Quarterly/Annual H&S Inspection Checklist

  • Record if each question is satisfactory - Yes, No or N/A.

    To record observations tap on the paperclip to add text, photos or actions.

  • 1. Are safety signs correctly displayed and in good condition?
    (Emergency evacuation, fire points, PPE, warnings etc.)

  • 2. Are floors, stairs, fire doors, walkways and evacuation routes free from obstruction and trip hazards?

  • 3. Review the H&S training records. Are staff current with the required training?

  • 4. Are break glass alarm points and fire fighting equipment easily accessible and free from obstruction?

  • 5. Are door vision panels clear and door closing mechanisms functioning correctly?

  • 6. Are kitchen areas clean and tidy?

  • 7. Are toilet and wash facilities clean and in good condition?

  • 8. Are all areas adequately lit, including provision of emergency lighting?

  • 9. Sample 10 portable electrical appliances. Do they have a valid test date?

  • Save a picture of the 10 item electrical test labels here or alternatively list the area sampled below.

  • 10. Are electrical wall sockets, plugs and cables free of damage?

  • 11. Are the contents of first aid boxes complete?

  • 12. Are the names and contact numbers of first aiders current and displayed?

  • 13. Are current H&S minutes available to staff?

  • 14. Has the previous monthly walk round inspection been conducted, actions completed and signed off?

  • 15. Are disabled facilities, alarm, lights, grab rails etc in good condition?

  • 17. If hazardous substances are used, are COSHH assessments available and up-to-date?

  • 16. Are vehicles in a roadworthy condition and in good housekeeping condition?

  • 18. Is electrical equipment/lights not in use switched off or powered down?

  • 19. Are paper/toner cartridges placed in the correct containers for recycling?

  • Additional comments or findings.

  • Additional media if required.

Completion Signoff

  • Raise all faults or potential incidents via local processes and include reference numbers in form. Send completed checklist to 'GLA distribution profile' to ensure findings are addressed.

  • Signature of manager/nominee confirming inspection checklist is completed.

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