Audit

1.0 PATHS, ROADWAYS AND DRIVEWAYS

1.1 Is there any obvious damage to paths that require maintainence?

1.2 Is adequate lighting provided for safety and security of personnel?

1.3 Is there adequate areas for parents to park in order to drop off/ collect cadets before and after training?

2.0 ACCESS AND EGRESS

2.1 Is emergency evacuation maps/ signs posted on entry and exit points?

2.2 Do access/ egress points allow people to move in a free and unobstructed manner?

2.3 Are measures and facilities in place to prevent people from falling (eg guardrails, handrails)?

2.4 Do access and egress points have emergency lighting?

2.5 Is the flooring at the access and egress point in good condition (no tears, holes, uneven surface)?

2.6 Are emergency exit points available, unobstructed, and in good condition?

2.7 Are floors and aisles cleared of rubbish, materials and equipment?

2.8 Are stairs in good repair and fitted with non skid strips?

3.0 OFFICE/ CLASSROOM AREAS

3.1 Are power points in good condition?

3.2 Are there sufficient power points?

3.3 Are light globes fitted securely?

3.4 Is the lighting sufficient for purpose/ task?

3.5 Are lead and appliances test and tagged?

Date of last electrical test and tag

3.6 Are surfaces and equipment kept in a clean condition?

3.7 Are workstations easily accessible?

3.8 Do individuals have to reach, twist or bend in an uncomfortable way?

3.9 Are items that are in constant use easy reach?

3.10 Are workstations/ Desk free from clutter?

3.11 Is there adequate storage for paper, books and files?

3.12 Is all furniture adequate and in good repair?

3.13 Are all doors fully functional?

3.14 Are all floor coverings adequate and do not pose trip hazard?

4.0 KITCHEN/ BREW AREAS

4.1 the kitchen/ amenities area kept clean and in good repair?

4.2 Are kitchen appliance's and white goods clean?

4.3 Are all cleaning chemicals clearly labeled?

5.0 Q STORE AREAS

5.1 Is storage adequate to meet requirements?

5.2 Are stacks stable?

5.3 Is there sufficient storage for heavy items (in a low position)?

5.4 Are the cupboards and shelves in good condition?

5.5 Are storage areas clearly identified?

5.6 Are stools and ladders available for obtaining items from high places?

5.7 Are items stored appropriately for their weight and use?
(Heavy items between shoulder and knee height of the Q store staff.).
(Light and infrequently used items on higher shelves. Heavy or large and infrequently used items on lower shelves).

6.0 AMMENITIES (TOILET AND SHOWERS)

6.1 Are all toilets/ showers clean, private and well ventilated?

6.2 Is hand drying facilities available?

6.3 Is sanitary disposal in place and serviced regularly?

6.4 Are amenities cleaned regularly?

State cleaning schedule?

7.0 ELECTRICAL (GENERAL)

7.1 Is the main switch/ circuit breaker clearly labelled?

7.2 Is the main switch/ circuit breaker easily accessible?

7.3 Is a carbon dioxide fire extinguisher placed adjacent/ near the switch board?

7.4 Are power leads in good condition and off the floor or placed away from doorways?

7.5 Are power boards used in place of double adapters?

7.6 Is there a register of electrical equipment, appliances, and tools used in the workplace?

8.0 FIRE SAFETY AND EMERGENCY

8.1 Is there a fire alarm installed?

8.2 Is the fire alarm tested every three months?

8.3 Are fire exits clearly marked and easily identifiable and well lit?

8.4 Are fire exits free from obstruction?

8.5 Has a trained fire safety and emergency person been appointed?

8.6 Are emergency and evacuation procedures prominently displayed?

8.7 Are telephone numbers of emergency services and fire wardens clearly displayed?

8.8 Are emergency evacuation drills conducted regularly?
Record the date of the last emergency evacuation drill conducted.

Date of last emergency evacuation drill conducted:

8.9 Are fire extinguishers available and easy to locate?

8.10 Are the fire extinguishers in place clearly marked for the type of fire?

List area and type of fire extinguisher in the area.

8.11 What was the date of the last fire extinguisher service?

8.12 Are smoke detectors installed?

8.13 Is a fire sprinkler system installed?

8.14 Is the fire sprinkler system unobstructed?

8.15 Are hose reels available and connected to water supply?

8.16 Is acces to the hose reel unobstructed?

9.0 FIRST AID

9.01 Are there trained first aid officers appointed?

9.02 Are the names of the first aid officers displayed on an appropriate sign?

9.03 Are first aid kits fully available and fully stocked d products within it's expiry date?

9.04 Is a record of all first aid treatment given maintained?

How?

10.0 SAFETY SIGNS AND POSTERS

10.1 Have easy to read warning signs been posted indicating the hazardous areas/ tasks?

10.2 Are emergency exits signs in place and easy to identify?

10.3 Are signs/ posters close to the subject of the sign?

10.4 Are signs/ posters adequately maintained/ updated?

10.5 Are notices/ instructions provided/ clearly displayed on treatment of electrical shock?

11.0 LIGHTING

11.1 Are all areas, parade grounds included, adequately lit (i.e. appropriate to task being completed)?

11.2 Is natural light used to best advantage?

11.3 Is task lighting available were required?

11.4 Are light fittings and switches in good working order?

11.5 Are all light fittings shielded with good cover?

11.6 Are fittings accessible for routine maintainence?

12.0 VENTILATION/ AIR CONDITIONING

12.1 What type of ventilation is installed (Fan, window, air conditioning etc)?

12.2 Is ventilation appropriate/ adequate for type of work being undertaken?

12.3 Are ventilation systems regularly maintained?

State date of last service.
13.0 GAS CYLINDERS/ PRESSURISED CONTAINERS

13.1 Are gas storage areas secured and separated from other areas of chemical storage?

State how your cylinders are stored (Gas cage etc).

13.2 Are gas cylinders securely chained and supply valves closed/ capped if not in use?

13.3 Are all cylinders at least 3 metres away from ignition sources?

14.0 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES / CHEMICAL/ FUELS

14.1 Are material safety data sheets available for all hazardous chemicals?

14.2 Are all staff/ cadets fully acquainted with material safety data sheets?

14.3 Are staff/ cadets trained to take all necessary emergency actions involving hazardous substance?

14.4 Are all chemicals, detergents, agents and other household chemicals safely stored and labelled?

14.5 Are suitable procedures in place to clean up spills?

Summary

Workplace Inspection
Summary of Recommendations

Corrective Action Required & Nature of Urgency( number each action required and assign level of urgency e.g. 1= endangerment to life if not corrected immediately 5= general maintenance):

Corrective Actions

Inspecting Officers Signature
Select date

Unit OC's Recommendations/ Comments (If required):

Unit OC's Reccomendations

Unit OC's Signature
Select date

FSA's Recommendations/ Comments (If required):

Unit OC's Reccomendations

FSA Signature
Select date
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.