Audit

Previous inspection

Has the last inspection been reviewed?

Are there no outstanding actions?

Fire Prevention

Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (3 to 4 times a year)

Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

Exit doors easily opened from inside?

Exits clear of obstructions?

General Lighting

Good natural lighting?

Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

Light fittings clean and in good condition?

Emergency exit lighting operable?

Building Safety

Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

Entry and walkways kept clear?

Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

Furniture in sound condition?

Electrical Safety

No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

No power leads across walkways?

No frayed or damaged leads?

First Aid

Are contents regularly checked?

Are all first aid contents available?

Is there easy access to first aid supplies

Employees aware of location of first aid supplies?

Are emergency numbers displayed?

Office Hazards

Condition of filing cabinets?

Condition of chairs?

Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

Emergency Documents

Are all employees aware of the Employee/Volunteer accident procedure?

Do all employees know where to find Employee/Volunteer accident forms?

Dress Code

Are all staff dress appropriately as defined by the organization's dress code?

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On site representative
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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.