Fire safety checks – Travel distance

Fire safety checks – Travel distance

Fire safety checks – Travel distance guide. This guide will assist managers to work out if the m travel distance in the workplace is suitable.

If any of the distances in the following questions are exceeded, you may need expert advice.

  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit in an area of high risk less than 12 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit from within an area of normal fire risk and also where sleeping accommodation is provided. less than 16 metres?
  •  Travel distance – is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit from within an area of normal fire risk and not forming a production area of a factory, less than 18 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit, from within an area of normal fire risk, including factory production less than 25 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from a dead end to an exit, from within an area of low fire risk, less than 45 metres.
  • Travel Distance – Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with high fire risk present. less than 25 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit, providing sleeping accommodation, and with normal fire risk present, less than 32 metres?
  • Travel distance – Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with normal fire risk present, less than 45 metres?
  • Is the travel distance from an area with more than one escape route to an exit and with low fire risk present, less than 60 metres?

Fire safety checks – travel distance – Part of a series of blogs

This fire safety checks list post is part of a series of posts that will help managers work out if their travel distance is suitable.

fire safety checks - travel distance