Fire in any occupancy has potential to cause harm to people and severe damages to property. Fire Safety audit is found to be the effective tool for assessing fire safety standards of an organization. It helps the people to identify the areas for improvement and evolve an action plan. In addition to technical risk control measures like fire prevention and fire protection the insurance protection against the property damage is also required. This paper presents an overview of the features and advantages of fire safety audits.
Fire is one of the threats faced by every individual and organization. Apart from human casualties, fires can cause property damage affecting the building, plant and machinery, furniture and fittings, electrical and electrical equipment etc. Interestingly many of the property losses are not covered by insurance due to lack of insurance awareness and cost factor involved in taking insurance in India.