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Fire Safety Inspections

Programs that are responsible for the inspection of buildings, hillside property and industrial plants to ensure compliance with fire codes in order to eliminate or reduce potential fire hazards. Inspectors ensure that fire alarms and extinguishers are properly installed and in working order; that there are an adequate number of exit ways and exit doors that are appropriately signed, illuminated, unobstructed and operable from inside the building; that the maximum room capacity has been posted, when required, and has not been exceeded; and that hazardous materials or devices on the premises are appropriately stored and/or utilized. Fire safety inspections are conducted in factories, schools, hotels, hospitals, churches, halls, theaters, businesses and all other places in which people work, live or congregate.

Taxonomy Code: JR-190.210

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