Fire Prevention Inspection Checklist Form - Yellowknife, Canada

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FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTION CHECKLIST A2
DAYCARE
DAYHOME
NAME OF
DATE: D/M/Y
FACILITY:
MAILING ADDRESS
OF FACILITY:
COMMUNITY:
OPERATOR/SUPERVISOR
PHONE #:
OF FACILITY:
Compliance
REGULATION
Discuss
SUBJECT
Yes
No
N/A
Comments
REFERENCE
FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
(Daycare Centers with 40 + children)
System operational
NFC 6.3
Any reported deficiencies in the system.
Date of last required annual test inspection by a
NWT registered journeyman electrician.
Last test inspection report available.
Kept for 2 yrs
Original fire alarm verification certificate available
on site and does it meet current test standard.
SMOKE ALARMS
Are all smoke alarms "hard wired"
Are smoke alarms interconnected for simultaneous
activation
3 or more alarms
Are rooms used as sleeping areas equipped with
Daycares shall be
smoke alarms.
hard-wired
Have smoke alarms been tested monthly and results
recorded.
Are all smoke alarms operational?
MEANS OF EGRESS / ACCESS TO EXITS
Facility served by the required number of exits.
# of exits
Exits are protected from other floor areas of the building
NBC 3.4
in conformance with the NWT Fire Prevention Regs.
Daycares only
Does one or more exit discharge directly to the exterior
of the facility.
Is the means of egress clear of obstructions at all times,
NFC 2.7
including ice and snow?
Required exit doors open in the direction of travel.
Daycares only
Exit doors open without requiring special knowledge,
unusual devices or keys.
Approved exit signs placed over required exit doors.
NBC 3.4
Daycares only
EMERGENCY LIGHTING
Required emergency lighting provided.
Daycare- illuminate exits access to exits
Dayhome- rechargeable flashlight, readily accessible
Emergency lighting stays on for required time
Daycare - 30 mins
Dayhome-adequate
light emitted
FIRE SAFETY PLAN
Does this facility have a fire safety plan?
Submit for review
Does the plan follow the guide lines of the Fire
NFC 2.8
Prevention Regulations?
Are fire drills conducted monthly?
Are records maintained for inspections and fire drills?
2 years
Are plans posted where they can be seen and reviewed?
Do daycare staff members conduct monthly inspections?
10 + children
Are safety plans posted in all rooms occupied by children?
Daycare only
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FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTION CHECKLIST A2
DAYCARE
DAYHOME
NAME OF
DATE: D/M/Y
FACILITY:
MAILING ADDRESS
OF FACILITY:
COMMUNITY:
OPERATOR/SUPERVISOR
PHONE #:
OF FACILITY:
Compliance
REGULATION
Discuss
SUBJECT
Yes
No
N/A
Comments
REFERENCE
FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
(Daycare Centers with 40 + children)
System operational
NFC 6.3
Any reported deficiencies in the system.
Date of last required annual test inspection by a
NWT registered journeyman electrician.
Last test inspection report available.
Kept for 2 yrs
Original fire alarm verification certificate available
on site and does it meet current test standard.
SMOKE ALARMS
Are all smoke alarms "hard wired"
Are smoke alarms interconnected for simultaneous
activation
3 or more alarms
Are rooms used as sleeping areas equipped with
Daycares shall be
smoke alarms.
hard-wired
Have smoke alarms been tested monthly and results
recorded.
Are all smoke alarms operational?
MEANS OF EGRESS / ACCESS TO EXITS
Facility served by the required number of exits.
# of exits
Exits are protected from other floor areas of the building
NBC 3.4
in conformance with the NWT Fire Prevention Regs.
Daycares only
Does one or more exit discharge directly to the exterior
of the facility.
Is the means of egress clear of obstructions at all times,
NFC 2.7
including ice and snow?
Required exit doors open in the direction of travel.
Daycares only
Exit doors open without requiring special knowledge,
unusual devices or keys.
Approved exit signs placed over required exit doors.
NBC 3.4
Daycares only
EMERGENCY LIGHTING
Required emergency lighting provided.
Daycare- illuminate exits access to exits
Dayhome- rechargeable flashlight, readily accessible
Emergency lighting stays on for required time
Daycare - 30 mins
Dayhome-adequate
light emitted
FIRE SAFETY PLAN
Does this facility have a fire safety plan?
Submit for review
Does the plan follow the guide lines of the Fire
NFC 2.8
Prevention Regulations?
Are fire drills conducted monthly?
Are records maintained for inspections and fire drills?
2 years
Are plans posted where they can be seen and reviewed?
Do daycare staff members conduct monthly inspections?
10 + children
Are safety plans posted in all rooms occupied by children?
Daycare only
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PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
Fire extinguishers with a min. rating of 2-A 10-BC
NFC 6.2
installed (wall mounted) near access to exits.
+15 m 2-A 20 BC
Extinguishers properly identified by type and tagged
with current annual certification tags.
Are the required # of extinguishers installed?
# required
Discuss
SUBJECT
REGULATION
Yes
No
N/A
Comments
REFERENCE
ELECTRICAL SERVICES
Electrical equipment is in good repair.
Electrical service panel closed and inaccessible to
children.
Childproof plastic covers for electrical outlets properly
installed on all accessible outlets.
Report electrical deficiencies to regional Electrical
NFC 2.4.7.
Inspector.
COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL
Any accumulation of combustible material.
NFC 2.10.
Combustible material attached to walls does not
exceed 20% of the area of such walls.
Waste receptacles made of non-combustible
Daycare Manual
materials with a cover or lid.
NFC 2.10.3.2
Flammable and combustible liquids stored properly and
NFC Part 3 & 4.1.
inaccessible to children
HEATING SYSTEMS
Heating equipment is CSA or ULC approved.
Last service completed on the heating system.
Date
Equipment appears to be in good operating order.
Heating equipment is inaccessible to children.
If required, heating equipment is in separate room
Daycares
with proper fire separation.
Service rooms inaccessible to children.
BATHROOM AND CLOSET DOORS
Bathroom doors equipped with locks that can be
Daycare Manual 15
opened from outside. Daycare Manual Reg. 15.1
All closets can be opened from inside.
If a device is required to open doors it is readily
Hung on wall
available to staff.
outside
Cleaning supplies are inaccessible to the children
SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN
One supervisor for every 10 children over age 2.
NFC 2.10.
One supervisor for every 5 children under age 2.
Sufficient staff to escort any handicapped children to
safety in the event of an emergency.
Dayhome can have up to 8 children which includes any
children of the operator
Number of children and staff
Age range of children
Duty staff names
EMERGENCY SERVICE VEHICLE ACCESS
Emergency vehicle access is available & unobstructed
to the facility main entrance from the public road system.
Emergency access route is clearly marked.
Emergency access route adequately lighted for night
conditions.
BUILDING SPECIFICS
Occupancy classification
A-2
B-2
Size of facility: ______ m2
# of stories _____
facility location: _____ storey
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INSTRUCTIONS:
Inspected By:
Position title: Assistant Fire Marshal
MACA -GNWT
600 –5201 –50 th Ave. Yellowknife, N.T. X1A 3S9
Tel; 1 -867 –873- 7030 Fax ; 1 –867 –873 -0260
MEETS FIRE SAFETY STANDARDS
MINOR CORRECTIONS REQUIRED
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