Essential Safety Measures Audit – Special Hazards
A building surveyor/ building certifier will include provisions for special hazards in the essential safety measures determination/ schedule. The maintenance of the special hazard installations may be outside of AS 1851-2005 Maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment. The owner and essential safety measures auditor must look for the special hazards and ascertain the particular conditions for inspection, testing and recording.
During an essential safety measures audit the auditor must register on the building’s essential safety measures logbook any deficiencies noted on special hazards in the fire service contractors logbook to allow the signing of the Annual Statement, Annual Certificate Compliance, Annual Fire Safety Statement, Annual Maintenance Statement and Annual Occupiers Statement.