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  • Audited by (Name/Position)

  • Location

  • Auditee

LAYOUT

  • Area is tidy and well kept

  • Adequate storage space is provided

  • Floor is free of obstructions and not-slippery

  • Any opening in the floor are guarded or covered

  • Aisles are sufficiently wide for vehicular traffic and clearly marked

  • Walkways clearly marked and guarded if necessary

ENVIRONMENT

  • Lighting is adequate

  • Lighting covers and fittings are secure

  • Noise level is acceptable/adequately controlled

  • Ventilation is adequate

EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN

  • Written procedures posted

  • Extinguishers of appropriate type easily accessible and kept clear

  • Tag on extinguishers have been checked in the last 6 months

  • Visitor Emergency Guides are available (where required)

  • Alarm can be heard throughout the warehouse (if applicable)

  • Escape routes are clear and marked

  • Emergency and hazard signage is clearly visible

  • Evacuation drills carried out

FIRST AID FACILITIES

  • Kits accessible within 5 minutes

  • Kits are stocked and contents are in-date

  • Names and contacts of first aider(s) displayed

GENERAL FACILITIES

  • Lockers or equivalent available for staff (where applicable)

  • Eating areas clean, hygienic and adequately serviced (where applicable)

  • HSE posters and information is displayed

MANUAL HANDLING AND ERGONOMICS

  • Frequently used items are within easy access between knee and shoulder

  • Heavy items stored at waist height

  • Platform ladders are available to access items stored on higher shelves (where applicable)

  • Trolleys are available for heavy items and loads

  • Stored items adequately secured and stable

  • Are cutting tools and cutting surfaces adequately guarded

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

  • Recycling posters and information displayed

  • Paper, Toner and Commingle recycling bins are provided

  • Notice to encourage double sided photocopying and printing is displayed

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

  • Power leads in good condition

  • Power leads are off the floor or placed away from walkways

  • Power boards used (not double adaptors)

  • Faulty equipment is tagged out

GENERAL WAREHOUSE

  • Warning and safety signage in good condition

  • Procedure, plant and equipment manuals are current and available

  • Warehouse free of food and drink

  • Is shelving/stacking secured correctly and in safe condition?

  • Are shelving/stacking load weights known and followed?

  • Portable loading ramps can be secured and can safely support loads (where applicable)

CHEMICAL ASPECTS

  • Chemical Inventory and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) available

  • Is there a Hazardous Substance/Chemical Register?

  • Have risk assessments been completed and reviewed for all chemicals?

  • Spill kits are available and maintained

  • Containers are labelled according to CLASS Regulations, 2013

  • Chemicals are stored correctly, bunded and segregated from all drains

  • Gas cylinders stored securely (where applicable)

  • Ready access to eyewashes and emergency showers

  • Safe Chemical Handling Training is conducted periodically

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

  • Plant area is clean

  • Access to plant is clear

  • Safe working instructions displayed close to plant

  • Plant locked or cannot be accessed when left unattended

  • Plant and equipment maintained and in good condition

  • Plant and equipment guarding in place

  • No sharp edges protruding into aisles or walkways

FORKLIFTS AND OTHER TRANSPORTS

  • Forklift operators are trained

  • Forklift are maintained and checked regularly

  • Staff are trained in basic forklift maintenance: recharging or fueling

  • Forklift safety equipment are in good condition (seat-belts etc.)

WASTE DISPOSAL

  • Waste Management Procedure is available

  • Waste containers are provided and labelled according to Environmental Quality (Scheduled Wastes) Regulations 2005

  • Waste is secured, segregated and stored appropriately away from drains

  • Spill kits are available

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

  • All PPE are stored correctly

  • PPE are well maintained and in good condition

  • Signage of PPE requirements displayed

  • Required PPE are available

  • PPE training is conducted periodically

HSE Initiatives

  • HSE Policy is displayed at the workplace

  • HSE Information Board/Corner is available at strategic location

  • HSE Statistic Board is updated and displayed at strategic location

  • Emergency contact number is displayed at strategic location

  • OTHER COMMENTS

  • GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Signatory

  • Signature of Auditor

  • Signature of Head of Audited Department

  • Signature of General Manager / Managing Director

  • SIgnature

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