• Audit Title - Department Inspected

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Personnel Assisting with Inspection

  • If you require assistance utilising this Safety Inspection tool please contact Safety Services for assistance

Section 1

  • Has the last Workplace Inspection been reviewed?

  • What is being done to address the required action?

Section 2 Fire & Emergency Preparedness

  • Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire and recently serviced. <br>

  • Adequate Directional signs/notices for fire exits <br>

  • Exit doors easily opened from inside at all hours <br>

  • Exits clear of obstruction <br>

  • Fire Alarm system functioning correctly <br>

  • Fire instructions (P&P) available and displayed <br>

  • Regular fire drills carried out <br>

Section 3 Electrical Safety

  • No broken plugs, sockets, and switches <br>

  • No frayed or damaged leads <br>

  • No strained leads <br>

  • Electrical Test & Tag program up to date

  • Circuit breakers/automatic cut outs installed <br>

  • Test run 12V system for 2 hours (battery maintenance)

  • Check all 12V emergency lighting

Section 4 General Lighting

  • All work areas have adequate illumination <br>

  • Good natural lighting is available <br>

  • No direct or reflected glare <br>

  • Lighting fitting are clean and in good condition <br>

  • Emergency lighting (if fitted) is operable. <br>

Section 5 Walkways

  • All walkways (entry & cross) kept clear <br>

  • No electrical leads crossing walkways <br>

  • Walkways adequately lit and clearly marked <br>

  • Stairs/Risers in good condition (if present) <br>

  • Even surfaces; no cracks or holes <br>

Section 6 Rubbish

  • Bins located at suitable points around the workplace <br>

  • All bins emptied regularly <br>

Section 7 Storage

  • Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible <br>

  • Storage designed to minimise lifting problems e.g. between knee & shoulder <br>

Section 8 Chemicals on Site

  • Hazardous substances register available on site <br>

  • Current MSDS available for each chemical <br>

  • All storage containers clearly, correctly labelled <br>

  • Do any special storage conditions apply? <br>

Section 9 First Aid

  • Is an adequately stocked First Aid cabinet/kit provided at a central location

  • Is the First Aid cabinet/kit regularly inspected to ensure adequate supplies are present

  • Contents of the First Aid cabinet/kit are clean and orderley <br>

  • Access to the First Aid cabinet/kit is easily accessible

  • Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet/kit <br>

  • First aid cabinet/kit is clearly labelled <br>

  • Emergency contact numbers are displayed on or near the First Aid cabinet/kit<br>

Section 10 Office and Amenities

  • Safety notice boards are located in the workplace

  • Appointed persons names/photo's displaced ie. safety reps, first aiders

  • Filling cabinets are secured and of non tilt design <br>

  • Tops of cabinets or shelves beside access ways are clear of items that may fall

  • Chairs are in good condition and meet ergonomic design requirements <br>

  • Desks are in good condition and meet AS4442:1197 (700mmH X 900mmD)

  • Screen Based Equipment i.e. glare from windows <br>

  • Air conditioning system maintained regularly <br>

  • Stable non-slip floor coverings <br>

  • Kitchen area clean and tidy

  • Toilets clean and tidy, hand wash soap and towels available

New Hazard/Risk Identified eg. Person, Equipment, Property, Mobile Plant


Safety Inspection Sign Off

  • The Officer completing this Safety Inspection must ensure that the final report is sent through to Safety Service for recording of Hazards and required Follow up Actions and the Department Supervisor has been notified of the Inspection outcome.

  • Officer Completing Inspection Sign-off

  • The Area Safety Representative accepts the findings of this Workplace Inspection and shall ensure that any corrective action/s identified during this Inspection shall be actioned immediately.

  • Site Representative (if Relevant)

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