Monthly Fire Safety Inspection

This template has been designed to ensure that all precautions have been taken to avoid fire accidents. However, ensuring the safety precautions are taken so that the facility is ready to act immediately in case of any fires breaking out. ​

Monthly Fire Safety Inspection



Monthly Fire Safety Inspection

1. Has a fire safety co-ordinator been appointed?


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2. Has liaison taken place with the local fire Officer?


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3. Is there a fire warning system?


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4. Are fire emergency procedures in place?


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5. Are fire emergency procedures displayed so that they are easily visible?


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6. Is the fire indicator panel checked daily?


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7. Are alarm systems tested?


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8. Has a fire risk assessment been carried out?


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9. Are there designated fire assembly points?


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10. Are there adequate means of escape for all staff, residents and visitors?


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11. Are escape routes marked clearly?


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12. Are all fire exits clearly marked?


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13. Is their adequate lighting to facilitate movement towards the escape routes?


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14. Can all fire exits be opened immediately and easily?


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15. Are all fire doors clear of obstructions?


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16. Do all fire door closures operate correctly?


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17. Are all door seals and intumescent strips in good condition?


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18. Are fire extinguishers available?


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19. Are fire extinguishers the correct type?


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20. Are fire extinguishers correctly positioned?


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21. Are fire extinguishers visible (not obstructed)?


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22. Is there appropriate fire fighting equipment in the kitchen?


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23. Have all staff been trained in the use of fire extinguishers?


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24. Have all staff been provided with fire safety training?


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25. Are fire drills held periodically?


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26. Is access to the Fire Brigade available unobstructed?


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27. Is the site secure to prevent unauthorised access?


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28. Is all equipment protected and secured?


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29. Is the site well lit?


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30. Is use of the laundry equipment monitored?


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31. Are the laundry rooms ventilated?


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32. Is there gas/oil/fuel on site?


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33. Are other flammables stored on site?


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34. Is the quantity of the above kept to a minimum?


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35. Is there any combustible waste?


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36. Are there any sources of heat?


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37. Is a hot work permit required?


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38. Is smoking permitted on site?


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39. Are no smoking signs displayed?


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40. Is their provision for the safe disposal of cigarettes?


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41. Are there sufficient smoke detectors in place?


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42. Is all electrical equipment or wiring free of faults and undamaged?


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43. Does the electrical equipment have the correct fuse in place?


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44. Has portable appliance testing been carried out?


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45. Are residents aware of the escape / exit routes?


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46. Are residents aware of the fire safety protocols?


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47. Are residents actively participating in fire drills?


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