Audit Sections

Section 1: Fire Prevention

  • A. Is smoking adequately controlled within the work environment?

  • B. Does electrical equipment appear free from damage, defects and is not overloaded?

  • C. Have combustible materials been reduced to a minimum and stored away from sources of ignition?

Section 2: Fire Safety Documentation

  • A. Are there adequate and up to date fire action notices displayed?

  • B. Are the names, locations and contact details of the fire wardens & deputies clearly displayed and up to date?

Section 3: Fire Alarms & Call Points

  • A. Are employees, students and contractors familiar with the type & sound of the fire alarm and the evacuation procedures?

  • B. Are all fire alarm call points clearly signed and easily accessible?

Section 4: Fire Escape Routes

  • A. Can all personnel (including disabled), reach a fire escape route easily?

  • B. Have Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs) been established for employees/students with disabilities/requiring assistance?

  • C. Are fire escape routes adequately and appropriately signed?

  • D. Are fire escape routes (including stairs) kept clear of stored items and equipment?

  • E. Are fire doors protecting escape routes adequately maintained and functioning correctly?

  • F. Are fire doors closed (or fitted with approved devices e.g. maglocks or dorgards)?

Section 5: Fire Fighting Equipment

  • A. s there at least one water based extinguisher and carbon dioxide (CO2) extinguisher in place?

  • B. Are all portable fire extinguishers readily accessible and access is not restricted by stored items?

  • C. Have portable extinguishers been serviced within the last twelve months?

Section 6: Actions

  • Please discuss and rectify any local issues with local management. Any building related issues requiring Estates department assistance must be reported via Estates Helpdesk (extension 6366) in the first instance

  • Do you have any additional actions not addressed above? If so please add action at this point.

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