Audit

1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention and Exit

Are fire extinguishers and blankets serviced and in place?

Are the evacuation routes clear and able to be easily used?

Are all fire exits free of clutter and easily accessed?

Are there clearly defined areas which are to remain clear for exit passages?

3.0 - General Lighting

3.1 - Good natural lighting?

3.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

3.3 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?

3.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

4.0 - Building Safety

4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

4.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

4.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

4.9 - Are footpaths in good condition?

4.10 - Furniture in sound condition?

4.11 - Loading area clean and tidy?

5.0 - Work Benches

5.1 - Clear of rubbish?

5.2 - Tools not in use kept in place?

5.3 - No damaged hand tools in use?

5.4 - No damaged power tools in use?

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

5.6 - No sharp edges?

6.0 - Rubbish Removal

6.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

6.2 - Bins emptied regularly?

7.0 - Storage Design and Use

7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

7.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

7.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?

8.0 - Machines

8.1 - Are they kept clean?

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?

8.5 - Waste/off cuts removed and stored safely?

8.7 - Adequate work space?

8.8 - Is lighting adequate?

8.9 - Noise levels controlled?

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?

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?

10.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

12.1 - Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

12.2 - Is there a system for ensuring that kits are always filled?

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?

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On site representative
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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.