Is the lighting sufficient?
Are any lights cracked or dirty?
Sample of lights out %
Toilets, wash facilities, crib rooms, food prep areas.
Are they clean, adequate, equipment well maintained - microwave, ice machine etc?
Floors demarcated and clear for fire equipment?
Floor clean, free from obstruction and slip hazards?
Same stacking area for safe storage
heavy items correctly stored?
Hydrocarbon and chemical stored within an appropriate bund or chemical cupboard
Sufficient bins and lids?
Is waste being segregated?
Are bins adequately labelled?
Are bins regularly emptied?
Color coding on labels and lights
is there evidence of pipes leaking, including gas and air lines?
Drains free from sediment and blockages?
Tool rests are set correctly on bench grinder?
Electrical cabinets locked?
Guards on rotating equipment?
Gen sets and portable machines out the workshop are on spill trays or bunds
conveyors have sufficient guarding in place and secure
Equipment correctly tagged if out of service?
Isolations on work in area are correct?
Sample equipment in area for correct labels - electrical switches, ball valves etc
Are ladders/handrails in good condition, kick boards, rails etc.
Scaffold tagged ?
Sample equipment for quarterly inspection tags?
Sample safety harnesses at the workshop for inspection tags and condition
sample lifting gear for inspection tags and condition
Same oxy/acetylene equipment for quarterly inspection tags and condition
cylinders correctly stored/chained
Sample daily checks in area, all available equipment, LV and HV
condition of vehicles including first aid kit and spill kits
Sample condition of electrical appliances and for test tags
electrical switches intact
switches, isolators and valves marked
welders have VRDs fitted
Sample tools found in area for condition and suitability
compressed air lines and tools have couplings connection with hose clips
Spaces clearly labelled, signs ok?
Areas not signposted with possible confined space risks
Signs to standard
PPE requirements sign, hazard and warning signs visible
suitability of signs. Does it work? Too many, too few?
Have signs faded
Are hand, hearing and eye protection readily available? Restock if required.
Lens cleaning station stocked
Emergency plans displayed or required
are names of fire wardens, HSE reps and emergency numbers displayed
are muster points clear and accessible
Are first aid kits available?
Access to box clear and easily accessible?
Contents checked and restocked if required?
Defibrilators - green light tick present
oxygen cylinders >3/4 full
Randomly sample equipment in the area
extinguishers clearly labelled
inspection tags current
list those checked
Identifications and access
Extinguishers and hydrants clear from obstructions
plastic protective bags fitted?
Flooring and walls color coded with red and white stripes to display fire extinguisher location
Hazardous lockers - are containers in good condition, doors self closing, chemicals stored correctly, labelled correctly
storage area free from spills and leaks
no unmarked containers
no pollution or spills
MSDS available at storage location
Flush safety showers for 30 secs
check temperature, color of water and water pressure