Fire & Life Safety

Fire alarm pull stations & fire extinguishers accessible?

At least 18" clearance below sprinkler heads for combustible storage?

Egress is free of obstructions and corridors free of clutter?

Fire doors and exits signs are visible, labeled, and operable?

Area is free of excessive combustible materials such as paper, cardboard, trash?

Area free of prohibited heating items (space heaters, toasters, toaster ovens)?

Storage & equipment rooms neat & orderly?

Area free of any electrical hazards?

Compressed Gasses

At least 3" clearance of combustibles from compressed gas storage?

Compressed gas cylinders secured to prevent tipping, falling, or rolling?

No more than 12 full "E" oxygen cylinders per smoke zone?


Aisles, walkways, and work areas free of slip, trip, and fall hazards?

Emergency Procedures "Quick Reference" guide is available & current?

Emergency & SDS (Safety Data Sheet) decals on staff phones?

Are Hazardous Material containers (pharmacy, hazardous, Biohazard) appropriate?

Microwaves in public areas labeled with "Heating of non-food items & linen strictly prohibited"?

Area free of all other safety hazards during inspection?


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.