SUMMARY of VIOLATIONS 2006-2008We Need Your Help for the 2009 Inspection!
The top five hazard / violation types are easily identified and can be addressed in a matter of minutes.
Testing and Exit Sign • Depress the test button • Light should switch to battery and remain illuminated.
Fire Doors Blocked/Not Operating Properly • Fire doors blocked open • Latch failure / Door not locking
Fire Extinguisher Inspections • Unit mounted, signs • in-place • Hose free of debris • and undamaged • Annual inspection • current • Unit charges, dial in • green • Monthly inspection • documented on tag • Pin in-place and • secured with tie
Emergency Lights • Emergency Lights – Common Issues / Violations • Light bulbs burnt out • Batteries need replaced • Lights damaged • Testing Emergency Lights • Depress the test button • Light should switch to battery and remain illuminated.
Improper Use of Extension Cords • Common Issues / Violations • “ Daisy Chained” cords • Overloaded multi-strips or plugs • Extension cords used as permanent wiring. • Multiple high load appliances plugged in a power strip
OTHER COMMON VIOLATIONS • General housekeeping – combustible clutter in offices, stairways, storage areas • Missing ceiling tiles
PREVENTING/CORRECTING VIOLATIONS • Report any exit signs that are not illuminated to Physical Plant x2000 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Do not prop open any fire doors. • Remove any objects holding fire doors open. • Replace any fire extinguisher that is not on its hanger. If there is no hanger contact Physical Plant. • Do not overload electrical circuits. • Maintain orderly storage areas. • Storage clearance from the ceiling needs to be 28”