• Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

1. General Lighting

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

  • 1.2 - Are light fittings clean and in good condition?

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?

  • 2.4 - Are all leads, cables or cords in good condition? (No fraying, damage or strained leads)

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 - Are loading and storage areas clean and tidy?

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 - If required, is appropriate Personal Protective Equipment available and in good condition? (hearing protection, safety glasses, gloves etc)

5. Storage, Design and Use

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

  • 5.2 - Is storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

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

  • 5.4 - 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?

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

  • 8.1 - 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 - Is the Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

  • 8.7 - If applicable, are special storage conditions followed?

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 extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height and base not lower than 100 mm?

  • 9.8 - Are Fire Extinguisher Indicator signs aplaced 2.1 m above floor level, above the fire extinguisher?

  • 9.9 - Are extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

  • 9.10 - Are fire alarm system tests conducted monthly?

  • 9.11 - Are emergency evacuation drills regularly undertaken to assess the effectiveness of the emergency evacuation plan?

  • 9.2 - Does the emergency evacuation plan illustrate the location of fire protection equipment, emergency exits and assembly points?

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