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  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location

Physical Security

  • Are all doors and windows secure and able to be locked?

  • How many Automatic doors are within the building not requiring a FOB for entry?

  • How many windows in the area are exposed to the outside?

  • How many points of entry/access are there in the building?

  • Are all entry and exit points monitored? If so, how?

  • Is there an effective key control system?

  • Is the key register audited?

Electronic Security

  • Is there CCTV?

  • Is there an Intruder Detection System?

  • Is there security lighting?

  • Is there electronic security access control?

  • Is there an alarmed emergency evacuation system?


  • Are there procedures in place for after-hours access and emergency controls? Ie, do we know who is in the building?

  • Are there procedures in place for securing and opening the building?

  • Are there procedures in place that outline how and when to raise an emergency alarm?

  • Is there a policy/procedure that outlines how to deal with difficult or aggressive customers?

  • Is there an emergency evacuation procedure relevant to the specific site?

  • Is there a lock down procedure relevant to the specific site?

  • Is there first aid kit readily available?

  • Are workers instructed in regard to the procedures on a regular basis?

  • Do workers know where to access procedures?

  • Are procedures up to date?

Awareness and Training

  • Do workers undertake security awareness training?

  • Do workers understand the importance of vigilance and challenging suspicious activity?

  • When was the last evacuation drill?

  • How many times a year are emergency procedure drills undertaken?

  • Are emergency wardens trained in accordance with regulatory requirements?

  • Do Wardens demonstrate an understanding of their role in the event of an emergency?


  • Is there an effective sign-in process for visitors?

  • Are visitors accounted for in the event of an evacuation taking place?

  • Are visitors instructed regarding evacuation and lock down procedures?

  • Are visitor provided with any form of identification?

Duress Alarms

  • Is there a duress alarm available to workers?

  • If relevant, how many remotes are available?

  • Are remotes located in accessible/visible location?

  • Are relevant workers trained in the use of the duress alarm?

  • Is the device serviced and tested at regular periodic intervals?

  • Has the response time of Police been tested?

  • If relevant, what is the response time?


  • Are there height indicators present on doorways where required?

  • Are emergency evacuation documents present and in visible locations?

  • Are emergency signs, First Aid, De-Fib etc, clearly visable?

  • Is signage in good condition?


  • Review incidents or events since previous Audit - Nature, consequences, Actions taken, Debrief conducted, remedial or preventative actions.

  • Staff Feedback - Discuss Audit with Workers - Seek feedback regarding security concerns or suggestions, Identification of training gaps.

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