Audit

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Inspected by?
Inspected by?
H & S Representative
Manager / Coordinator
WORKSHOP

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Is the location and height adequate?

Is the type of sign appropriate?

Is the testing up to date?

Are written procedures plans in place and current?

Are assembly areas allocated and understood?

Does a minimum of 1 practice drills occur per year?

Are all exits kept clear?

FIRST AID

Are there sufficient first aid kits at the workplace?

Is a first aid sign displayed above the kit?

Are first aid kits checked on a regular basis?

Date of last Check

is all content in date? (check expiry dates?)

Does all contents of the kit agree with content list?

Are first aid officer's identities displayed?

Are emergency telephone numbers displayed?

When first aid equipment is used, is it recorded?

Is a sharps kit available?

ELECTRICAL

Is electrical equipment tested and tagged on a regular basis?

Date of last test ( check some tags)

LIGHTING (GENERAL)

is the height and clearance adequate for tasks undertaken?

Do all lights work and are they clean?

WORK BENCHES

Is the height and access adequate?

Are they in good condition and stable?

Is lighting adequate?

Is tool storage adequate?

EXTENSION LEADS

Is their general condition good?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

Is there storage adequate?

POWERTOOLS (Please insert details of any which do not comply)

Are power cables and connections in good condition?

Are attachments in good working order?

Is the storage and security appropriate?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

METAL SAW

Is a belt guard fitted and secure?

Do attachments, clamps and vices work?

Is the power cable and plug in good condition & electrical testing up to date?

Is the unit stable and secure?

Are signs and safety equipment displayed and avaliable?

LADDERS

Are they in good condition?

Is the storage appropirate?

Other Minor Plant (not listed)

Is the visual check acceptable?

Is the plant suitably stored?

Is the guarding adequate?

SIGNAGE

Are relevant signs displayed near equipment?

Are signs in good condition (not faded)?

Are sufficient signs in use - internally and externally including: Information signs (First aid, general signage) Mandatory signs

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Is appropriate PPE available and being used and maintained correctly:

Is adequate signage in place where PPE is required to be used?

NOISE

Has a noise exposure survey been conducted?

Is hearing protection provided appropriate for the level of noise emitted?

Are earmuffs correctly maintained?

WORK IN PROGRESS & GENERAL OBSERVATIONS

Are safe work procedures being followed?

Are there adequate tools and equipment for the tasks?

Is the layout and general housekeeping/condition of the depot adeuate?

Have specific procedures been implemented for Asbestos work?

GENERAL WORK ROOM

Is this tidy and organised?

Are racks and shelving secure?

Is equipment off the ground where possible?

Is there minimal waste on site?

EARTH LEAKAGE (RCD)

Has a current test been completed? and RCD tagged? (Please perform a trip test)

CHEMICAL AREA

Have all hazardous substances been identified?

Have all dangerous goods been identified?

Are all chemicals and substances correctly stored?

Is there an appropriate decanting system in place for hazardous substances?

Are containers well marked/labelled correctly?

Has spill control been addressed (e.g. spill kit available)?

Is there appropriate ventilation for both use and storage?

Is the area secure and is there adequate signage visible?

Are Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) provided and available to all staff?

DEPOT YARD IN FRONT OF HOME MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP

Is the area tidy and is there clear access to buildings?

Is the ground surface in good condition?

ACCESS AND EGRESS (GATES)

Are gates secure and lockable?

Is the height and width suitable?

COMMENTS

To be signed by WH&S Officer once Inspection completed and returned
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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.