Checklist – Fire Protection

SPRINKLERS

 Has the system been inspected within the last month? (The service record will be in the sprinkler valve room.)
 Is the sprinkler valve room locked?

EXTINGUISHERS / HOSE REELS

 Are they all in place so that they can be easily removed for use without obstruction?
 Are they charged and/or ready for use with signage?
 Does the Service Tag show service within the last 12 months?
 Has there been training given in their use?

MANUAL FIRE ALARM

 Does the service Tag show service and testing within the last 3 months?

ALL SMOKE AND HEAT DETECTORS

 Has the system been tested during the last 3 months?
 Are the batteries more than 6 months old? (If so they should be replaced.)

GENERAL

 Is the fire evacuation plan up to date and practiced annually?
 Do the buildings have a current “Building Warrant of Fitness Certification”?
 Are there appropriate non-smoking signs?
 Is there evidence of any avoidance of use of designated smoking areas?
 Is it confirmed that no waste is burnt around the premises?
 Is the organ turned off when not in use so that it cannot overheat and potentially cause a fire?

DEFICIENCIES LIST

List any defects, who will fix them, and the time for completion.

Please understand that this checklist is intended as a guide only and should not be used in any other context, or as a replacement for tailored financial advice.