1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • 1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

  • 2.1 - Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

  • 2.2 - Extinguishers properly mounted, located and clearly marked?

  • 2.3 - Extinguishers recently serviced and/or inspected? (Check punch mark on tag for both monthly and annual inspections.)

  • 2.4 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

  • 2.5 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • 2.6 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • 2.7 - Exits clear of obstructions?

3.0 - General Lighting

  • 3.1 - Good natural lighting?

  • 3.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

  • 3.3 - Light fixtures clean and in good condition?

  • 3.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

  • 3.5 - All light bulbs are illuminated? (No burned out bulbs)

4.0 - Work Place Safety

  • 4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • 4.2 - Entry and safety walkways kept clear?

  • 4.3 - Safety Walkways adequately clearly marked?

  • 4.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes, pallets, carts, etc?

  • 4.5 - Are liquid spills removed quickly? (No presence of dried spills)

  • 4.6 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?

  • 4.7 - Furniture in sound condition? (Desk, Chairs, etc..)

  • 4.8 - Loading and Unloading areas clean and tidy?

5.0 - Work Benches

  • 5.1 - Clear of trash?

  • 5.2 - Tools not in use kept in proper 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?

6.0 - Trash Removal

  • 6.1 - Bins located at suitable points around work area?

  • 6.2 - Bins emptied regularly?

  • 6.3 - Biomedical waste and other hazardous material in covered containers?

7.0 - Storage Design and Use

  • 7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

  • 7.2 - Storage designed to minimize lifting problems?

  • 7.3 - Floors around racking clear of trash?

  • 7.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?

8.0 - Machines

  • 8.1 - Are they kept clean?

  • 8.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept 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? (Use of hearing protection in required areas)

  • 8.10 - No bending or stooping required?

  • 8.11 - Are lockout / tagout procedures implemented and followed?

9.0 - Electrical Safety

  • 9.1 - E-Stop switches installed?

  • 9.2 - No liquids around electrical sources?

  • 9.3 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

  • 9.4 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • 9.5 - No power cords across walkways?

  • 9.6 - No frayed or damaged cords?

  • 9.7 - No cords or power strips are daisy chained?

  • 9.8 - Portable power tools in good condition?

  • 9.9 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?

  • 9.10 - Is a 36" clearance maintained around electrical panels? (Identified and clearly marked)

10.0 - Hazardous Materials

  • 10.1 - Chemical Inventory complete and available? (Inventory must be posted in work area)

  • 10.2 - Employees know where to locate Safety Data Sheets (SDS)?

  • 10.3 - Job Hazard Analysis assessment completed for work area?

  • 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 - PPE available and neatly organized?

  • 10.9 - Is PPE being properly worn and used?

  • 10.10 - Hazardous materials properly segregated and stored in appropriate cabinets?

  • 10.11 - Chemical amounts are within the authorized capacity of storage cabinets?

  • 10.12 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed? (10 seconds)

  • 10.13 - Are spill kits available?

11.0 - First Aid Supplies

  • 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 clearly labelled?

  • 12.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets?

  • 12.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • 12.7 - Are Emergency Response Team (ERT) members accessible?

  • 12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

  • 12.9 - If applicable, ERT response bag sealed and verified monthly?

12.0 - General Safety Knowledge

  • 12.1 - Do employees know the current ORI Rate? (3 employees)

  • 12.2 - Do employees know the current month's safety focus? (3 employees)

  • 12.3 - Do employees know the location of their emergency assembly area if there is a building evacuation? (3 employees)

  • 12.4 - Do employees know the location of the nearest severe weather shelter? (3 employees)

Sign Off Signature

  • Work Area Supervisor

  • EHS Manager, or designee

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