Work Area

  • The work area is clean, tidy and clutter-free.

  • There are no unnecessary items in the work area.

  • There are no food and drinks in the work area.


  • Floors (e.g., tiles, boards and carpets) are in good condition.

  • Floors are dry and free from accumulated dust, broken glass and leaks or spills (e.g., oil or water).

  • Floor markings are highly visible and not faded.

  • Floor openings or holes are guarded by a cover, grating or guardrail on all sides (except at entrances to stairways or ladders).

Aisles, Walkways, Stairways, and Exits

  • Aisles, walkways, stairways, and exits are unobstructed.

  • There are no objects protruding into aisles and walkways.

  • No item is placed around emergency equipment (e.g., fire extinguishers, first aid kits).

  • Lamps or light sources are clean and provide adequate illumination for working.

Storage Area

  • Storage areas are clean, tidy and organized.

  • Stacked materials are placed on a flat and firm foundation.

  • Storage racks used are adequate for the task and in good condition.

  • Heavier and bulkier items are placed on the lower shelves of a storage rack.

  • Hazardous substances (e.g., flammable materials, toxic substances) are stored in compatible containers, stored under appropriate conditions and affixed with GHS labels.

  • Physical barriers and warnings signs are installed around workplace hazards (e.g., sharp objects, protruding objects, a hot surface, a floor opening).

Tools, Machine and Equipment

  • Machine and equipment guards are in place and secure.

  • Tools are in good condition and in their designated location.

  • Warning signs are in good condition and can be clearly seen from afar.

  • Cords, cables, and hoses are bundled up when not in use.

Waste Disposal

  • Proper waste bins for general waste, recyclable waste, hazardous waste, and so on are provided at work areas to facilitate responsible disposal.

  • Combustible waste is properly disposed of. For example, oily rags are disposed of in closed metal waste bins.

  • Waste (including hazardous waste) is collected regularly so that there is no unnecessary accumulation of waste.

  • A predetermined disposal area has been designated for situations where waste materials (e.g., bulky waste, toxic waste) need to be accumulated till the next waste collection date.


  • Full Name and Signature of the Inspector

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