• Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location


  • H&S Policy & Fire evacuation displayed?

  • Understanding of H & S Policy (pick person(s) & assess) person(s) name:

  • Understanding of Fire Procedure (pick person(s) & assess) person(s) name:

  • Discuss with 2 employees if they have any problems or ways to improve safety on the site.

Machinery guarding (check minimum 2 machines)

  • Pre-shift guarding checks completed?

  • All guarding in place?

  • Guarding in good condition (no cracks or holes)?

  • Guarding prevents access to dangerous / moving parts?

  • Lock off system: if in place/required, is it being adhered to?

Personal Protective Equipment

  • Appropriate PPE in use: e.g. Safety shoes, goggles, gloves, high-viz jackets, hard hats, ear protection.

  • PPE storage: equipment identified and stored correctly (trimmer gloves/battery charging PPE)


  • Check fire exits & fire points clear?

  • Fire extinguishers tests in date?

Transport/vehicle movement

  • Fork Lift Truck safety checks completed (check horn, forks, set belts…)

  • Correct parking of vehicles

  • Floor surface including outside road surfaces in good condition

  • Haulage vehicles following site procedures. (correct parking, breaks engaged)


  • Work area environment: floor sound, no trip hazards, trailing cables etc.

  • All gangways clear?

  • Safety notices defective/defaced?

  • Is lighting adequate?


  • PAT testing completed - check 3 items

  • Electrical cabinet locked. (Check 3 machines)

Working practices

  • Hazard reporting system in place – pick 1 person to demonstrate (name):

  • Training in place for task performed. (Pick person- name):

  • All designated SWP completed – pick one person (see matrix)?

  • Are chemicals stored correctly and all containers labelled?

  • Tools / equipment stored correctly and safely?

Contractors: audit only if contractors are on site

  • Contractors booked in / wearing ID badge?

  • Risk assessment completed / method statement completed/ Permits raised?

  • Contractor received induction training?

  • Signature

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