1.1 Are operational policies and procedures up to date and accessible to all operational personnel?
2.1 Does the Station have an agreed personnel establishment?
2.2 Is the current brigade establishment above 90%?
2.3 Is the current brigade establishment below 120%?
2.4 Does the brigade have sufficient Qualified Officers? (20% of total membership)
2.5 Does the brigade have sufficient qualified emergency response drivers?
2.6 Do personnel have up to date skills, qualifications and certifications for their role?
2.7 Are any specialist skills required for the role/profile loaded into OSM or equivalent?
2.8 Are there sufficient personnel to provide an effective response?
2.9 Are there adequate numbers of personnel ready to progress to the next role?
2.10 Are all operational members currently in OSM green status or an equivalent currency status?
3.1 Is programmed maintenance that effects the operational readiness of the station being carried out?
3.2 Have faults, defects or other issues with the station operational readiness components been reported?
3.3 If there is an operational servicing facility has this been checked to ensure it is in good working order?
3.4 If there is an operational training facility has this been checked to ensure it is in good working order?
3.5 Are the station resources secured from theft?
3.6 Are all access keys secure?
4.1 Is the station's communication and turnout equipment fully functional?
4.2 Is the communication equipment in the station's vehicles fully functional?
4.3 Have faults, defects or other issues with communication equipment and/or systems been reported?
5.0.1 Are operational personnel trained in operational vehicle driving policy and procedures?
5.0.2 Do drivers meet driving hours legal requirements(FL1-4)?
5.0.3 If this site has a tanker, does it have baffling (refer POP FL6-1 Water tanker policy)
5.1.0 Individual appliance checklist Appliance 1
5.1.3 Has vehicle servicing been completed according to NZFS maintenance requirements (FL3-3POP)?
5.1.4 Have the drivers checks been completed?
5.1.5 Is the appliance inventory checked regularly?
5.1.6 Does the equipment on the appliance comply with the relevant Standard Equipment List (FL3-1)?
5.1.7 Is equipment stowed correctly (if applicable)?
5.1.9 Is the annual registration current?
5.1.10 Is the certificate of fitness current?
5.1.11 Is the electrical warrant of fitness current?
5.1.12 Are the road user kms current?
6.1 Is there Site/Fire plans available to all personnel?
6.2 Are Risk/Fire and tactical plans are current?
6.3 Is there a system for identifying local water supplies?
6.4 Are local water supplies inspected and tested?
7.1.1 Is each appliance carrying the BA equipment required by national policy FL3-1 Standard equipment lists?
7.1.2 Are all breathing apparatus sets located at this location in test?
7.1.3 Is there evidence that each BA set is checked?
7.1.4 Has medical care equipment been checked?
7.1.5 Has small motors and any specialised equipment been checked?
7.1.6 Is hydraulic rescue equipment checked?
7.1.7 Is each thermal imaging camera checked?
7.1.8 Are Air purifying respirator canisters being checked?
7.2.0 Is there evidence to show that the following standard tests are conducted on:
7.2.1 Miscellaneous equipment
7.2.2 Electrical equipment
7.2.6 Level 3 clothing
7.2.7 Level 4 clothing
7.2.8 Portable pump(s)
7.2.9 Main pump(s)
7.2.10 Waterway equipment
7.2.12 Belts, slings, harnesses, stretchers
7.2.13 Wire ropes, chains, hooks
7.2.14 D rings, Karabiners, descenders
7.2.15 Air bags
7.2.16 Hydraulic rescue equipment
7.2.17 Is there a process in place for the reporting of faults and defects?
7.2.18 If a station has additional equipment, is it approved?
7.2.19 Has gas detector bump testing been carried out?
7.2.20 Is station Gas detection equipment annual calibration up-to-date?
7.2.21 Water safety kit
7.2.22 Are there high visibility jerkins for each crew member?
7.2.23 Are there sufficient jerkins to identify IC Fire, Safety and ECO positions on the fire ground?
7.3.1 Structural firefighting jacket and over trousers
7.3.2 Flash hood
7.3.3 Structural firefighting gloves
7.3.4 Structural firefighting boots
7.3.5 Structural firefighting helmet with correct markings
7.3.6 Wildfire/rescue coverall or a jacket and trousers
7.3.7 Wildfire/rescue gloves
7.3.8 Wildfire/rescue boots
7.3.9 Wildfire/rescue helmet (where available), or structural firefighting helmet
7.3.10 Is there eye and ear protection available for all crew members?
7.3.11 Storm jacket and over trousers available?
7.4.0 Does each Operational Support member have appropriate PPE allocated:
7.4.1 Operational support uniform jacket
7.4.2 Operational support over trousers or wildfire/rescue coverall
7.4.3 Wildfire/rescue or structural firefighting helmet with correct markings
7.4.4 Wildfire/rescue gloves
7.4.5 Structural firefighting or wildfire/rescue boots / eye and ear protection
7.5.0 General Uniform
7.5.1 Are all PPE items in a suitable condition for their intended use?
7.5.2 Is there evidence that PPE is cleaned after use following correct procedure?
7.5.3 Is PPE stored correctly (N2POP)?
7.5.4 Are quarterly inspections of PPE carried out by the station
7.5.5 Is there a process for reporting faults, defects or other issues with PPE?
8.1 Operational personnel aware of Service Delivery Guidelines?
9.1.1 There is a current Business Plan for the workplace including safety, health & wellbeing objectives relevant to the workplace?
9.1.2 There is a safety, health & wellbeing noticeboard in the workplace that displays current & relevant information?(i.e SH & W policy, meeting minutes, emergency plan)
9.2.1 There is an up-to-date Hazard Register with control decisions, actions proposed and review dates available to personnel?
9.2.2 Hazard controls are reviewed as defined or at least annually?
9.2.3 Hazard registers have been reviewed at least six monthly?
9.2.4 There is a site Hazardous Substances Register - updated according to the chemicals on the appliances and/or station/workplace? (reviewed at least six monthly)
9.2.5 Workplace Safety Inspections are conducted and recorded?
9.2.6 Visitor/Contractor entry control procedures are in place?
9.2.7 New and transferred staff have had a safety, health & wellbeing induction to their workplace/station/brigade including the gym? (where applicable)
9.3.1 Contractors have been inducted to this workplace? (Local based contractors & at times regional contractors as required/requested)
9.3.2 Contractor safety performance for major work is monitored (during and at the completion of the contract)
9.4.1 Accidents and near miss events are entered into the accident or event reporting & investigation kiosk? (AERIK)
9.5.1 The Workplace/Station Emergency Plan is prominently displayed and is reviewed annually. (The plan is current at the time of audit)
9.5.2 Is there adequate Evacuation Procedure information and signage displayed?
9.5.3 At least one trial evacuation per Watch per year has been completed (4 in total) and there is evidence that the trial evacuation result has been recorded and discussed? (These are completed in SMS and results/findings are recorded in the H&S meeting minutes).
9.5.4 Volunteer Brigades, National Training Centres, NHQ, Region, Area Offices & Comcens have conducted and minuted six-monthly trial fire evacuations?
9.5.5 All personnel have access to first aid treatment supplies and equipment?
9.6.1 Health & Safety meetings are held at least quarterly?
9.6.2 Issues requiring escalation at Health & Safety meetings have been addressed or are in the process of being addressed?
9.6.3 Management demonstrate involvement in safety, health & wellbeing matters, including items that arise from committee meetings?