Exit Safety Checklist





  1. Do all emergency exits open in an outward direction?

  1. Are all emergency exit doors equipped with panic opening hardware?

  1. Are all emergency exits kept unlocked and free of obstructions?

  1. Are there two exits, remote from each other, for each level of the building?

  1. Are exterior fire escapes accessible and well maintained?

  1. Are all exits marked with a lighted exit sign? Also: are the lights powered by an emergency source?

  1. Are exit-route maps displayed at regular intervals throughout your facilities?

  1. Is emergency lighting tested regularly?

  1. Is it a policy to replace backup batteries in exit signs and emergency lights once a year?