Fire Adequacy Audit
Objectives Of Audit
Fire in any occupancy has severe damages to property.
Fire Safety audit is found to be the effective tool for assessing fire safety standards.
It helps the people to identify the areas for improvement and evolve an action plan.
This paper presents an overview of the features and advantages of fire safety audits.
Scope Of Work
Evaluate the worksite.
Fire Risk Prioritization in identified areas in terms of Low, Medium and High
Review of Active fire protection systems and fire alarm.
Checking Adequacy of fire Hydrant system, Smoke control and Fire management system
Review of Fire Escape facilities
Review of Building layout, and space/emergency planning for fire emergency.
Review of fire pumps and fire water storage, Hydrants, Sprinkler and Fire Extinguisher.
Review of Fire Alarm system and Fire Gas detectors
Review of firefighting training and awareness.
Physical inspection of all areas with reference to all applicable Indian Standards, Central Electrical Authority Regulation and other relevant codes of Practice and identifying electrical fire hazards.
Reviewing the role of electrical fire safety in the total safety system.
Review of protection devices / systems electrical installation.
Standards Referred In Audit
IS Standard 14489 Guidelines
IS 2190 Guidelines
The Factories Act/As per the State Factories Rules
National Building Code Wherever Applicable
National Fire Prevention Wherever Applicable