This fire equipment register:
The fire equipment register is a database of maintenance service schedules of firefighting equipment in a building or workplace. It includes information on the type and location of each piece of equipment, as well as when it was last serviced.
A fire equipment register is an important tool for keeping track of all the firefighting equipment, as it helps ensure that all the equipment is in good working order and ready to use in the event of a fire.
There are many different types of firefighting equipment however, some of the most important pieces of equipment are:
Inspection and testing of firefighting equipment is important to ensure that the equipment is in good working condition and will work properly in the event of a fire. If the equipment is not properly maintained, it could fail when it is needed most.
Firefighting equipment must be tested as required by Australian standards in offices and buildings where an external alarm has been installed, a test of the alarm should be completed as recommended by the installers.
A detailed fire equipment location and identification map should be displayed in prominent locations and be maintained by a competent person. A review of the map should be conducted regularly and updated if changes occur within operational areas. The firefighting equipment map should be communicated to all workers, contractors and visitors.
This register has provisions for recording the following aspects of fire protection equipment and the equipment’s maintenance:
Note: This register can assist your business comply with AS/NZS ISO 14001 and AS/NZS ISO 45001, Management Systems clause 8.2, Emergency Preparedness and Response.