Is the building owned by BCHC?

Who manages the building?

Which divisions are based on site?

Vulnerability of the property or assets

Vulnerability of the property

Site profile - (see attached site plan and floor plans)

When was the building opened?

External picture of building

Is it a bedded unit

How many beds on site?
How many entrances / exits are there for the building?
How many buildings are on site?

Is there an external perimeter fence

Can access to the site be restricted?

Are security staff employed on site - if so how many and at what times?

Are portering staff employed on site - if so how many and at what times?

Is there external lighting?

When is the building occupied?

Who or what neighbours the site?

Is there a back up generator on site? - if yes - where is it?

Is there an intruder alarm?

If there is an intruder alarm - how is this monitored, is there a police response?

Other areas of concern?

Access control

Is there access control on the main entrance?

If yes - what access control systems are there?

Can the access control be overridden?

Who holds the keys to the site?

If a manual lockdown is required which order should this be done in?


Is the CCTV monitored?

Is there CCTV

How many CCTV cameras are there
How long is the footage stored from the CCTV system (days)
When was the last date the CCTV was serviced?

Who maintains the CCTV system?

How is the footage from the CCTV stored?

Critical assets

Are there any non physical assets - Patients, staff and visitors - provide details

Are there any physical assets - IT servers, patient records - provide details

Lockdown implementation

How can a lockdown be communicated to all staff in the building - is there a radio system? Tannoy System? Etc

Other areas

Area for staff belongs


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.