Information

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • 1.2 - Are there any outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

  • 2.01 - Break glass points sufficiently signed.

  • 2.02 - Appropriate Fire Action Posters displayed?

  • 2.03 - Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (3 to 4 times a year)

  • 2.04 - Extinguishers in place and appropriately marked for type of fire?

  • 2.05 - Extinguishers kept clear of obstructions?

  • 2.06 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • 2.07 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • 2.08 - Intumescent strips in good repair and fit for purpose?

  • 2.09 - Exit routes clear of obstructions?

  • 2.10 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly? (state last test)

  • 2.11 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (State last test date)

3.0 - General Lighting

  • 3.01 - Good natural lighting?

  • 3.02 - Sunlight causing glare or reflections?

  • Blinds in place and fit for purpose?

  • 3.03 - Artificial Lighting sufficient and in good condition?

  • 3.04 - Emergency exit lighting operable? (State last test/inspection)

4.0 - Safe working environment

  • 4.01 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • 4.02 - Entry and walkways kept clear of obstruction?

  • 4.03 - Gate leading from Courtyard to stone staircase kept closed and adequately signed?

  • 4.04 - Stair and risers in good condition and kept clear of obstruction?

  • 4.05 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

  • 4.06 - Are handrails, banisters and balustrades in good condition and fit for purpose?

  • 4.07 - Are fall preventive measures in place and used where gaps occur in railings?

  • 4.08 - Is there adequate ventilation throughout the work environment?

  • 4.09 - Is there adequate heating throughout the work environment?

5.0 - Work stations

  • 5.01 - Generally are workstations in good condition and fit for purpose?

  • 5.02 - Generally are workstations kept clear of rubbish? (in particular Hotdesks)

  • 5.03 - Is leg room unobstructed and work areas free from slips trips and falls?

  • 5.04 - Are monitors and/or keyboards free from glare and reflection (i.e solar glare, or glare from overhead lighting)?

  • 5.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?

  • 5.6 - Are desk free from sharp edges?

  • 5.7 - Are chairs generally in good condition and fit for purpose?

6.0 - General housekeeping

  • 6.01 - Are there sufficient number of bins supplied

  • 6.02 - Are bins located at suitable points around site?

  • 6.03 - Are bins emptied regularly?

  • 6.04 - Is refuse stored externally sufficiently protected from arson attack?

  • 6.05 - Are external skips/bins emptied regularly?

7.0 - Storage Design and Use

  • 7.1 - Is shelving stable and securely fixed?

  • 7.2 - Materials stored in safely in racks and bins wherever possible and not overloaded?

  • 7.3 - Is storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

  • 7.4 - Are floors around racking clear of rubbish?

  • 7.5 - General condition of storage shelves, racks and pallets?

8.0 - Materials Handling

  • 8.1 - Are Pallet Trucks/Pallet Stackers kept clean and in good condition?

  • 8.2 - Are Pallet Trucks/Pallet Stackers on a regular maintenace schedule?

  • 8.3 - Are per use checks co

  • 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?

  • 8.7 - Adequate work space?

  • 8.8 - Is lighting adequate?

  • 8.10 - No bending or stooping required?

  • 8.12 - Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines?

  • 8.13 - Is the training recorded?

  • 8.14 - Do operators comply with the training?

  • 8.15 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?

  • 8.16 - Are gas bottles secured?

9.0 - Electrical Safety

  • 9.1 - Safety switches installed?

  • 9.2 - Safety switches tested every 6 months and tests recorded?

  • 9.3 - No double adapters in use?

  • 9.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

  • 9.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • 9.6 - No power leads across walkways?

  • 9.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?

  • 9.8 - No strained leads?

  • 9.9 - Portable power tools in good condition?

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

10.0 - Chemical Safety

  • 10.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

  • 10.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

  • 10.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

  • 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 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

  • 10.9 - If required is PPE available?

  • 10.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • 10.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

11.0 Ladders

  • 11.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

  • 11.2 - Are ladders in good condition?

  • 11.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)

  • 11.4 - Used according to instructions?

  • 11.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

  • 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 first aid officers accessible?

  • 12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

13.0 - Office Hazards

  • 13.1 - Condition of filing cabinets?

  • 13.2 - Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

  • 13.3 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

  • 13.4 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

  • 13.5 - Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?

  • 13.6 - Tasks designed to prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome? (Breaks included.)

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

Room checklist

  • Crows nest checked?

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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