Audit Area

  • Area

Plant and equipment

  • Clean and free of unnecessary material, tools and objects.

  • Free of unnecessary dripping oil or grease and sawdust

  • Proper guards provided, in place and in good condition

  • Operating instructions and signs must be clean and in good order

Stock and Material

  • Properly stacked and arranged

  • Must be loaded safely and orderly and positioned from pedestrian walkways

  • Bearers not in use are stored properly


  • Must be properly stored

  • Must be free of oil, grease & sawdust when stored

  • Must be in safe working condition

Stairs and Walkways

  • Must be provided to work stations, fire extinguishers and first aid kits

  • Must be safe and free of obstructions, no bearers or straps

  • Must be clearly marked

  • Stairs must be free from broken or worn treads, non skid strips fitted, hand rails fitted and in good condition

Chemical storage areas

  • Must be clean with no leaks or spills

  • Must be correctly stored when not in use. Eg. Flammable cabinet, gas storage

  • Storage containers are clearly labeled and unambiguous

  • Chemicals are not stored in food or beverage containers


  • Must have surfaces safe and suitable for work

  • Must be clean, dry and free of rubbish, unnecessary material, oil and grease

  • Must have adequate number of bins that are regularly maintained

  • Must have water and air hoses properly stored when not in use

  • Must have all tools properly stored when not in use


  • Walks and windows are clean and free of unnecessary signs and graffiti

  • Must have stairs that are free of materials, well lighted and in good condition

  • Gutters are free of sawdust and vegetable matter


  • Walking and working areas are adequately illuminated

  • Lighting fixtures are working and clean

Grounds and Roadways

  • Must be in good order, free of refuse and unnecessary material

  • Weeds and gardens are in good order and fire load is managed

  • Site access points are well maintained and lockable

  • Car parks are sign posted and free if litter

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