Contact/Building Rep name-Email(for report) and phone number

Emergency contacts and cell #'s

Construction Type

Occupancy Class
Emergency and Exit lighting

Emergency Lighting operational?

Annual testing of the emergency lighting completed and documented?

Exit Signs illuminated and visible

Means of Egress

No combustible storage in exit ways

Exit ways unobstructed

Aisle width compliant?

Exterior exits accessible ?

Door hardware compliant

Exits free from snow and ice buildup

Exit ways properly lit?

Exit doors easily opened from inside and self close and latch

Fire door tags in place on door and door frame and legible

Electrical Systems

Extension Cords temporary use only

Exposed wiring prohibited

Open junction boxes prohibited

No Wiring and equipment unsecured

Main shut offs not accessible, 36" in front of panels and shut offs required

Heating systems

Heat producing device/appliance not defective

Air supply for combustion and ventilation sufficient

Safety devices in place and operable

Combustibles not within 18" of heat producing appliances/devices

Fire Safety Safeguards

Interior combustible waste not excessive

Location of dumpsters in proximity to the building

Exit ways free from combustible waste?

Fire Protection Equipment

Fire hydrants have a 3' clearance

Private Hydrant Inspection report

Sprinkler Systems

Inspection reports available and done in required time frame

Storage at least 18" below sprinkler heads

Sprinkler heads free of dust loading and debris

Sprinkler valves and riser accessible?

Adequate number of spare heads and a wrench in box?

Fire department connection visible and not blocked by vegetation or other objects

FDC caps in place

Kitchen suppression systems

Semi-annual inspection done

Hood, filters and surrounding areas free of grease buildup

Class "K" extinguisher available

Fire Alarm System

Annual inspection report available and no deficiencies noted

All devices in place and free from obstructions

Portable Fire Extinguishers

Annual inspection complete and extinguisher tagged

Extinguisher sealed and in proper pressure range

Extinguishers visible and not obstructed

Extinguishers are the proper type for hazards present

Fire pumps

Test paperwork available

Is the pump room free from storage?

No signs of fluid leaks or other deficiencies during a visual inspection

Hazardous Materials

Compressed gas tanks stored properly and secured to protect them from tipping over

Stored in approved containers or cabinets

MSDS paperwork up to date and available

Tier 2 reporting done to county. If not have them contact Dave Richards at 585-753-3813 or

General Concerns

Building address visible and no less than 4" in height

Fire doors blocked or obstructed

Repair openings in fire walls and separations

Maintain storage at least 2' below the ceiling

Combustible storage in boiler, mechanical or elevator rooms prohibited

Fire apparatus roads obstructed

Fire Lane obstructed

Combustible storage under staiways

Violations to be corrected by
Select date
Building representative
Pictures if any
Additional notes

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.