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Location: RAK – HIRA Division: XLPE

Date of Inspection: 22-03-2018 Inspector 1 Name: ABY

Time of Inspection: 10: 40 AM Inspector 2 Name: ANKIT

1 Housekeeping YES NO N/A
a. Are employees encouraged to tidy their personal work places?
b. Are the premises kept clear of all kinds of refuse and process waste?
c. Are metal receptacles, with fitted lids, available for waste i.e. floor sweepings?
d. Are there separate receptacles for specially dangerous materials i.e. oily rags
e. Is all waste removed from the premises daily (more frequently when required)?
f. Are spaces under or behind fixed items kept clear or rubbish and dust?
g. Are areas in/around premises clear of accumulated combustible materials?
h. Are employee’s clothes away from combustible material and sources of heat?
2. Storage Areas
a. Are storage areas separate from other parts of the premises?
b. Are storage areas accessible by fire fighters?
c. Are there clear spaces and adequate passage around stored material?
d. Are material stocks arranged so they do not obstruct sprinklers or detectors?
e. Are storage areas checked regularly, especially at the end of the working day?
f. Are items at floor level stored on pallets?
3. Smoking
a. Is smoking prohibited in all temporary (port-a-cabin style) cabins?
b. Is there a specially designated area for smoking?
c. In smoking permitted locations are there suitable and sufficient ashtrays?
4. Machinery and Equipment
a. Is machinery and equipment regularly and frequently inspected / maintained?
b. Do inspections check the cleanliness?
c. Do inspections check that bearing are properly lubricated?
d. Do inspections check that drive belts are correctly tensioned?
e. Is machinery arranged to prevent congestion between machines or material?
f. Are drip trays provided and other precautions taken to prevent oil soaking in?
5. Flammable Liquids
a. Are paints, lacquer, thinners, etc. stored in a detached building or container?
b. Is the container made of a non-combustible material?
c. Is flammable material carried in safe containers (not open tins, buckets, etc.)?
d. Are flammable liquids handled at a safe distance from ignition sources?
e. Are reduced sparking tools at used where flammable vapours are present?
f. Are all flammable liquids in use on the premises listed, with their localities?
g. Is there adequate ventilation where flammable liquids are stored or used?
h. Are only minimum quantities of flammable liquids brought into the workplace?
i. Are all flammable liquids returned to the store at the end of the shift?
6. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinders
a. Are LPG cylinders stored safely, preferably in a fenced compound?
b. Are the LPG Cylinders at least 2m from boundary fencing?
c. Is the store on used for cylinder storage?
d. Are cylinders stored with caps or guards fitted and in the upright position?
e. Are empty cylinders kept separate and clearly labelled ‘empty’ or ‘MT’?
f. Are warning signs prominently displayed prohibiting smoking and naked lights?
7. Temporary Accommodation/Office Blocks (Port-a-cabin style)
a. Are individual cabins a min. of 3m apart and clear of flammable materials?

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b. Are cabins at least 6m from dangerous sites (i.e. LPG, Kitchens, etc.)?
c. Are kitchens lined with fire resistant material and min. 6m from other cabins?
d. Are cabins over 30m2 fitted with an additional ‘fire exit’?
e. Is there easy access for fire fighters between rows of cabins?
f. Is there an emergency plan, showing services, available and displayed at site?
g. Is there a manual/auto alarm as prescribed by the Civil Defence?
h. Are there sufficient and correct fire extinguishers available in/around cabins?
i. Is each air conditioner wired individually to a separate circuit breaker?
j. Are signs posted (each cabin) for ‘No Cooking or Cookers’ and ‘No Smoking’?
8. Electrical and lighting Considerations
a. Are defects in wiring or electrical equipment reported and acted upon?
b. Are electrical installations periodically tested and inspected?
c. Are all portable electrical appliances regularly tested and inspected?
d. Are the indicator lamps on appliances all working?
e. Is the use of extension leads and multi sockets kept to a minimum?
f. Are correct plug / socket combinations used?
g. Are stores goods kept well away from light bulbs?
h. Are lights turned off when not in use?
i. Are walkways and under carpets free of extensions and cables?
j. Are appliances and equipment (i.e. TV, DVD, etc.) well ventilated for cooling?
9. Emergency Preparedness
a. Is there a member of Staff with overall fire safety responsibility?
b. Are notices, informing staff what to do in the event of a fire, clearly displayed?
c. Is there emergency lighting fitted and is it tested regularly?
d. Do people understand what to do in the event of a fire?
e. Is there a procedure for calling Civil Defence to fight the fire?
f. Are there sufficient numbers of the correct type of fire extinguishers available?
g. Is there an automatic fire detection system?
h. Is there an automatic sprinkler system?
i. Is the location patrolled for fire and security checks?
j. Are duplicate copies of important documentation kept in another building?
k. Has a fire drill been carried out within 2 months of mobilisation?
l. Has a fire drill been carried out every 6 months after the initial exercise?
m. Have any ‘learning points’ from drills been implemented or acted upon?
Any ‘site specific’ points that need to be mentioned?

Any points that must be addressed on an urgent basis?

Any other remarks

We agree with the inspection findings and will act accordingly
Inspector(s): 1 2 Location Senior

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