1 Previous inspection

Has the last inspection been reviewed?

Are there no outstanding actions?

2 Site Admin

Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

Entry and walkways kept clear?

Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

Condition of filing cabinets?

Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

Are all electrical appliances in date for PAT testing?

3 Documentation

Site Induction Pack maintained?

Site Visitors Pack maintained?

Permits to Work Pack maintained?

Site Fire Safety Pack maintained?

Service & Maintenance Records maintained?

4 Notice Boards

Adequate HSE information?

Information up to date and relevant to the site?

5 Amenities

General Housekeeping?

Hot & cold running water?

Soap, barrier cream & towels provided?

Toilet rolls provided?

Adequate Lighting?

6 First Aid Boxes

Are contents regularly checked?

No contents past their expiry date?

Employees aware of location of first aid boxes?

Are first aid boxes accessible?

Are site First Aiders and emergency numbers displayed?

7 Car Parking Areas

General Housekeeping?

Sufficient Lighting

Sufficient Signage ?

8 Commercial Vehicles

General Housekeeping & Maintenance?

9 Fire Exits and Escape Routes

Signage clear and easy to follow?

Free from obstruction?

Fire Alarm Test in date?

10 Fire Extinguishers

Correct type for hazards in vicinity?

Extinguishers present and in date for inspection?

Random Extinguisher check:
Anti-Tamper Tally?
Gauge in green?
CO2 correct weight?

11 Machine Workshop

General Housekeeping?

Guards fitted and correct?

Clean & well maintained?

Pre-user Checks displayed?

In date for inspection?

PUWER Assessments in place?

Sufficient Lighting?

12 West Yard

General Housekeeping?


13 Wharf and surrounding areas

General Housekeeping?




Life Saving equipment present & intact?

14 Pedestrian Walkways

Clearly Marked?

Free from obstruction?

15 Racks - Steel/Alum. Plate & Pipe

General Housekeeping?

Are different metals segregated?

16 Main Workshop/Boatshed

General Housekeeping?

Welding Screens?

Oily rags disposed of in metal bins?


17 Portable Electrical Equipment

PAT test displayed

Guards fitted & correct where applicable?

Tool used i.a.w manufacturers guidance?

Clean and well maintained?

18 Personal Protective Equipment

Adequate supply of correct PPE on site?

PPE Regs being adhered to?

General condition of PPE?

19 Store Room

General Housekeeping?

20 Mez Deck

General Housekeeping?

21 Dry Dock & Perimeter

General Housekeeping?

Guardrails maintained & in place?

Dock bottom safety procedures adhered to?

Life Saving equipment present & intact?

22 Life Jackets

General Wear & Tear?

In date for inspection?

23 Ladders & Steps

Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

Are ladders in good condition?

If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)

Used according to instructions?

For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?

In date for inspection?


COSHH Log maintained?

COSHH Locker in good order?

25 Electrical Workshop & Quarantine Area (East store)

General Housekeeping?

Area secure?

Log maintained?

Sufficient signage?

26 Mess Rooms

General Housekeeping?

Hot & cold running water?

Soap & Towels provided?

Adequate Lighting?

Suggestion / Near Miss Box Checked?

27 Woodwork Shop (East Store)

General Housekeeping?

Machine Guards Fitted?

Machines in date for inspection?

Local Exhaust Vent in date for inspection & evidence of usage?

Correct signage displayed?

28 Forklift

Forklift Checklist in date?

Annual LOLER Inspection in date?

Keys stored in combination safe when not in use?

29 Cranes

In date for maintenance and inspection?

All drivers/operators in date for associated qualifications?


30 Lifting Equipment

Colour Coded?

Wear & Tear?

31 Hydraulic Jacks

In date for test?

Wear & Tear?

32 Gas Bottle & Fuel Stores

All fuels separate?

Stowed in locked cages?

Ready use bottles secured and not free standing?

Ready use bottles turned off at cylinder and excess gas vented from hoses when not in use?

33 Gas hoses & associated equipment

In date for inspection?

Wear & Tear?

Are gauges free from damage?

34 Metal Scrap Bins & Skips

No scrap overly protruding?

Segregated materials?

35 Site Electrical

No general electrical issues?

In date for inspection?


Have personnel completed a Take 5 Risk Assessment for works being undertaken?

Are access and egress arrangements safe, including working at height access (Ladders, scaffolding tagged, etc.)?

Is housekeeping / tidyness acceptable in the work area, and is it free from slip, trip and fall hazards?

Are all hazards suitably controlled and appropriate measures taken to ensure the health and safety of Burgess Marine personnel and others who may be affected by their activities?

Do personnel have the relevant instruction and training to carry out the work safely?

1 Fresh Water System Management

Fresh Water System Management Log up to date?

Hot & Cold water temperatures: Above 50 degrees Celsius, below 20 degrees Celsius

No noticable defects around the fresh water system?

2 Waste

General Housekeeping of skip areas?

Separate skips provided for General and Recycle waste?

Waste collection conducted regularly?

Sign Off
On site representative
Auditor's signature
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.