1.0 - General

1.1 - Have all Fire Doors been unlocked?

1.2 - Have all Theatre check sheets been completed?

1.3 - Has the Emergency Lighting been switched on?

1.4 - Have people been designated as "responsible persons" in the event of an emergency?

1.5 - Have evacuation procedures discussed with "responsible people"?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

2.1 - Are Fire Extinguishers in place and clearly marked for type of fire.

2.2 - Are Fire Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

2.3 - Can direction notices for fire exits be clearly seen?

2.4 - Are all Exit doors easily opened from inside?

2.5 - Are all Exits clear of obstructions?

3.0 - General Lighting

3.1 - Are the general areas brightly lit?

3.2 - Are the stairs and emergency routes well lit?

3.3 - Are all light fittings in good condition and not liable to fall during the event?

3.4 - Are all Emergency lights operating?

4.0 - Building Safety

4.1 - Are all floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

4.2 - Are Entry and walkways kept clear?

4.3 - Are all Stairs clear of obstruction?

4.4 - Are all stair handrails secure?

4.5 - Is their a process in place to ensure entrance ways are not slippery due to inclement weather?

6.0 - Rubbish Removal

6.1 - Are Bins located at suitable points around building?

6.2 - Are these Bins emptied regularly (as required)?

7.0 - Electrical Safety

7.1 - Does someone know where the isolator switches are located?

7.2 - Ensure that there are No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

7.3 - Ensure that there are No power leads across walkways?

7.4 - Ensure that No frayed or damaged leads are in use?

8.0 - First Aid

8.1 - Is there a First Aid kit(s) readily available for use?

8.2 - Is there a trained First Aider present?

8.3 - Are responsible persons aware of location of first aid kit(s)?

8.4 - Do you have the means to contact the emergency services if required (mobile / fixed phone)?

9.0 - Main Hall Hazards

9.1 - Is all Furniture being used in good condition and not overloaded?

9.2 - Are the toilet facilities checked regularly for cleanliness and consumables?

9.3 - Are all hot water boilers inaccessible to the general public?

10.0 - Security

10.1 - Are regular building patrols planned to ensure that the building is secure and only authorised access doors in use?

10.2 - Is lone working minimised and if required does the person have the means to make contact in the event of an incident?

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Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.