The number of fire escape routes provided are acceptable for the building?
Are escape routes clear of all combustibles?
Are escape routes clear of all trip hazards
Are escape routes straight forward?
The distance persons are required to travel to a reasonable point of safety complies with fire safety guidance?
Fire exits are easily opened?
Emergency service vehicles are able to readily access building entrances and plant rooms.
Fire strategy suggested in Fire Risk Assessmemt
Is evidence provided that suitable fire compartmentation is present?
Is a fire action plan in place and displayed in a visible location?
Type of Fire Action Plan
Fire Action Plan displayed is suitable for the building and level of compartmentation presentation?
Fire doors and cabinets appear fire resistant, intumescent strips installed and have appropriate signage in place; and fire doors along escape routes have working door-closers?
Evidence is provided for flat entrance doors that open onto the escape route to confirm doors are fire resistant, have working automatic closers, and have intumescent strips fitted?
Fire doors are fitted with appropriate signage
Is there a means of fire detection in the common areas?
Is there evidence provided of testing and maintenance?
Is emergency lighting installed?
A list of emergency lighting is displayed onsite?
Is suitable evidence provided of ongoing maintenance and servicing?
Have potential sources of ignition been cleared from the communal areas?
Are fire extinguishers provided?
Are fire extinguishers required by the Fire Risk Assessment?
Are they serviced and in date?
Are fire sprinklers installed?
Are fire hoses installed?
Are fire hoses required by the Fire Risk Assessment?
Are fire roses provided?
Are fire risers required by the Fire Risk Assessment?
Fixed communal electrical installations are inspected and tested by a competent electrician?
Is the EICR report dated within the five year period recommended by BS7671?
Does the EICR report state that the installation is satisfactory?
Communal areas are fitted with suitable electrical hazard labels?
Portable chorded electrical equipment is tested?
Are smoke vents required by the Fire Risk Assessment?
Are means provided to vent smoke away from escape routes In the event of a fire?
Is evidence provided to show automatic opening vents are maintained and serviced?
Security measures are in place to secure access to the building?
Waste bin provided?
Waste bin area is secure and not accessible by the general public?
General lighting is provided for entrance ways, stairways, and landings for persons to. I’ve about safely?
Lighting provided is sufficient and in good working condition?
Communal areas are kept clean and in a good state of repair?
Flooring is adequate and in a good state of repair?
Stairways and steps are in good condition?
Suitable barriers and handrails are provided on steps and stairs?
Potential for falling items are suitably controlled and secured from falling?
An asbestos survey has been completed for the common parts?
Was the building built after 2000?
Hazardous substances are stored onsite?
An A5 sign is displayed at the entrance to the building?
Are safe means of access provided for people required to work at height?
Is safe means of accessing areas at height required?
Is the roof accessible from common areas?
Barriers are provided on accessible balconies, terraces, and internal areas?
Are gates provided onsite?
Is a lift present onsite?
Building has external communal areas accessible by all persons?
The building has communal water tanks installed?
Evidence provided of water risk assessment??
Is evidence provided of suitable control measures to control the risk of legionella?
Gas appliances and/or equipment are present in communal areas ?
Evidence of a gas safety certificate completed within the previous 12 months is provided?
Gas pipe work and meters are enclosed when installed in protected escape routes/hallways.
Lightning protection installed?
Does the building and it’s external structures appear to be in good condition?
Procedures are available for the selection and confirmation of competent contractors?
Are staff permanently employed onsite?