Fire Safety for Workplace of Manufacturing Company
Fire Safety for Workplace of Manufacturing Company

Fire Safety for Workplace of Manufacturing Company

Fire safety for workplace

Fire safety for workplace – The objective of this section is to implement and maintain a system to effectively control the reporting, recording and investigation of accidents and incidents and implementation of preventive measures to ensure that recurrence of similar incident is prevented or minimized…

As a Coordinator your duties will be the following:

  • To maintain the fire prevention programme to an optimum level including checking of all fire fighting equipments monthly and ensuring that the equipments are in working order ( the respective representatives are responsible for any maintenance/upkeep)
  • To identify all fire risks and taking action to eliminate or reduce these.
  • To form & coordinate the fire team and train the team for all emergencies.
  • To register all fire fighting equipments with serial numbers.
  • To keep liaison with local fire department.

Are aisle, stairways and emergency exits unblocked/clear to traffic?    

(as per regulated by local law or at least two exits)                                                                                                           
(E.g. Fire alarm, Smoke detector and Sprinkler system…etc.)                                                                                                                                   
(hazardous waste or other substances)
(how many employees are trained?)
(i.e. How many cubic meter/feet per person)                                                                                                                      
Are aisle, stairways and emergency exits unblocked/clear to traffic?                                                                                                                    
Are all exits doors unlocked during working hours?                                                                                                                                                                      
Are any hazardous substances exposed in the workplace?                                                                                                                                                        
Are bathrooms and toilets functional and sanitary?                                                                                                                                                                       
Are bathrooms and toilets segregated by gender?                                                                                                                                                                        
Are chemicals labeled properly?                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Are chemicals separated and contained safely?                                                                                                                                                                             
Are common and recreational areas available?
Are documents on chemical available in local language (MSDS)?                                                                                                            
Are dormitories well ventilated and clean?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Are employees trained on how to operate fire fighting equipment?                                                                                                                     
Are employees trained on proper use of fire fighting equipment?             
Are extinguishers appropriate for the types of possible fires
Are extinguishers appropriate for the types of possible firesin the various areas of the facility?                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Are fire extinguishers charged and in good working condition?                                                                                                                               
Are fire extinguishers charged and in good working condition?                                                                                                                               
Are fire extinguishers visible and accessible at every floor?
Are fire extinguishers visible and accessible at every floor?
Are sleeping quarters segregated by gender?                                                                                                                                                                      
Are the bedrooms overcrowded?                                                                                                            
Are there “HIGH VOLTAGE” signs displayed within the factory?                                                                                                               
Are there “NO SMOKING” signs displayed within the factory?                                                                                                                                  
Are there adequate numbers of emergency exits on each floor?                
Are there any local law that rules on environmental protection?                                                                                                                            
Are there any local laws that rule on fire safety for dormitory?                                                                                                                               
Are there any local laws that rule on Fire/Workplace safety?                                                                                                                                   
Are there any local laws that rules on health and safety                                 
Are there emer gency lights above exits and stairways?                                                                                                                                              
Are there emergency evacuation drills at least twice a year?                                                                                                                                    
Are there locker provided for workers’ personal items?                                                                                                                                              
Are there written fire emergency evacuation plans posted or
at dormitory?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
discharge standard?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Do these emergency exits lead to a safe and unblocked area?                                                                                                                                 
Do these emergency exits lead to a safe and unblocked area?                                                                                                                                 
Does factory have a copy of these laws posted?                                                                                                                                                                            
Does factory have a copy of these laws posted?                                                                                                                                                                 
Does factory have a copy of this law posted?      
Does factory have a copy of this law posted?                                                                                                                                                                                 
Does the effluent from the factory meet local wastewater                                            
Does the factory discharge its sewage & effluent into a municipal              
Emergency evacuations drill conducted at least twice a year?                                                                                                                       
Emergency lights above exits and stairwells?
Has an asbestos survey ever been done for the facility?                                                                                                                                             
Has factory been cited for any fire safety violation on the ?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Has the facility in the last 2 years violated or been cited for any                  
Has there been any fire incidents within the past 5 years?
How many employees are trained?                                                                                                                                                                                                      
How many?                                                                                   
How many?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
in the various areas of the facility?                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Is there any automatic safety short circuit protection system for electrical leakage?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Is there any early warning system in case of an emergency? (Indicate)                    
Is there desk/table and chairs accessible at every room?                                                                                                                                           
mapped out at every floor?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
sewer system? 
violation of laws or other regulations regarding sewage emissions?
Does the factory generate any emissions without control?  

Fire Safety Check List

  • Extinguishing Equipment
  • Inadequate number provided
  • Incorrect type
  • Incorrectly sited
  • Location Marked floor clear
  • Location not marked
  • No keep clear marking
  • Equipment obstructed.
  • Maintenance of Equipment
  • Extinguisher not numbered
  • No Register
  • No Monthly Check
  • No annual Maintenance.
  • Storage Flammable/explosive
  • No Storage provided
  • No bonding for decanting
  • No Combustible in store
  • Combustible in store
  • Items leveled
  • Alarm System
  • No Alarm
  • Alarm cannot be heard from all places.
  • No knowledge of alarm
  • Fire Fighting Drill
  • No Fire team
  • No Training
  • Evacuation procedure
  • evacuation drill
  • Security
  • Safety Item not reported
  • No control of visitor
  • No safety training
  • Emergency Planning
  • No emergency plan
  • No training
  • No emergency team
  • Fire Coordinator
  • No Coordinator
  • No training
  • No checking by Coordinator

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