Have there been any recent noise, odour or other complaints? If so, how were these documented (e.g. Hansen)
Is the operator aware of how to report an environmental complaint received from the public?
Have there been any incidents since the last audit (or within 6 months)?
If so, have any actions from this incident implemented?
Is the operator aware of how to report incidents or opportunities for improvements?
Have there been any recent water quality exceedances of the EPA amalgamated license?
If yes, were they reported to EPA (if required)?
Is a copy of the All Hazards Incident Management Plan available on site and current?
Is a copy of the Site Emergency Preparedness Plan available on site and current?
Is a copy of the Site Emergency Plan available on site and current?
Is the Lab Monitoring Logsheet being filled out as specified in the PMP?
Is the Plant Checklist being filled out as specified in the PMP?
Is the Site Security Checklist being filled out as specified in the PMP?
Have water quality samples been taken in accordance with the Routine Monitoring Schedule?
Has all plant and equipment been maintained in accordance with the Hansen Maintenance Schedule?
Are there maps available on the location of drainage on site and where these drain to?
Has all lab equipment been calibrated within the specified timeframe (i.e. by the due date) or within the six months?
Are there any other records or documents used to manage and monitor operations?
Are there higher than normal noise levels on-site (i.e. can anything be heard outside the premises boundary)? If yes, what has been done to resolve this?
Can you detect any odour on site?
If so, can you detect any odour beyond the site boundary?
Are there any visible dust plumes, smoke or other visible emissions (other than water vapour) on site?
Are spill kits available on site and placed logically near bunds/ other areas where spills may occur?
Are all chemical filling points bunded?
Is there evidence of chemical or other spills around the site?
Is there any evidence of oil, scum, litter or other objectionable matter in the surface water at the discharge point or on land within the property boundary?
Is the extraction point or discharge point clearly labelled?
Are there any leaking taps (fuel, water, etc.), plant or equipment on site?
Is there evidence of erosion on site, i.e. at the discharge point, extraction point or weir?
Are recycling and waste options available and are they being appropriately used?
Is there any evidence of native fauna or flora in the area being removed or impacted recently?
If so, were the necessary permits and requirements adhered to and has the Environment Team been involved in this process?
Are storage areas secure to prevent unauthorised access or vandalism?
Have there been any security issues in the past?
Are all sampling points for water, soil or air monitoring clearly marked and accessible?
Does the sampling point require any maintenance or modification?
Are there any noxious weeds within the site area (e.g. Blackberries, Scotch Thistle, Ragwort)?
Is there any known native vegetation, aboriginal artefacts or areas of significance on site?
If yes, is there any evidence of disturbance at these sites?
Are there other areas on site that have not been visited?
If yes above, why?