1.0 Emergency Planning

  • 1.1 Does the location have a LIRP plan?

  • 1.2 Is the LIRP plan available for all to read?

2.0 Fire Detection

  • 2.1 Can the existing means of detection ensure that if a fire is discovered quickly enough for the alarm to be raised in time for all occupants to escape the location to a place of safety?

  • 2.2 Can the means of warning be clearly heard and understood by everyone throughout the building?

  • 2.3 If the fire detection and warning system is electronically powered, does it have a backup power supply?

  • 2.4 Are records available of inspection, testing and maintenance?

3.0 Fire Fighting Equipment & Facilities

  • 3.1 Are the portable fire extinguishers suitable for controlling the risks identified?

  • 3.2 Are there enough extinguishers sited throughout the site?

  • 3.3 Have they been tested and in date?

  • 3.4 Are the extinguishers visible?

  • 3.5 Are the records of testing for the extinguishers available?

4.0 Emergency Lighting

  • 4.1 Are all escape routes covered by emergency lighting?

  • 4.2 Is the area used during periods of darkness?

  • 4.3 Are back up power supplies available for the emergency lighting?

  • 4.4 Are the records available for testing of emergency lighting?

5.0 Signs and Notices

  • 5.1 Where necessary, are escape routes and exits, location of fire fighting equipment and emergency telephones indicated by appropriate signage?

  • 5.2 Is the fire action notice on display?

  • 5.3 Are all sign legible and defect free?

6.0 Installation, Testing and Maintenance

  • 6.1 Has all fire detection, fire fighting equipment and emergency lighting undergone a routine maintenance?

  • 6.2 Is the Fire Log Book up-to date with records of testing undertaken?

7.0 Fire Risk Assessment

  • 7.1 Has a fire risk assessment been undertaken at the location?

  • 7.2 Has remedial actions been undertaken to rectify and recommendations raised?

  • 7.3 Has the local H&S rep been made aware of the findings?

8.0 Cooperation and Coordination

  • 8.1 Have staff been provided with information on flammable or hazardous substances that they may come into contact with?

  • 8.2 Are arrangements in place to notify visitors and contractors of fire safety arrangements?

  • 8.3 If site is multi occupancy have fire safety arrangements been coordinated with other users?

  • 8.4 Have recorded details of any information that has been passed to other users of the location and are they available?

9.0 Fire Safety Training Arrangements

  • 9.1 Have all staff received appropriate level of fire training?

  • 9.2 Has the results of training been included is staffs personnel portfolio?

  • 9.3 Have joint training evacuations been undertaken in multi occupancy locations?

10.0 Housekeeping

  • 10.1 Is waste regularly removed?

  • 10.2 Is electrical equipment in good order ? PAT tested?

  • 10.3 Are materials stored away from sources of heat?

  • 10.4 Are cooking areas kept free from build up of oils and fat?

  • 10.5 Are escape and exits routes kept clear?

  • 10.6 Are designated fire doors kept shut?

11.0 Tenants

  • 11.1 Have tenants been briefed on LIRP plan

  • 11.2 Is the tenants are kept clean and tidy?

  • 11.3 If tenants have fire detection, is it regularly maintained?

  • 11.4 Is the tenants electrical equipment PAT tested if applicable?

  • 11.5 Is tenants fire escape routes kept clear?

  • 11.6 Are the tenants fire doors kept shut?

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