Daily Archives: Saturday, November 18, 2006

  • Fire Routine

    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 cinemaDaily Fire Routine

    Every day:
    All exits quickly and easily openable
    Fire doors clear of obstructions
    Escape routes clear
    Panel indicator showing normal
    Exit signs in good condition and undamaged/obscured
    Extinguishers in place
    Extinguishers visible/unobscured

    Weekly Fire Routine – carry out Wednesday every week:
    All emergency fastenings working correctly
    External routes clear and safe
    Test call points
    Check alarm system worked correctly
    Check the alarm was audible
    Check charging indicators are visible
    Check condition
    Check supply to hose

    Monthly / 6 month / AnnualĀ  Fire Routine

    First Wednesday every month
    Check condition of fire seals and door closers
    Check external fire escape.

    First Wednesday October and April
    Alarm to be looked at by competent person
    Test emergency lighting for 20 mins
    Take records of checks to a meeting and discuss fire strategy

    First Wednesday October
    Check self-closing doors fit correctly
    Check escape route compartmentation
    Test emergency lighting for 1 hour
    Check over emergency lighting circuit.
    Have fire extinguishers serviced.

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