Fire & Life Safety Audit for Hospitality Buildings

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Why Fire & Life Safety Audit in Hospitality important?

Guest Safety is a critical aspect for guest satisfaction, the professional image and the legal liability of a hotel. To ensure adherence to all International and Local Safety Standards, a Property Safety Audit is highly recommended.

To run an effective hotel business, it’s important to have a hotel FLS checklist in order to have a reference guide to perform checks quickly and efficiently. Everything from fire safety to cleaning procedures as well as training and documentation must be covered in your checks. The audit identifies hazardous areas and provides guidelines to ensure that all fire & life safety risks are controlled and that all management systems and procedures are operating effectively to ensure safety for guests and employees.

Objectives of FLS Audit:

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

  • Review of Fire safety policy statement (Fire order)
  • Identify all significant fire hazards
  • Identify the people who are at risk from each hazard
  • Evaluate the existing control measures
  • Determine the additional control measures required
  • 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
  • Review the availability of suitable firefighting facilities, such as hydrants, sprinklers, extinguishers, etc.
  • Evaluate passive fire protection systems provided
  • Evaluate the general awareness of occupants and security personnel on matters relating to fire safety and rescue operations
  • Evaluate the training and instructions on fire safety imparted to the employees and occupants
  • Verifying the records of training imparted to employees and occupants with regards to fire safety
  • Assessing all relevant electrical safety risks
  • Examining the storage and control of flammable and hazardous substances
  • Assessing the existing fire preventive and protective control measures, On-site emergency response plans and fire risk assessment report
  • Testing of all fire safety equipment and systems (Optional).