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  • This workplace inspection template is intended as a guide to manage risks in the workplace.

    If you observe any unsafe acts or hazards please ensure they are recorded.
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    E.g. Housekeeping - clean up your workspace.

1. General Lighting

  • 1.1 - Is there sufficient lighting to allow work to be undertaken safely and effectively?

  • 1.2 - Does the working environment minimise the amount of glare, contrast or reflection?

2. Electrical Safety

  • 2.1 - Are all electrical plugs, sockets or switches clean and in good working order?

  • 2.2 - Are all electrical items using a single power point? (There are no double adapters or power boards other than those approved by E-Safe in use)

  • 2.3 - Is all portable equipment or powered tools tested, tagged and in good condition?

3. Building Safety

  • 3.1 - Are all floor surfaces in good condition, even and free from obstruction or spillage?

  • 3.2 - Are all entry and walkways kept clear?

  • 3.3 - Is equipment and furniture, maintained in good condition?

4. Plant/Equipment/Machinery/Tools

  • 4.1 - Are plant and equipment (such as machinery/tools) maintained in good order and condition?

  • 4.2 - Are tools and equipment not in use kept in correct storage place and storage is adequate?

  • 4.3 - Is there adequate machine guarding and guards are maintained in good condition?

  • 4.4 - Are starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator and controls are protected from inadvertent operation?

  • 4.5 - Is local exhaust ventilation used to control airborne contaminants released during a work process?

  • 4.6 - Are gas bottles secured and where portable, securely mounted upright on trolley and labelled?

5. Storage, Design and Use

  • 5.1 - Is storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

  • 5.2 - Are materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

  • 5.3 - Are floors around racking clear of rubbish or obstruction?

  • 5.4 - Are racks and pallets are maintained and in good condition?

  • 5.5 - Do storage, design and use comply with load ratings and load ratings are clearly displayed?

6. Ladders

  • 6.1 - Are all ladders industrial strength rated? (Non Household rated, check label)

  • 6.2 - Are ladders maintained and in good condition?

  • 6.3 - If used for electrical work are ladders nonconductive? (Wood or fibre glass)

  • 6.4 - For extension ladders, are ropes, pulleys and threads maintained and in good working order/condition?

7. Rubbish Removal

  • 7.1 - Are bins located at suitable points around site and are emptied regularly?

  • 7.2 - Are oily rags and combustible refuse placed into designated, covered metal containers?

8. Chemical Safety

  • 8.2 - Are the Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

  • 8.2 - Is chemical storage approved and appropriate? (This includes appropriate signage displayed)

  • 8.3 - If required, is appropriate PPE available for the different types of chemicals?

  • 8.4 - Are all containers labelled correctly?

  • 8.5 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • 8.6 - If applicable, are eye washes and showers easily accessed and in working order?

9. Fire Prevention

  • 9.1 - Is evacuation plan displayed and/or accessible in key locations throughout the workplace?

  • 9.2 - Is designated Fire Warden signage displayed in appropriate areas and Wardens are identifiable?

  • 9.3 - Are extinguishers serviced every 6 months? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs)

  • 9.4 - Are extinguishers clear of obstructions?

  • 9.5 - Are flammable materials adequately stored to prevent fire outbreak?

  • 9.6 - Are exit doors easily opened from inside and exits are free from obstruction?

  • 9.7 - Is emergency exit lighting operable and adequate signage to indicate fire exits?

10. First Aid and Facilities

  • 10.1 - Is there easy access to cabinets/kits?

  • 10.2 - Have the defibrillator been recently checked (Check sticker on side of cabinet)

11. Building Facilities

  • 11.1 - Are there adequate supplies of soap, hand towels, toilet paper, rubbish bins and sanitary disposal units?

  • 11.2 - Are plumbing, air conditioning, lighting and water supplies (hot & cold) in good working order and we'll maintained? (No broken or damaged infrastructure)

  • 11.3 - Are facilities maintained and in a clean condition? (Includes kitchens, toilets, showers, change rooms and general areas)

  • 11.4 - Are toilets clearly marked with lockable doors, adequate lighting and ventilation?

12. Workstations/Benches

  • 12.1 - Are desks/workbenches in good condition? (No damage or sharp edges)

  • 12.2 - Is area clear of rubbish and un-necessary clutter? (Clear access and egress)

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