• Site conducted

  • Fire Hazard Inspection - Corporate Building

  • Document No. FHI / Corporate / 2017 / 000

  • Title of building

  • Location
  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by Jim Wennell

Building details

  • Enter a photo of the front of the building

  • What is the use of the building?

  • What is the building constructed from?

  • How many floors does the building have?

  • How many staircases does the building have?

  • How many exits does the building have?

  • When is the building occupied?

  • This Inspection is a Fire Hazard spot. A high score in this Inspection does not imply compliance to the Regulatory Reform Order. A low score will result in a full fire safety audit being undertaken on a priority basis. Any deficiencies found need to be addressed in order for compliance to be eventually obtained by the premises under the RRO.

1. Protection of firefighters - Article 38

  • 1.01 Is there a zone plan adjacent to the fire alarm panel?

  • 1.02 Is there sufficient access for fire appliances to the building?

  • 1.03 Is there a dry riser in the building & is it fit for purpose?

  • 1.04 Is there a firefighting lift provided & is it fit for purpose?

2. Fire safety info for employees - Article 19

  • 2.01 Is there any evidence of smoking?

3. Dangerous substances (elimination or reduction) - Article 12

  • 3.01 Are flammable materials securely locked away?

  • 3.02 Are cylinders used in the building?

  • 3.03 Are there automatic or manual shutdown controls provided?

4. Dangerous substances (additional emergency measures) - Article 16

  • 11.01 Is sufficient signage & warning in place in relation to hazardous substances?

5. Emergency routes - Article 14

  • 5.01 Are protected escape routes kept clear of obstructions?

  • 5.02 Are protected escape routes free of all ignition sources?

  • 5.03 Are protected escape routes free of all flammable material?

  • 5.04 Do all fire resisting doors comply with the fire regulations?

  • 5.05 Are all final exit doors easily openable without the use of the key?

  • 5.06 Are additional fire resisting doors required to ensure correct compartmentation?

  • 5.07 Do escape doors serving more than 60 persons open in the direction of escape?

  • 5.08 Is sufficient fire exit signage easily seen & recognisable?

  • 5.09 Is emergency lighting in place & working correctly?

  • 13.10 Are intake and plant rooms free from unauthorised storage?

  • 13.11 Are intake and plant rooms kept locked shut?

  • 13.12 Do intake and plant rooms display "no authorised entry" signs?

6. General fire fire precautions - Article 8

  • 14.01 Are higher risk rooms protected with fire resisting compartmentation?

  • 14.02 Is there evidence that where cables have been run through fire compartment walls, the gaps have been fire stopped?

  • 14.03 Is perimeter fencing adequate?

  • 14.05 Are doors and windows secured at night?

  • 14.06 Is there adequate security lighting?

  • 14.08 Are wheelie bins secured to prevent unauthorised movement?

7. Automatic fire alarm and extinguishers - Article 13

  • 15.02 Does the fire alarm appear to be in good working order?

  • 15.04 Is there sufficient portable FFE of the correct type and located in appropriate areas?

8.General duties of employees at work - Article 23

  • 17.01 Is housekeeping kept to a high standard and bins emptied regularly?

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