• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Executive summary


Scope of work

Method of assessment


Building general area

  • Fire signage clearly visible

  • C1-very poor, C2-Poor, C3- fair, C4-Good, C5- Excellent

  • Recommendation

  • Average Cost

  • Management Plan

  • First aid sign clearly visible

  • Lighting adequate and operational

  • Area free from odors

  • Temperature comfortable

  • Ventilation is adequate

  • Stair treads in good condition

  • Handrails present safe and secure

  • Electrical sockets/ switches in good condition

  • Are windows broken

  • Furniture safe and in good condition

  • Is there a designated assembly area

Fire prevention and evacuation plans

  • Evacuation plan visible for all to see in general area

  • Adequate direction notices for fire exits

  • Exit doors open easily from inside

  • Exits clear of obstructions

  • Paths of travel clear and well defined

Fire extinguishers

  • Extinguishers in place and clearly marked for type of fire

  • Extinguishers serviced annually

  • Are extinguishers SABS approved

  • Extinguishers clear of obstruction

  • Indicator signs 2.1m above floor level

Fire hose reels

  • Fire hose reel in place and regularly serviced annually

  • Hose reels within 4m of an exit

  • Hose reel tested

Fire Alarm panel and occupant warning system

  • Is there a panel OWS system

  • Is there adequate number of detectors

  • Are there any alarms displayed

  • Are there any faults displayed

emergency lighting & general lighting

  • Good natural lighting

  • Light fittings clean and in good condition

  • Emergency lighting operable

  • Is lighting adequate

Sprinkler system

  • Is there a sprinkler system present

  • Are there any visible defects

  • Is there a test point

Communal kitchen

  • Drains are they clear and free flowing

  • Taps free from drips

  • Is kitchen in good safe condition

  • Area clear of pests and evidence thereof

communal bathrooms

  • Guesser in safe area and free from drips

  • Are there any loose tiles

  • Are any taps leaking

  • Is the bathroom in good condition

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