1.0 - Passageways and Foyers

1.1 - Are corridors, passageways and foyers free from obstructions?

1.2 - Are emergency exits marked and clear of obstructions

1.3 - Are floor coverings in good order and of even surface?

1.4 - Are fire extinguishers and hose reels clear of obstructions and in test date range?

1.5 - Are lights working and of adequate luminosity?

1.6 - Is all public seating in good condition and free from splinters?

1.7 - Are the floors clean, dry and not slippery?

1.8 - Are outside power points, lights and switches in good working order?

1.9 - Are gutters and down pipes clear?

1.10 - Are bins regularly emptied?

2.0 - Stairs, Steps and Landings

2.1 - Are steps in good condition? (no worn or broken steps)

2.2 - Are hand rails in good repair?

2.3 - Are stairs, steps and landings free from obstructions?

2.4 - Is there adequate emergency lighting?

2.5 - Are non-slip treatments / treads in good condition?

2.6 - Is a 2.15 metre vertical clearance maintained above all stair treads?

2.7 - Are closed stairways provided with a handrail on at least one side?

2.8 - Are doors that are perceived to lead to the outside marked as to their purpose?

2.9 - Has all graffiti been removed?

3.0 - External Walkways and Footpaths

3.1 - Is there a confined space register and are all confined spaces signed and identified?

3.2 - Are gas cylinders restrained and stored in a well ventilated area?

3.3 - Are overhead structures in good repair?

3.4 - Is access to workshops restricted for unauthorised persons?

3.5 - Is emergency assembly area sign posted?

3.6 - Is directional signage clear?

3.7 - Are cover guard rails provided to prevent persons from falling into drainage ditches, open pits, tanks, etc?

3.8 - Are drain covers flush with ground level so as not to create a trip hazard?

3.9 - Are all ramps are equipped with handrails?

3.10 - Are retaining walls safe and in good condition?

4.0 - Loading Docks

4.1 - Do all loading docks have fall protection?

4.2 - Are loading dock work areas free from obstructions?

4.3 - Is access to loading dock restricted for unauthorised persons?

5.0 - Driveways and Car Parking Areas

5.1 - Are tarmacs clear and in condition?

5.2 - Are emergency exits are clear of obstructions?

5.3 - Are all paint markings clear and bright?

List areas that require re-paint or touch up

5.4 - Does vehicular traffic travel at a safe speed?

5.5 - Are footpaths and walkways free from obstructions?

5.6 - Is lighting perceived as adequate?

5.7 - Is the ground surface suitable for vehicular movement?

6.0 - Gardens and Lawn Areas

6.1 - Are all plants and shrubs in a satisfactory condition?

6.2 - Are all paths clean and free from hazards?

6.3 - Are lawns in good condition and tidy?

6.4 - Is all signage in good condition?

6.5 - Is the area is free from garbage and excess garden litter?

6.6 - Have any obvious branches that are likely to cause injury been removed?

6.7 - Are all borders and gates secure and in good condition?

6.8 - Have all garden beds and walkways been built up on the edges so that pedestrian trip hazards have been reduced?

6.9 - Is the area free from any drainage problems?

6.10 - Are all signs and fittings (rubbish bins and seats, etc) securely fixed?

7.0 - Public Protection

7.1 - Are CPTED principles applied in all external areas?

7.2 - During construction and minor works, has appropriate fencing, hoarding and barriers been put in place?

7.3 - Is all signage in place?

7.4 - Are traffic control procedures in place?

8.0 - BBQ and Picnic Areas

8.1 - Is cooking area clean and free from rubbish?

8.2 - Is walk area around BBQ free from grease?

8.3 - Is gas bottle stored externally?

8.4 - Is BBQ in good repair and clean?

8.5 - Are fire extinguishers located in an easy to see location?

8.6 - Is furniture in good repair and free from splinters?

8.7 - Is ventilation adequate?

8.8 - Is there adequate lighting for the work being carried out?

Sign Off

Name of HSR or Manager (if relevant)

Sign off by HSR or Manager (if relevant)

Name of Assessor

Sign off by Assessor
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.