• Audit Title

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Health & Safety Documentation

  • Are the employees aware of the contents of the health & safety policy statement?

  • Are the employees aware of their responsibilities towards health & safety?

  • Is there a health & safety law poster in the workplace?

  • Are the correct details filled in on the health & safety law poster?

  • Are visitors to the office controlled?

  • Other Observations?

Asbestos Management

  • Has the building got an asbestos register?

  • Is the register up to date?

  • Is the management plan up to date?

  • Other observations?

Risk Assessments/Training

  • Has a suitable & sufficient general workplace risk assessment been undertaken for the premises?

  • Does the risk assessment take special account of vulnerable workers such as young persons, pregnant women and any lone workers?

  • Are the results of the risk assessments recorded and jointly discussed?

  • Have all employees received induction training and is this documented?

  • Are training records up to date?

  • Are recorded risk assessments completed for manual handling tasks?

  • Where practicable have efforts been made to eliminate the need for manual handling?

  • Has appropriate employee training in manual handling techniques been provided?

  • Other Observations?

Electrical Safety

  • Are there any broken plugs or outlets?

  • Are there any frayed or damaged leads?

  • Are all fixed wiring installations inspected on a regular basis by a qualified and competent person?

  • Is there evidence of up to date PAT on electrical items?

  • Are there any extension leads across the floor?

  • Are there multiple double adaptors in a series?

  • Are there signs of overloading of power boards, power points?

  • Other Observations?

Fire Control

  • Are fire extinguishers in place & signed?

  • Are fire extinguishers within service dates?

  • Are all fire/emergency exit signs in place?

  • Has there been a full/two fire evacuation in the last 6/12 months?

  • Has a fire risk assessment been carried out?

  • Is the fire risk assessment up to date all actions carried out?

  • Are exits clear of obstructions?

  • Are all fire doors shut but not locked?

  • Is fire alrm in place, tested weekly and maintained regularly?

  • Is emergency lighting in place, tested weekly and maintained regularly?

  • Other Observations?

Chemicals (Hazardous/Dangerous Substances)

  • Is there a Hazardous Substance register?

  • Have risk assessments been completed for hazardous substances?

  • Are flammable substances stored in small quantities in a fire proof cabinet?

  • Are there any cooling towers in the building requiring Legionella checks?

  • Does the building have any showers?

  • Are there records of checks on Water taps temp?

  • Other Observations?

First Aid/Accident Reporting & Investigations

  • Is there a list of first aiders and emergency contact numbers displayed?

  • Is there a first aid kit/cabinet available and accessible?

  • Is the first aid kit adequately stocked?

  • Are staff aware of how to report incidents, accidents and near misses?

  • Other Observations?

Violence and aggression

  • Is employee risk assessment adequate in respect of control of violence and aggression?

  • Are arrangements for lone worker protection adequate?

  • Are systems in place to raise alarm if neccessary?

  • Other Observations?

General Housekeeping

  • Are work areas clear of rubbish and clutter?

  • Is storage appropriate?

  • Are work areas free from trips and slip hazards?

  • Other Observations?

Office Safety

  • Are recorded risk assessments completed for workstations of display screen users?

  • Are users offered free eye tests?

  • Is lighting adequate for work tasks?

  • Are light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • Is furniture appropriate and sound?

  • Are floor coverings sound?

  • Other Obsevations?

Welfare Matters

  • Are suitable welfare facilities available?

  • Are kitchen / rest facilities available?

  • Is drinking water available?

  • Other Observations?

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