Are all fire extinguishers visible & accessible?

Are fire extinguisher tags in place and less than one year old?

Is the fire alarm functioning properly and has been tested within the past year?

Are smoke detectors functioning correctly?

Are all exits marked with exit signs and illuminated?

Are evacuation plans posted near doors?

Are doors and hallways leading to an exit free to access with no possibility of being locked in?

Are exit routes kept free of obstructions?

Do exit doors open outward and close / latch properly?

Has a fire/evacuation drill been conducted within the past year?

Are emergency contact numbers posted?

Are emergency lights functioning properly?

Are their 1st Aid kits visible, accessible, stocked and current within expiration dates?

Are BBP kits visible and accessible?

Are boxes, paper / combustible items stored to prevent accumulation that could present a fire hazard?


Any slip/trip/fall hazards identities inside or outside?

Are floor mats or other anti-slip material used in good condition?

Is the building well lit, inside and outside?

Are floors and stairway/handrails in good condition?

Is the building g secured? Locks, security devices working properly?

Are maintenance and mechanical areas secure?

Are window panes free of damage?

Is parking lot in good condition?

Any water leaks?

Plumbing systems working properly?

Safety policy posted?

Are approved ladders / step stools used?


Are breaker boxes labels correctly? Are empty breaker slots covered?

Panel boxes free of hot spots?

Are extension cords properly grounded and adequate sized for current being drawn?

Are extension cords free of damage?

Are outlet and switches properly covered?

Are storage areas near? Items properly stacked? Heavy items stored below shoulder height?

Top shelves free of overhang?

Are custodial areas in good condition? Are all chemicals stored in appropriate containers?

Are oxygen and acetylene tanks secured properly?


List any concern

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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.