Fire Routine

, 2006-11-18

This is a list of the checks we need to make for the building to be fire safe (daily, weekly, monthly, 6-monthly, yearly). Printed version to sign is in cinema

Daily Fire RoutineEvery day:All exits quickly and easily openableFire doors clear of obstructionsEscape routes clearPanel indicator showing normalExit signs in good condition and undamaged/obscuredExtinguishers in placeExtinguishers visible/unobscured

Weekly Fire Routine - carry out Wednesday every week:All emergency fastenings working correctlyExternal routes clear and safeTest call pointsCheck alarm system worked correctlyCheck the alarm was audibleCheck charging indicators are visibleCheck conditionCheck supply to hose

Monthly / 6 month / Annual  Fire RoutineFirst Wednesday every monthCheck condition of fire seals and door closersCheck external fire escape.First Wednesday October and AprilAlarm to be looked at by competent personTest emergency lighting for 20 minsTake records of checks to a meeting and discuss fire strategyFirst Wednesday OctoberCheck self-closing doors fit correctlyCheck escape route compartmentationTest emergency lighting for 1 hourCheck over emergency lighting circuit.Have fire extinguishers serviced.

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