Floors,Aisles and Access

  • Are aisle ways clear of obstructions?

  • Is access for people and equipment available.?

  • Observe staff entering or getting on equipment that they are using 3 points of contact

  • Are floor surfaces clean?

  • Are emergency exits clear?

  • Are emergency exists illuminated?

  • Is the area free of tripping and slipping hazards?

  • Are rag bins being emptied regularly?

  • Are rubbish bins being emptied regularly?

  • Is there adequate lighting in work areas?

Electrical Safety

  • Are all electrical panels clear of obstructions, at least 1 meter?

  • Are there no frayed cords or electrical over a walkway/traffic way that could be damaged?

  • Are safety switches regularly checked?

  • Select date

  • Are switchboards clearly labelled and kept clean?

  • Are all electrical outlet cover plates in place?

  • Are GFCI plugs installed in areas exposed to moisture?

  • Check all electrical cords to ensure that they are not permanently installed

  • Inspect all electrical cords for frays, missing grounds or signs of obvious damage

Storage

  • Are no items stored above chest height in store rooms that can fall and cause injury?

  • Are no items stored that can fall from a height?

  • Any loose items are stored on a pallet and stretch wrapped?

Product storage

  • Product stored at ground level is accessed by not bending or stooping?

  • No product is stored requiring reaching above shoulder height?

  • Product stored on racking above second level is stretch wrapped or tapped to hold in place?

Emergency Evacuation and Equipment

  • Are emergency procedures clearly displayed?

  • Where are evacuation procedures displayed?

  • Are fire extinguishers easily accessible and not blocked?

  • Have fire extinguishers been tested in the past six months?

  • Enter date when last tested

  • Select date

  • Are eye wash stations in good working order? Kept clean?

  • Enter date of expiry of eye wash solution

  • Select date

First Aid

  • Are names of first aides displayed?

  • Enter location where first aiders are displayed

  • Are first aid cabinets stocked as per the list inside?

  • Enter the date the last time first aid kits were checked

  • Select date

Plant and Equipment

  • Are safe operating procedures readily available?

  • Pick an operator.Ask them to find the safe work procedure for their current operation. Add finding below.

  • Are pumps free of leakages?

  • Are floors around equipment and chemicals free of spills ?

  • Are preventive maintenance records available?

  • Pick one piece of plant equipment.refer to its plant maintenance records. Note last PM record.

  • Does all parked equipment inside have keys in the cab?

  • Do all vehicles have wheels chocked that are being worked on in shop?

  • What is the condition of the jack stands and lifts?

  • Are all lifted vehicles supported by axle stands rather than the jack?

  • Are there lock out tag out procedures in place?

  • Are all walkways clear of obstructions (cords, air lines, creepers, etc..)?

  • Are all ladders in use in good working order (rubber feet, no broken rungs, cracks on side rails, spreader bars in place)

  • Are employees using ladders maintaining 3 point contact & facing the ladder while working?

Amenities

  • Are kitchens and lunchrooms clean and free of scrap food?

  • Are washrooms and toilets clean?

  • Is there easy access to potable drinking water?

Noise

  • Are workers not exposed to high levels of noise?

  • Is hearing protection available for use?

Manual handling

  • Observe a job being completed. Are correct manual handling techniques being used to prevent bending,reaching,stooping,lifting,twisting?

  • Are mechanical aids being used to move pallets? Drums? Bags?

Waste control

  • Are prescribed waste bins being used for oily waste ( rags,containers,bags)?

  • Are there sufficient bins provided and are they being used?

  • Are spills being cleaned up ?

  • Are the waste bins not overflowing?Is general waste and prescribed waste kept in a separate area?

Outdoor areas

  • Do boundary fences provide adequate security?

  • Are access gates secure?

  • Is the speed limit of 5 Klms per hour well signposted?

  • Are gardens/lawns maintained?

  • Is outside lighting adequate?

  • Are there no potholes in road surfaces?

  • Are storm water drains well marked?

  • Is there no product stored over storm water drains or stored in a manner where it has access to storm water if spilled?

Buildings

  • Are emergency exists only accessible from inside?

  • Is the roof in good condition?

  • Are buildings maintained?

  • Is the HVAC system maintained?

  • What is the date of the last boiler inspection?

Sprinkler Systems

  • Are sprinkler systems checked regularly?

  • Note date of last check

  • Select date

Spill kits

  • Are spill kits in an easily accessible location, do workers know their location?

  • Are spill kits readily available and stocked?

Storage of chemicals and hazardous substances

  • Is the size of the storage area adequate?

  • Is an appropriate fire extinguisher available in the area?

  • Are MSDS sheets readily available for each chemical and product located in the area?

  • Are there hazardous products are chemicals being stored in non hazardous designated area?

  • Is the hazardous substances storage area kept clean?

Workstation ergonomics

  • Is the general workstation lighting sufficient?

  • Is there an adjustable ergonomic ally designed chair?

  • Is the layout of equipment in the workstation designed for say access?

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Is PPE being worn? safety glasses,hi vis clothing and safety shoes minimum?

  • Is correct PPE being worn for the job according to the product safety sheet?

Pedestrian safety

  • Are pedestrians using designated pedestrian walkways?

  • Are pedestrians giving way to forklifts?

  • Are pedestrians maintaining 3metres from a forklift or giving way?

Forklift Safety

  • Are daily forklift checks being completed?

  • If a problem with a forklift is found is it tagged out and serviced?

  • Pick a driver. Have they signed the forklift Coe of practice?

  • List operator and date of signing

  • Select date

  • Are forklift drivers sounding horn on entry and exit to a work area.

Training Competancy

  • Pick an operator doing a specific task or at a specific workstation.List the operator name, task or workstation and the last time the on job competency assessment was completed

  • Select date

General Housekeeping

  • What score out of 10 would you give housekeeping?

  • Select from range

  • If a score of 7 or less, why?

  • Please add photos of areas of concern

  • Add media

Summary

  • Have any additional hazards not in the site hazard register been identified during this audit?

  • If yes, what are they?

  • Name of auditor

  • Signature of auditor

  • Add signature

  • Select date

  • Name of responsible manager

  • Select date

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