Audit

Fire Detection System

Is the panel showing normal operation?

Does testing a manual call point send a signal to the Fire Alarm panel?

Did the Fire Alarm sounders activate correctly?

Was the Fire Alarm audible in all areas?

Did the smoke vent open when the Fire Alarm was activated?

Did the smoke vent close correctly when reset?

Do all passenger lifts return to ground level upon activation of the Fire Alarm?

Has the panel had the six monthly operational test and inspection?

Is the MER Fire Hydrosense Panel showing normal operation?

Has the Hydrosense system been tested and inspected in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines?

Is the MER Fire Extinguishant release panel showing normal operation?

Are the IG55 extinguishant cylinders at the correct operating pressures?

Has the extinguishant system been tested and inspected in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines?

Escape Routes

Are all emergency escape routes clear and free from obstruction?

Are all external Fire Exit stairwells clear and free from obstruction?

Are all Fire Exit stairwells in good condition?

Are all Fire Doors clear and free from obstruction?

Are all final exits clear and free from obstruction (internal and external)?

Have the Fire Doors been checked when the Fire Alarm is activated?

Of the doors tested, do the emergency fastening devices 'fail safe' when the Fire Alarm is activated?

Of the doors tested, are the Fire Door closers operating correctly?

Of the doors tested, are the intumescent seals and cold smoke strips in good condition?

Emergency Lighting

Are all escape routes adequately lit?

Have emergency light LED indicators been inspected?

Of the emergency lights inspected, are the LED indicators showing normal status?

Of the emergency lights inspected, are they in good condition?

Have the emergency lights received their monthly illumination inspection by a competent person?

Have the emergency lights received their six monthly illumination test by a competent person?

Fire Fighting Equipment

Are all Fire Extinguishing Media units located correctly?

Is all Fire Extinguishing Media in good condition?

Is all Fire Extinguishing Media clearly visible?

Are all Fire Extinguishing Media units free from obstruction?

Is the Dry Riser Inlet Valve clear and free from obstruction?

Is the Dry Riser Inlet Valve clearly visible?

Is the Dry Riser Inlet Valve in good condition?

Are the Dry Riser Valves clear and free from obstruction?

Are the Dry Riser Valves clearly visible?

Are the Dry Riser Valves in good condition?

Has the Dry Riser system been tested by a competent person?

Miscellaneous

Is there an up to date Fire Risk Assessment in place?

Are there any outstanding actions from the Fire Risk Assessment?

Is the Fire Risk Assessment readily available?

Is there a site plan showing the Fire Alarm zones available by the Fire Alarm Panel?

Is there a site plan showing the locations of the Fire Detection system input / output units?

Is there a site plan showing the locations of all Fire Extinguishing Media?

Has PAT been carried out on site?

Are there outstanding items requiring PAT?

Has the building got a 5 year fixing wiring electrical certificate?

Are there any outstanding actions from the 5 year fixed wiring electrical test?

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