1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?
1.2 - Have all issues detailed been dealt with ?
2.1 - Evacuation plan understood by all employees?
2.2 - Evacuation plans tested regularly ?
2.3 - Extinguishers in place, and clearly marked for their applicable fire type?
2.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced ? (Within last year)
2.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?
2.6 - Extinguishers wall-mounted or on stands ?
2.7 - Extinguisher signs in place ?
2.8 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?
2.9 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?
2.10 - Exits clear of obstructions?
2.11 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly?
3.1 - Good natural lighting?
3.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?
3.3 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?
3.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable?
4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?
4.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear?
4.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?
4.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?
4.5 - Stair and risers kept clear?
4.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?
4.7 - Are railings in good condition?
4.8 - Are fall preventive measures in place and used where gaps occur in railings?
4.9 - Are footpaths in good condition?
4.10 - Furniture in sound condition?
4.11 - Loading area clean and tidy?
5.1 - Clear of rubbish?
5.2 - Tools not in use kept in place?
5.3 - No damaged hand tools in use?
5.4 - No damaged power tools in use?
5.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?
5.6 - No sharp edges?
6.1 - Bins located at suitable points ?
6.2 - Bins emptied regularly?
6.3 - Oily rags and combustible refuse in covered metal containers?
7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?
7.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?
7.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?
7.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?
8.1 - Are they kept clean?
8.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept clear and clean?
8.3 - Guards in good condition?
8.4 - Starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator?
8.5 - Waste/off cuts removed and stored safely?
8.6 - Drip pans on floor to prevent spillage?
8.7 - Adequate work space?
8.8 - Is lighting adequate?
8.9 - Noise levels controlled?
8.10 - No bending or stooping required?
8.11 - Duck-boards in good repair?
8.12 - Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines?
8.13 - Is the training recorded?
8.14 - Do operators comply with the training?
8.15 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?
8.16 - Are gas bottles secured?
9.1 - Safety switches installed?
9.2 - Safety switches unobstructed and easily operated ?
9.3 - No double adapters in use?
9.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?
9.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?
9.6 - No power leads across walkways?
9.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?
9.8 - No strained leads?
9.9 - Portable power tools in good condition?
9.10 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?
10.1 - COSHH Register complete and available?
10.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?
10.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?
10.4 - All containers labelled correctly?
10.5 - Unused substances disposed of?
10.6 - Do special storage conditions apply?
10.7 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?
10.8 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?
10.9 - If required is PPE available?
10.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided?
10.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?
11.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)
11.2 - Are ladders in good condition?
11.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (e.g. Fibre glass.)
11.4 - Used according to instructions?
11.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?
12.1 - Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?
12.2 - Are contents regularly checked?
12.3 - No contents past their expiry date?
12.4 - Cabinets or boxes clearly labelled?
12.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets / boxes ?
12.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?
12.7 - Are first aid officers accessible?
12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?
13.1 - Condition of filing cabinets?
13.2 - Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)
13.3 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.)
13.4 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?
13.5 - Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?
13.6 - Tasks designed to prevent RSI ? (Breaks included.)
13.7 - If in place are Air conditioning / air handling systems regularly maintained?
13.8 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?