Fire Life Safety Audit

Fire & Life Safety Audit for Warehouse Buildings

Warehouse safety is something that’s always been important, but there are certain changes in the workplace today that have really emphasized this. One of these things is the increased shipment, storage and handling of hazardous items which means that the safety precautions need to be stepped up. Furthermore, advancements in warehouse machinery require more careful consideration and awareness when it comes to health and safety guidelines on site..

The warehouse is a challenging environment. One wrong misstep can result in a lost limb, or worse. Safety comes first, and that’s why OSHA has set up strict standards to help keep workers safe. Employees are expected to wear the appropriate safety gear, take necessary precautions and be aware of their surroundings at all times.

Objectives of FLS Audit

The objectives of Fire & Life Safety Audit can be focused on the following:

  • Review of Fire safety policy statement
  • Identify the people who are at risk from each hazard
  • Evaluate the existing control measures and determine the additional control measures required to ensure safety. Examine the availability of a suitable emergency plan detailing the responsibility and action of key personnel.
  • Review the availability of a suitable fire alarm and detection system. Consider fire-fighting facilities such as hydrants, sprinklers, extinguishers, etc.
  • Evaluate the general awareness of occupants and security personnel on matters relating to fire safety and rescue operations
  • Attendees need to go through mandatory training on fire safety. You can verify their records as well as assess all electrical risks.
  • This article looks at how the storage & control of substances can both be flammable and hazardous.
  • When assessing the fire safety in your workplace you should consider the following:
  • As a business owner, it’s important for you to make sure that all fire safety equipment is installed and are working properly.

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