• Audit Title - Department Inspected

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  • Personnel Assisting with Inspection

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Section 1 Fire & Emergency Preparedness

  • Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire and recently serviced. <br>

  • Adequate Directional signs/notices for fire exits <br>

  • Exit doors easily opened from inside at all hours <br>

  • Exits clear of obstruction <br>

  • Fire Alarm system functioning correctly <br>

  • Fire instructions (P&P) available and displayed <br>

  • Regular fire drills carried out <br>

  • Training sessions carried out <br>

Section 2 Electrical Safety

  • No broken plugs, sockets, and switches <br>

  • No frayed or damaged leads <br>

  • No temporary leads on floor (trip hazard) <br>

  • Emergency shut-down procedure in place <br>

  • No strained leads <br>

  • Circuit breakers/automatic cut outs installed <br>

  • Electrical Test & Tag programs up to date <br>

Section 3 General Lighting

  • All work areas have adequate illumination <br>

  • Good natural lighting is available <br>

  • Good lighting reflection from walls and ceilings <br>

  • No direct or reflected glare <br>

  • Lighting fitting are clean and in good condition <br>

  • Emergency lighting (if fitted) is operable. <br>

Section 4 Walkways

  • All walkways (entry & cross) kept clear <br>

  • No electrical leads crossing walkways <br>

  • Walkways adequately lit and clearly marked <br>

  • Unobstructed vision at intersections <br>

  • Stairs/Risers in good condition (if present) <br>

  • Even surfaces; no cracks or holes <br>

Section 5 Rubbish

  • Bins located at suitable points around the workplace <br>

  • All bins emptied regularly <br>

Section 6 Storage

  • Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible <br>

  • Storage designed to minimise lifting problems e.g. between knee & shoulder <br>

  • Floor area around racking clear of rubbish <br>

  • General condition of racks and pallets <br>

Section 7 Equipment / Machines

  • Area around Equipment kept clean <br>

  • All equipment adequately guarded (manufacturers specs). <br>

  • Adequate workspace around equipment<br>

  • Noise levels controlled and/or PPE used (ear protection) <br>

  • Lighting satisfactory <br>

Section 8 Workbenches

  • Bench surfaces are clear of rubbish. <br>

  • Bench working height correct <br>

  • No exposed sharp edges to bench or equipment <br>

Section 9 Chemicals on Site

  • Hazardous substances register available on site <br>

  • Current MSDS available for each chemical <br>

  • All storage containers clearly, correctly labelled <br>

  • Do any special storage conditions apply? <br>

  • Emergency showers/eye wash where required <br>

Section 10 First Aid

  • First Aid cabinets and contents clean <br>

  • Easy access to cabinets <br>

  • Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet <br>

  • First aid cabinet clearly labelled <br>

  • Emergency numbers displayed <br>

  • Adequate supply of soap and towels <br>

  • Adequate first aid stock available <br>

Section 11 Office Hazards

  • Filling cabinets are secured and of non tilt design <br>

  • Chairs are in good condition and meet design requirements <br>

  • Desks are in good condition and meet design requirements <br>

  • S.B.E i.e. glare from windows <br>

  • Air conditioning system maintained regularly <br>

  • Ergonomic Assessment/Training <br>

  • Stable non-slip floor coverings <br>

Safety Inspection Sign Off

  • The Officer completing this Safety Inspection must ensure that the final report is sent through to Safety Service for recording of Hazards and required Follow up Actions.

  • Officer Completing Inspection Sign-off

  • Site Representative (if Relevant)

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