Business Inspection Check List
- Exit door must be able to be opened from the inside without a key or special knowledge, and minimum effort
- All designated exits and exit ways must remain clear and unobstructed at all times
- Exit door must open fully with minimum effort
- Doors installed, as part of required fire assemblies shall be maintained
- Exit signs must be illuminated if designed to do so
- Exit signs must clearly indicate direction of egress
- Emergency lights and power equipment must be maintained and operable
- Fire extinguishers are to be located no more than 75 feet travel distance.
- Fire extinguisher must be in a cabinet or mounted at a maximum height above the floor as indicated in the International Fire Code (IFC).
- Fire extinguisher must be unobstructed at all times or signs are needed to indicate location of fire extinguisher.
- The proper type (rating and size) must be provided, minimum 2A 10BC or as indicated in IFC 906.3.
- Fire extinguisher must be inspected and certified annually or after use or be replaced as needed.
- Access to stand pipes and fire protection equipment must be clear and open.
- Wrench and spare heads for each type and rating of sprinkler head used in the system must be provided.
- Provide copy of current annual automatic sprinkler system inspection and test record.
- Hood and spray booths with automatic sprinkler system must be inspected at least every 6 months.
- Commercial cooking hoods shall be equipped with a class-K portable fire extinguisher located within 30 feet.
- Fire protection equipment shall not be concealed, obstructed or impaired.
- Fire Department connections shall be equipped with listed plugs and caps.
- Flammable materials must be stored / used properly.
- Flammable materials must be dispensed properly.
- Proper containers must be used to store or dispense flammable liquids.
- Approved spray booths required or it is not in compliance.
- Storage must be maintained a minimum of 18 inches below sprinkler heads.
- Storage must be kept a minimum of 30 inches of electrical panels.
- Storage and accumulation of combustible materials inside and outside of building must be in accordance with IFC 304 and IFC 315.
- Combustible materials shall not be stored in boiler rooms, electrical or mechanical rooms.
- Clearance from combustible materials must be maintained as per product listing and/or other regulating codes.
- Combustion air and exhaust for products of combustion must be maintained.
- Portable heaters must have a 36-inch clearance from any combustible material.