Fire alarm and systems

  • Have all fire alarm alarms been tested weekly (ensuring a different call point each week)?

  • Have all fire alarms been tested/serviced on an annual basis by an approved contractor?

  • Have all smoke heads/heat detectors been tested on a monthly basis?

  • Have all smoke heads/heat detectors been tested/serviced by an approved contractor on an annual basis?

  • Are fire alarm call points free from obstruction? Not blocked by objects?

Emergency lights

  • Have all emergency lights been checked on a monthly basis?

  • Have all emergency lights been serviced/tested on an annual basis by an approved contractor?

Fire extinguishers

  • Have all fire extinguishers been checked on a monthly basis?

  • Have all fire extinguishers been tested/serviced by an approved contractor on an annual basis?

  • Has all other firefighting equipment been checked on a monthly basis?

  • Has all other fire fighting equipment been subject to an annual service?

Fire doors

  • Are all intumescent strips in place?

  • Is all glass free from breakage?

  • Is all beading around windows in place?

  • Are all door hinges in good working order?

  • Are all door closers installed on fire doors? Are they in good working order?

  • Are all doors opening devices working correctly and are not damaged?

  • Do all fire doors have appropriate signage?

Emergency escape routes

  • Are door locks/unlocking devices in good working order?

  • Are escape routes free of unauthorised structures such as cabinets?

  • Are escape routes free of waste/furniture or similar obstructions?

  • Are emergency exit signs in place, undamaged?

  • Is illuminated fire signage in good working order?

  • Are evacuation chairs serviced and in place?

Fire risk assessment and Arson inspections

  • Is an up to date fire risk assessment in place for the premises?

  • Are regular inspections of the premises carried out?

  • Does the duty caretaker carry out arson inspection when unlocking the premises?

Gas appliances and boilers

  • Have all gas appliances been tested by an approved contractor on an annual basis and are up to date servicing records available?

  • Have all boilers been serviced by an approved contractor on an annual basis?

  • Are all boiler rooms free of debris and flammable materials?

  • Are all electrical switch gear free of debris and flammable material? Are electrical cabinets boxed in where appropriate?

Fire training

  • Have all fire marshals had the appropriate training?

  • Have regular fire drills been carried out?

Fire records

  • Is the fire log book complete and up to date with an entry for the following information?

  • Fire alarm testing

  • Smoke detection

  • Emergency lighting

  • Fire doors

  • Fire drills

  • Fire signage

  • Fire extinguisher

The templates available in our Public Library have been created by our customers and employees to help get you started using SafetyCulture's solutions. The templates are intended to be used as hypothetical examples only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of a template is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction. Any ratings or scores displayed in our Public Library have not been verified by SafetyCulture for accuracy. Users of our platform may provide a rating or score that is incorrect or misleading. You should independently determine whether the template is suitable for your circumstances. You can use our Public Library to search based on criteria such as industry and subject matter. Search results are based on their relevance to your search and other criteria. We may feature checklists based on subject matters we think may be of interest to our customers.