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Equipment Checklists

Building Inspection Checklist

Building inspections are often done after completion of construction or before purchasing a specific building according to documented rules and regulations. A professional building inspector works with the help of building inspection checklist. It is an easy way to inspect a specific building because it makes it possible even for a common person to inspect a specific building. Below is a sample building inspection checklist that will surely help you to inspect your building as per your requirements. This sample is for your guidance purpose only so feel free to add or remove any content from sample building inspection checklist.

Location

Exterior

Clear visibility of building address?

Yes

No

N/A

Are exterior lights in working order?

Yes

No

N/A

Are periodic inspections and important issues are documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Is an unhindered access road to the structure provided?

Yes

No

N/A

Are the exits onto public streets free from visibility obstructions?

Yes

No

N/A

Are trees and shrubs pruned and acknowledged?

Yes

No

N/A

Are roots pruned and acknowledged?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all building sides accessible to urgent situation gear?

Yes

No

N/A

Are fire hydrants accessible?

Yes

No

N/A

Are sprinkler/standpipe associations accessible?

Yes

No

N/A

Are sprinkler/standpipe associates evidently marked?

Yes

No

N/A

Are countryside sprinklers at least inches from walkways or pathways?

Yes

No

N/A

Does the building materialize to be in good repair?

Yes

No

N/A

Is building free from signs of wreckage?

Yes

No

N/A

Are peripheral walls free from cracks or other damages?

Yes

No

N/A

Are windows free from cracks or broken panes?

Yes

No

N/A

Has flora been cut back from the building?

Yes

No

N/A

Are lawn areas inspected for holes, exposed roots, etc and documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Are paved surfaces inspected and repaired (i.e., lifts, cracks, etc)?

Yes

No

N/A

Are explosive materials stored away from the structure?

Yes

No

N/A

Is the building free from signs of exterior damage?

Yes

No

N/A

Are stairs, landings and handrails in good revamp and secure securely?

Yes

No

N/A

Are facilities periodically inspected and documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all sewers clean out caps in place?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all irrigation covers in place?

Yes

No

N/A

Are lodging authority owned light post bases free of rust and/or deterioration?

Yes

No

N/A

Do entrance doors close slowly to avoid hazards to fingers?

Yes

No

N/A

Are utility/cable boxes marked “Keep Off”?

Yes

No

N/A

Electrical System

Interior

Are all electrical panels secured?

Yes

No

N/A

Is a green light provided around all electrical panels?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all electrical rooms free from explosive storage?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all electrical panels cool to the touch?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all electrical panels free from substantiation of smoldering?

Yes

No

N/A

Have all electrical circuits been notorious?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all electrical switches and receptacles in good repair?

Yes

No

N/A

Has the use of extension cords been discontinued?

Yes

No

N/A

Have Ground Fault Interrupter’s been provided on circuits in proximity to water?

Yes

No

N/A

Is there a “lock-out” procedure in place?

Yes

No

N/A

Heating System

Is a clearance provided around all heating tools?

Yes

No

N/A

Is heating system/boiler rooms kept locked?

Yes

No

N/A

Are heating system/boiler rooms free from explosive storage?

Yes

No

N/A

Are residents reminded to keep combustibles away from heaters?

Yes

No

N/A

Smoking

Is smoking outlawed in the building ordinary areas?

Yes

No

N/A

Are nominated smoking areas properly identified?

Yes

No

N/A

Are n-combustible receptacles provided in smoking areas?

Yes

No

N/A

Is smoking equipment disposed of properly?

Yes

No

N/A

Housekeeping

Is trash removed from the building daily?

Yes

No

N/A

Is storage confidential to designated areas?

Yes

No

N/A

Is storage neatly prearranged and tenable from rolling away?

Yes

No

N/A

Private Protection:

Is building equipped with a routine sprinkler system?

Yes

No

N/A

Is the main sprinkler control valve accessible?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all valves supplying water or air to the system open?

Yes

No

N/A

Is system maneuver monitored by an alarm company?

Yes

No

N/A

Is valve maneuver monitored by an alarm company?

Yes

No

N/A

Is the sprinkler system tested on a quarterly basis and documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Are standby sprinkler heads accessible in the building?

Yes

No

N/A

Is the building equipped with a fire detection system?

Yes

No

N/A

Does the system guard the whole building?

Yes

No

N/A

Does the system grant an alarm signal in the building?

Yes

No

N/A

Is system tested on a monthly basis and documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Is the main alarm panel in real operating condition?

Yes

No

N/A

Are portable fire extinguishers provided?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all extinguishers checked and documented as per requirements?

Yes

No

N/A

Do all extinguishers have a current scrutiny tag?

Yes

No

N/A

Emergency Evacuation

Are all exits and voyage paths recognized with illuminated “EXIT” signs?

Yes

No

N/A

Are travel paths leading to exits free of hindrances?

Yes

No

N/A

Are working emergency lights are available in the building?

Yes

No

N/A

Is there any system to check and document emergency lights?

Yes

No

N/A

Are mass departure diagrams posted all through the building?

Yes

No

N/A

Miscellaneous

Yes

No

N/A

Has combustible storage been limited to designated areas?

Yes

No

N/A

Is all cooking gear has proper extinguishing systems?

Yes

No

N/A

Is cooking equipment clean?

Yes

No

N/A

Are filters backed by periodical inspection and properly documented?

Yes

No

N/A

Are all computer areas free from explosive storeroom?

Yes

No

N/A

 

NOTIFY YOUR SUPERVISOR IF ANY QUESTIONS WERE ANSWERED “NO”

Inspected By: ____________________________________ Date: _________________________

The following items have been followed-up on.  This has been accomplished by putting them on a work order:

Item # _______ Work Order # _______ Item # _______Work Order # _______ Item # _______ Work Order # _______

 

 

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