1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?
2.1 - Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (3 to 4 times a year)
2.2 - Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?
2.3 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)
2.4 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?
2.5 - Extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height & base not lower that 100 mm?
2.6 - Exits clear of obstructions?
2.7 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly?
3.1 - Clear of rubbish?
3.2 - Tools not in use kept in place?
3.3 - No damaged hand tools in use?
3.4 - No damaged power tools in use?
3.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?
3.6 - No sharp edges?
4.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?
4.2 - Bins emptied regularly?
4.3 - Oily rags and combustible refuse in covered metal containers?
5.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?
5.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?
5.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?
5.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?
6.1 - Are they kept clean?
6.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept clean?
6.3 - Guards in good condition?
6.4 - Starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator?
6.5 - Waste/off cuts removed and stored safely?
6.6 - Adequate work space?
6.7 - Is lighting adequate?
6.8 - Noise levels controlled?
6.9 - Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines?
6.10 - Is the training recorded?
6.11 - Do operators comply with the training?
6.12 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?
6.13 - Are gas bottles secured?
7.1 - Safety switches installed?
7.2 - Safety switches tested every 6 months and tests recorded?
7.3 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?
7.4 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?
7.5 - No power leads across walkways?
7.6 - No frayed or damaged leads?
7.7 - Portable power tools in good condition?
7.8 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?
8.1 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?
8.2 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?
8.3 - All containers labelled correctly?
8.4 - Unused substances disposed of?
8.5 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?
8.6 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?
8.7 - If required is PPE available?
8.8 - Is adequate ventilation provided?
8.9 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?
9.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)
9.2 - Are ladders in good condition?
9.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)
9.4 - Used according to instructions?
9.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?
10.1 - Are kits and contents clean and orderly?
10.2 - Are contents regularly checked?
10.3 - No contents past their expiry date?
10.4 - Is there easy access to kits?
10.5 - Employees aware of location of first aid kits?
10.6 - Are first aid officers accessible?
10.7 - jAre emergency numbers displayed?
11.1 - Schedule maintenance performed?
11.2 - Condition of tyres?
11.3 - Brake performance?
11.4 - Lights? (Check operation of brake, indicator and reversing lights)
11.5 - Condition of drivers seat?
11.6 - Condition of other seats?
11.7 - First aid kit supplied and adequate?
11.8 - Storage provisions?