Equipment & Appliances

General Equipment

  • There are sufficient First Aid boxes?

  • First Aid boxes have been checked within the past month?

Mechanical and Electrical Systems

  • There are gas systems within the area being checked?

  • The gas supply is interlinked to the fire alarm system?

  • There are electrical appliances within the area being checked?

  • All plugs are in good condition?

  • Leads to appliances are free from damage or kinks?

  • Portable appliances are mechanically sound?

  • There are no mobile heaters with exposed elements (or bar type fires)?

  • No multi-block adapters are in use?

  • Extension leads are not daisy chained?

  • There is evidence that appliances have been PAT checked?

  • There is electrical switch gear within the area being checked (i.e. fuseboards)?

  • Electrical switch gear is unobstructed?

  • Fixed electrical distribution has been checked within the past five years by a competent person, and has been marked up accordingly?

  • Stage lighting systems are in use within the area?

  • Where re-wireable dimmer packs are used, they are checked by a competent person annually?

  • Stage lights are PAT checked at least every twelve months?

  • Stage lighting is located away from curtains, and does not pose a fire risk?

External Checks

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