Maglock Pre-installation Checklist
Before proceeding with the installation process, it is crucial to follow a pre-inspection checklist to ensure that everything is in place.
This checklist includes several essential points that need to be checked. By following this pre-installation checklist, you can ensure that the maglocks installed are in good working condition and meet all safety requirements. Here is a pre-inspection checklist to follow:
Ensure that the maglock is wired in series directly to the local pull station to ensure immediate release in an emergency situation.
Fire Alarm System
Check that the maglock is connected to the building fire alarm system to ensure that it releases when the fire alarm is activated.
Confirm that the building inspector has confirmed a date/time for the inspection to ensure everyone is aware of when the inspection will take place.
Confirm that the maglock power supply is connected to a GFCI plug or breaker in the CACF room.
Ensure that the maglock power supply is connected to a key switch that will drop and reset the building maglocks.
CACF Room Access
Ensure that you have access to the CACF room to access the maglock power supply.
Notify the building tenants about the test to avoid any confusion or alarm.
Ensure that emergency lighting is installed and functional at the door for well-lit area during an emergency situation.
After-Hours Inspection Form
Submit the after-hours inspection form if the inspection takes place outside of normal business hours.
Installer’s Declaration Form
Make sure that the installer’s declaration form is complete and accurately filled out.
Fire Department Notification
Notify the local fire department about the test to avoid any false alarms or unnecessary responses.
Confirm that maglock stickers are permanently mounted on the maglock door to indicate that the maglock has passed inspection.
Pull Station Accessibility
Check that the pull station is no more than 600 mm from the inside frame of the door for easy accessibility.
Building Maglock Switch Key Access
Confirm that you have access to the building maglock switch key to test the maglocks.