Project / Site Name

Team Leader at time of this inspection

Current activities being undertaken on site (select all that apply)

Describe activities being undertaken on site

Site Safety Inspection
First Aid Facilities

Is the first aid kit to be inspected in this audit?

Are the first aid contents clean and orderly?

No first aid contents past their expiry date?

Is there easy access to first aid box?

Employees aware of location of first aid box?

Has the box been audited?

Fire Prevention & Emergency

Are fire and emergency procedures to be inspected in this audit?

Evacuation plan understood by all employees?

Exit doors easily opened from inside?

Exits clear of obstructions?

Site Induction Completed?

Engineers Signed In on Site?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Is Personal Protective Equipment to be inspected in this audit?

Is head protection worn correctly and where required?

Is eye protection worn where required?

Is hearing protection worn in designated areas?

Are the correct forms of hand protection worn for manual tasks

Is footwear in good condition and of correct type?

Are high-vis vests or clothing worn at all times when required?

Are safety harnesses appropriately worn at height?

Is additional PPE used where required?

Are staff aware of correct PPE for tasks they are trained to perform?

Hazardous Manual Tasks

Hazardous Manual Tasks to be inspected in this audit?

Have Hazardous Manual Tasks on site been identified?

Have Risk Assessments for these tasks been completed where required?

Have Risk controls been selected for these tasks using the hierarchy of controls?

Have the procedures surrounding risk controls been documented?

Are workers compliant with the above procedures?

General Machinery, Plants and Equipment

General Machinery, Plants and Equipment to be inspected in this audit?

Have risk assessments been completed for machinery where appropriate?

If required, are relevant pre-start inspections being completed on machinery, equipment and plants?

Are machines kept clean?

Is there sufficient room to use all machines safely?

Are machine, equipment and plant operators trained/inducted to be competent in safe and correct operation?

Do operators comply with the training?


Ladders to be inspected in this audit?

Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

Are ladders in good condition?

Are ladders being used according to instructions?

Chemical Safety

Chemical safety to be inspected this audit?

Have risk assessments been completed for hazardous substances?

Are Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

Are all containers labelled correctly?

Are unused substances disposed of?

Are workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

Is adequate ventilation provided?

Are eye washes available and easily accessible?

General Comments

Any further comments arising from this inspection?

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Name & Signature of Inspector
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.