• Area inspected

  • Date and time of inspection

  • Inspection team


  • Is the area clean and tidy?

  • Is the floor free from slip & trip hazards?

Chemicals & PPE

  • Is the correct PPE being worn by colleagues observed?

  • Are all chemicals sealed, properly signed and secured?

Signage & information

  • Is the safety signage in place, up to date and legible?

  • Are risk assessments visible?

Workplace layout & condition

  • Is the area free from excessive dust?

  • Are all lights working and is the lighting adequate for the area?

  • Are the walls free from damage?

  • Are all electrical fittings visibly intact?

  • Are vehicles and pedestrians adequately separated?

  • Is the area from from fall risks?

Machinery & Equipment

  • Are all guards in place and suitable and free from damage?

  • Are the fire extinguishers in place and in date?

  • Do FLTs and Rider trucks have pre-start checks completed?

  • Has the line pre-start check sheet been completed properly?


  • Are ear defenders being worn as required?

  • Did you witness any unsafe behaviours whilst conducting the inspection?

  • Observe the workplace for 5 mins, was the area free from banging pallets?

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