Make fire prevention a high priority for your business. Always be on the look-out for fire hazards and make sure you have the proper fire safety equipment.

Exits

  • Exit corridors and aisles remain unobstructed, free of any material or matter at all times
  • Exit doors are able to be opened from inside without a key, special knowledge, or effort
  • Main entry door, ONLY, may have deadbolt lock but is unlocked during business hours, without fail.  Deadbolt locks must be double keyed.
  • Exit signs in place to clearly indicate exit path, minimum 6-inch letters with ¾-inch stroke
  • Exit signs are illuminated when building is occupied

Fire Extinguishers and Fire Extinguisher Systems

  • Fire extinguishers serviced annually by State Fire Marshal-licensed company as well as if discharged or if tampered with
  • Extinguishers have minimum rating of 2A:10B:C and are located at an exit or on an exit path every 75 feet of travel or as otherwise required by the Fire Department
  • Extinguishers mounted 3-1/2 to 5 feet above floor

Electrical

  • No extension cords or multi-plug adapters in use
  • No electrical cords extending through walls, ceilings, floors, under doors, or floor covering
  • No damaged electrical cords, plugs, or outlets
  • 30-inch minimum clearance maintained around circuit panel

General Fire Safety

  • Combustible storage maintained at least 24 inches below ceiling (I8 inches if fire sprinklered building)
  • No combustibles stored in furnace or electrical rooms or below stairs
  • Clearance maintained between heat-producing equipment and combustibles
  • Storage maintained in neat and orderly manner to minimize fire spread and facilitate control
  • Dumpsters are a minimum of 5 feet from combustibles; covers kept closed
  • Compressed gas cylinders are properly secured by chain or other appropriate method and contents clearly labeled

Fire-Resistive Barriers

  • Fire doors and fire dampers maintained to be fully operational
  • Fire-resistive walls and ceilings maintained without holes, breaks, or missing panels

Flammable Liquids

  • Fire Dept. restrictions regarding flammable liquids continually observed, See Operational Permits

Hazardous Materials

  • Fire Dept. has current Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement with quantity stored and quantity in regular use.
Make fire prevention a high priority for your business. Always be on the look-out for fire hazards and make sure you have the proper fire safety equipment.
Exits
Exit corridors and aisles remain unobstructed, free of any material or matter at all times
Exit doors are able to be opened from inside without a key, special knowledge, or effort
Main entry door, ONLY, may have deadbolt lock but is unlocked during business hours, without fail
Exit signs in place to clearly indicate exit path, minimum 6-inch letters with ¾-inch stroke
Exit signs are illuminated when building is occupied

Fire Extinguishers and Fire Extinguisher Systems
Fire extinguishers serviced annually by State Fire Marshal-licensed company as well as if discharged or if tampered with
Extinguishers have minimum rating of 2A:10B:C and are located at an exit or on an exit path every 75 feet of travel or as otherwise required by the Fire Department
Extinguishers mounted 3-1/2 to 5 feet above floor

Electrical
No extension cords or multi-plug adapters in use
No electrical cords extending through walls, ceilings, floors, under doors, or floor covering
No damaged electrical cords, plugs, or outlets 
30-inch minimum clearance maintained around circuit panel

General Fire Safety
Combustible storage maintained at least 24 inches below ceiling (I8 inches if sprinklered)
No combustibles stored in furnace or electrical rooms or below stairs
Clearance maintained between heat-producing equipment and combustibles
Storage maintained in neat and orderly manner to minimize fire spread and facilitate control
Dumpsters are a minimum of 5 feet from combustibles; covers kept closed
Compressed gas cylinders are properly secured and contents clearly labeled.

Fire-Resistive Barriers
Fire doors and fire dampers maintained to be fully operational
Fire-resistive walls and ceilings maintained without holes, breaks, or missing panels

Flammable Liquids
Fire Dept. restrictions regarding flammable liquids continually observed

Hazardous Materials
Fire Dept. has current Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement with quantity stored and quantity in regular use