An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company

Fire Safety Audit

Objective OF Fire Safety Audit:

To carry out a systematic, critical appraisal of all potential Fire hazards involving personnel, premises, services & operation method
To ensure that occupational Safety & Health System fully satisfy the legal requirements and those of company’s written safety policies , objectives & progress

Scope of Work

Fire Hazard Identification

  • Identifying potential fire / explosion hazards / risks in the Premises and suggesting appropriate preventive measures.

  • Evaluate the Fire risk in each operation / area.

Fire fighting system

  • Evaluate the location of the Fire pump house and water storage tank to meet the Statute and standard requirements and the availability of nearby hazards.

  • Adequacy of the underground and above ground fire water tank and pumping capacit.

  • Overhead tank and its interconnection with Fire water network, and backup supply.

  • Configuration of the pumps and valves for the hydrant and sprinkler system.

  • Checking the Adequacy of the sprinkler system, detection system, operating temperature / other parameter

  • Fire detection and alarm system

  • Adequacy of the Fire detection and alarm (FDA) system with respect to relevant standards, positioning of the detectors with respect to ventilation system, beam depth, obstructions, etc.

  • Checking the availability and adequacy of the backup power supply to FDA panel and other electrically operated emergency equipments.

  • Type of cables used for emergency service.

Gas suppression system

  • Assess the requirement of Gas suppression system based on fire risk and criticality of the equipments / operations as per relevant standards.

  • Assessing the location of the Gas suppression cylinders, routing of pipeline, location of manual release and abort switches and panel, Standby power supply, etc

  • Checking the adequacy and deployment of the portable Fire extinguisher as per relevant standards.

  • Accessibility to extinguishers as per relevant standards and availability of refills, mounting practice, etc.

Passive fire protection

  • Segregation of the facilities and utilities, requirement of fire partition walls and its fire rating.

  • Segregation of power cables and data cables and utilities lines

    Addressing the fire spread through vertical and horizontal openings meant for cable passes, utility lines, etc.

  • Fire rating of the emergency exit doors, Fire lifts, etc.

  • Fire rating of building construction, internal partitions and false ceilings.

Emergency Management & Life Safety System

  • Availability of Emergency preparedness plan.

  • Adequacy of emergency exit based on occupant load / type of occupancy / type of exit.

  • Adequacy and availability of emergency lights and ventilation.

  • Segregation of the emergency exit from the remaining facility.

  • Communication of emergency, Mutual Aid, etc.

  • Approach road width and clearance.

  • Access and egress to the building.

  • Open space around the building.

  • Adequacy of siganges.

  • Assess the requirement of passive fire protection system like cable pass sealants, etc.

  • Assessment of fire safety training level of security staff, and facility management staff.

  • Assessment of emergency plan, fire mockup drill records, evacuation plan and its adequacy