Fire Safety: What to Check and Test

The type of fire protection and detection identified in your fire risk assessment will vary for all of us, but here is a list of items that should be checked or tested on a regular basis.

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Daily Checks

✔ All corridors, stairs and escape routes are free from obstruction and slip and trip hazards, including external ones

✔ All fire resisting doors and fire exit doors are working correctly and are not wedged open or obstructed

✔ All emergency lighting and fire exit signs are clearly visible and in working order

✔ All fire detection systems are unobstructed 

✔ All fire-fighting equipment e.g. extinguishers, hose reels and fire blankets are unobstructed, in the correct place with safety pin / clip and security tag fitted.

✔ All break glass units visible and unobstructed

If you have any fire safety training needs please call Alan our Training Manager who can answer your questions about upcoming structured half and full day courses. 

We also offer tailored training delivered on the company premises for your business or industry sector.