Title Page

  • Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

  • Select box to view PATHWAY/ FOOTBRIDGE checklist

1.0 Pathways/ Footbridges

  • 1.1 Are pathway edges trimmed & paths free from the following? e.g. debris, overhanging tree branches, other hazards

  • 1.2 Are pathways level and free from hazards? e.g. Trip, broken concrete, raised pavers, tree roots, uneven surfaces, other hazards

  • 1.3 Are paths trimmed and free from debris and soil at the concrete or paver edge?

  • 1.4 Are handrails in good condition and adequate to prevent fall hazards?

  • Select box to view LAWNS & GRASSED AREA checklist

2.0 Lawns & Grassed Areas

  • 2.1 Are watering times scheduled to allow for sufficient soakage?

  • 2.2 Are lawns and grassed areas free from hazards? e.g. hollows, uneven surfaces, debris/ litter, weeds, other

  • 2.3 Are lawns areas free from objects that may cause a flying hazard when mowing?

  • 2.4 Are pop up sprinklers working correctly and retracting so as not to present a trip hazard?

  • 2.5 Are watering times adequate to ensure grassed areas are free from dry spots?

  • 2.6 Have garden bed edges and tree surrounds been trimmed?

  • Select box to view TREE checklist

3.0 Trees

  • 3.1 Are trees clear and free from hazards? e.g. Dead limbs, branches at eye height, exposed roots, other

  • 3.2 Are fallen limbs regularly collected?

  • 3.3 Have all tree roots been covered so as not to pose a trip hazard?

  • 3.4 Are trees clear and free from issues? e.g. pest infestation, leaf discolouration, other

  • 3.5 Are trees uniform in width? i.e. no obvious protruding limbs

  • Select box to view GARDEN BED checklist

4.0 Garden Beds

  • 4.1 Are garden beds & hedges clear & free from issues? e.g. Weeds, debris/ litter, wet areas, other:

  • 4.2 Are garden beds & hedges clear & free from issues? e.g. Pest infestation, leaf discoloutration, other:

  • 4.3 Are garden beds etc mulched & receive adequate water?

  • 4.4 Are the garden bed retaining walls or surrounds in good condition & the edges trimmed?

  • 4.5 Are decorative gravels in sufficient quantity & evenly spread?

  • Select box to view SIGNAGE checklist


  • 5.1 Are sufficient signs in use?

  • 5.2 Are signs in good condition (not faded) and free from issues? e.g. damage, dry rot, other

  • Select box to view ELECTRICAL checklist

6.0 Electrical

  • 6.1 Are safety switches (RCD's) regularly tested to ensure correct operation?

  • Enter date of last test

  • Select the type of test conducted

  • 6.2 Are switchboards in good condition? e.g. securely locked, no holes on covers, are backing panels secure

  • Select box to view FENCES checklist

7.0 Fences

  • 7.1 Are fences in good condition and all posts secure?

  • 7.2 Are barriers/ guard rails in place where there is a risk of falling? e.g. deep drains etc

  • Select box to view GENERAL checklist

8.0 General

  • 8.1 Are road surfaces and car parks in good condition and free of hazards? e.g. pot holes, debris and gravel

  • 8.2 Are location & information signs clean & free from damage?

  • 8.3 Are refuse bins secure, clean and free from damage?

  • 8.4 Are lights in good working condition and power boxes locked?

  • 8.5 Are picnic tables in good condition and free from graffiti & sharp edges?

Additional Hazards Identified

  • Additional hazards identified

  • Hazard details
  • Details of Hazard

  • Risk Score (Refer to CTRC Risk Calculator)

  • Manager Notified

  • Details of immediate action

Authorisation & Actions

  • Name of auditor

  • List names of other people involved in audit

  • The completed inspection report must be saved in the 'WHS - Records' folder and uploaded into ECM. Actions must be recorded, followed up and closed out.

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