• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

1. Fire Systems Compliance

  • Access clear to portable equipment

  • Tagged,tested and date stamped within the last 6 months

  • Hose reel access clear and/or cupboards clear of non fire related items

  • Is there a fire panel present on the site

  • If the panel is present, have there been regular monthly checks on the system

  • Are the records present and retained on site

  • Is the contractor number who services the the panel visible

  • Is there an annual fire statement (AFS) for the site as required by the relevant council

  • If the AFS is complete, is it displayed as required<br>

  • Is the AFS current ie is the renewal date noted

  • Are smoke alarms installed on site

  • Are smoke alarms connected to the main fire panel

  • If not connected to fire panel, are the smoke alarm's batteries renewed regularly

  • Are kitchen extracts hoods cleaned regularly, both filters and flues to reduce fat build up and reduce fire risk


  • Are illuminated exit signs installed

  • Are the exit signs working ie are they illuminated at all times

  • Are exit doors correctly functioning ie opening outward with a single action and easy to use

  • Are there secondary locks installed on the exit doors

  • Are pathways away from the building clear for safe egress


  • Is there an emergency plan developed for the site

  • Is the emergency plan posted in prominent positions around the site

  • Do persons on site know how to declare an emergency

  • Have there been any practice emergency drills undertaken for the site

  • Is the plan lodged with emergency services


  • Are safety switches installed on all electrical distribution boards

  • Do the safety switches protect all circuits

  • Is access to all electrical distribution boards clear

  • Is access to electrical distribution boards denied to unauthorised persons

  • Is there a test and tag process in place for the business to control portable electrical item risk

  • Are portable electrical items tested and tagged in the kitchen. (hostile environment)

  • Does the general electrical installation appear to be in good condition. ( check for any broken fittings, power outlets or exposed wiring)

  • Does the electrical installation to outdoor areas appear safe. ( Suitable weatherproof fittings must be used)


  • Is a CO2 detection installed in areas at risk

  • Is access to the cellar safe

  • If access is via a hatch in the floor is the safely controlled to prevent other persons from falling

  • Is there a working mechanical bell installed on the door

  • Can the door locking mechanism be dismantled or removed from the inside if a person is locked in the room


  • Are all gas bottles restrained to prevent falling over (empty or full)

  • If there are compressed gases on site how many are there (calculate water capacity )

  • Does the water capacity exceed placarding or manifest minimums (reference state or national schedules)

  • Are any compressed base flammable (provide details)

  • Are flammable gas bottles appropriately stored (not upside down; away from public)

  • Are flammable gas bottles within 10 year test and inspection date

  • Are there safety data sheets (SDS) on site

  • Are the SDS current ie not more than 5 years from date of issue

  • Are there any chemicals noted as hazardous on site and in use

  • Have risk assessments been undertaken for hazardous substances

  • Has training in the use of hazardous substances been undertaken


  • Have risk assessments been undertaken for plant and equipment on site

  • Have employees been trained in the use of equipment

  • Is there load shifting plant on site ie forklift

  • Do the operators of the forklift possess a national certificate of competency

  • Is the forklift driven on public roads

  • If it is driven on public roads is there a conditional registration in place

  • Are there other plant items on site that might entangled or entrap persons


  • Has a first aid risk assessment been undertaken for the operations

  • Are there first aid supplies on site

  • Are the supplies clean and regularly checked

  • Are there food safe wound dressings available (blue)

  • Is there are list of contents in the first aid storage

  • Are there any first aid trained persons on site

  • Do persons on site have first aid knowledge

  • Is the location of the first aid supplies marked with a sign

  • Are they easily accessible


  • Does shelving and storage on site appear to be in a safe condition

  • Are racking systems secured safely so they won't fall

  • Are load charts affixed to racking

  • Are racking systems overloaded or poorly loaded


  • Is there a specific emergency plan for the accommodation area

  • Is the emergency plan displayed in each room

  • Are illuminated exits signs installed in common areas

  • Are the illuminated signs working ie illuminated all the time

  • Are exit doors functioning properly ie ease of use

  • Is there clear access on both sides of exit doors ie clear pathways to safety

  • Is there a single lock only installed on exit doors ie no extra locking mechanisms

  • Are smoke alarms installed in each room

  • Are the smoke alarms operational

  • If not connected to the main fire panel are batteries regularly checked

  • Are all portable electrical items in the rooms tested and tagged as required by legislation

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