Properly installed and currently serviced fire extinguishers, sprinkler, standpipe and special extinguishing systems properly serviced and tested, Fire alarm systems properly serviced and tested, Ensures proper maintenance and operation of fire fighting
equipment such as fire extinguishers, alarm systems, hoses, sprinkler systems, and fire doors, and posted address.
Electrical Systems and Lighting
Electrical hazards, e.g. exposed/bare wiring, unapproved extension cords and multi-plug adapters. Functional and properly located Exit signs/lights and Emergency lighting.
A business license, Code compliance specific to the occupancy inspected, Conducts inspections of facilities to determine compliance with applicable fire safety codes and standards and various state laws, rules, and regulations, Advises facility management
of code violations and recommends necessary corrective action, Investigates complaints of possible fire hazards and code violations, prepares reports, and recommends remedial action, Testifies at hearings on matters relating to fire safety. For more
information regarding licensure and permitting, contact the Brevard County Permitting and Enforcement Office at (321) 633-2072.
Reduce the likelihood of fire emergencies and as a result, prevent the loss of property and personal injury, Exits that are clear, visible and correctly marked, Contribute to the safety of citizens, Other potential hazards such as proper storage of flammable
materials, Identifies hazardous materials in compliance with the Right to Know Act and the Occupational Safety Hazards Act (OSHA), Plans and conducts fire drills, evacuation plans, and other fire prevention activities, Participates in fire safety
committees, Conducts fire safety inspections of all facilities, businesses, and institutions regulated by the Department of Consumer and Industry Services or Department of Corrections.
Reviews, building plans, site access, and specifications to ensure compliance with applicable fire safety codes and standards. For example, area separation walls, Reviews plans of schools, colleges, universities, school dormitories, as well as adult foster
care and health care facilities or correctional facilities; including site access concerns, Ensures local fire department’s approval and involvement in plan review. Conducts fire drills in schools, colleges, universities, and school dormitories
or correctional facilities in conjunction with local fire departments. Commercial fire Inspections are conducted by the Fire Prevention Bureau on an tri-annual basis for all businesses within the County Jurisdiction. In the event discrepancies are
found, the business owners are given a time period to correct any violations. The Firesafety Inspectors are Florida State certified through the Florida State Fire Marshal's Office. Inspectors attend several classes in order to become certified. Certification
renewal is required to maintain the Firesafety Inspector certification. They assist in providing Fire Safety Inspector training to private and governmental agencies.