

Building Clearance & Fire Appliances

  • Is the open space around the large isolated buildings being maintained?

  • Is the vehicular access around the large isolated buildings being maintained?

Mechanical Ventilation

  • Are the air conditioning system being maintained?

Other Comments

  • Are evacuation plans provided in the building

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