Safety Checklist For Commercial Properties


  • Address visible on occupancy including rear doors
  • FD Connection Clear and Visible
  • Gas Meter Crash Protection
  • Safety PicturesKnox Box Present with Correct Keys
  • Electric Service Accessible
  • Fire Hydrant Clear and Accessible
  • Portable Tanks Secure and Capped
  • Flammable Liquids Properly Stored


  • Proper Use of Extension Cords
  • Portable Tanks Secure and Capped 
  • Flammable Liquids Properly Stored
  • Electrical Breaker Panel Unobstructed
  • No Storage in Mechanical Rooms

 Fire Alarm System

  • Fire Alarm Control Panel 
  • Audible Alarm
  • All Devices In Service (No Trouble Signals) 
  • System Annually Serviced by a Licensed Service Technician 
  • System Diagram Available 

Fire Sprinkler System

  • Sprinkler Head Clearance 
  • Alarm Valves (Tamper Switch or Locked Open) Emergency Exit Hardware Functioning Properly
  • Exit Pathways Clear and Appropriate Width
  • Emergency Evacuation Plan Posted (If Required) 
  • Shutoff Valves Open (Tamper Switch or Locked Open) 
  • FD Connection 
  • Annual Test and Inspection by a Licensed Service Technician 
  • Extra Heads / Wrench 
  • Monitored 
  • System Diagram Available

Kitchen Equipment & Suppression Systems

  • Hood and Ducts Cleaned and Tagged every 6 Months 
  • Hood and Duct Suppression System Serviced by a Licensed Service Technician every 6 Months 
  • Appliances in Correct Location 
  • K Class Extinguisher, Location, Annual Service.

Fire Extinguishers

  • Adequate and Appropriate Extinguishers in Correct Locations 
  • Easily Accessible 
  • Annual Service by a Licensed Service Technician


  • Use Permit Posted and in Good Order 
  • Check Occupant Emergency Contact Phone Numbers


  • Exits Free from Obstructions
  • Exit Signs Operating on both Building Power and Battery Backup
  • Emergency Lights Operate on Battery Power
  • Fire Escapes Properly Maintained
  • Exit Doors Functioning Properly