A visit by an inspector



 Visit by an Inspector РWhat to Expect

1. INTRODUCTION

These notes are provided for your information and use when preparing for the fire safety audit.

Audits are conducted in accordance with nationally recognized protocols to ensure that the advice provided to you is both consistent and appropriate in relation to the risks present on your premises.

At our organization, we prioritize prevention over cure, and our inspectors are committed to working with you proactively to provide guidance and support to help you meet the required standards.

We adhere to the Enforcement Management Model and conduct audits in a fair and transparent manner. Our inspectors provide advice in a clear and concise manner and, if necessary, will confirm it in writing.

2. FIRE SAFETY INSPECTORS

Fire safety inspectors are authorized with a written warrant that can be presented to you upon request, outlining their specific powers. A summary of these powers and relevant legislation is provided in the enclosed leaflet.

3. DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED DURING THE INSPECTION

During the audit, the inspector will need to view the following documents where applicable to your premises:

– Fire Risk Assessment
– Fire Precautions Log Book
– Records of Staff Training and Fire Drills
– Records of Testing and Maintenance of Firefighting Equipment (Extinguishers)
– Records of Testing and Maintenance for All Fire Safety Systems, Including Fire Alarms, Emergency Lighting, Sprinkler Systems, and Smoke Ventilation Systems.

4. FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS WITHIN THE BUILDING

During the audit, the inspector may choose to evaluate the fire safety standards in some or all areas of the building.

The inspector may also wish to talk to members of staff to confirm their level of fire safety awareness.