1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.2 - Are there any outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Safety

2.1 - Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

2.2 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

2.3 - All fire equipment has location Marker clearly displayed?

2.4 - Extinguishers and hoses clear of obstructions?

3.0 - Emergency Evacuation

3.1 - Evacuation plan clearly displayed?

3.2 - Evacuation plan & instructions up to date?

3.3 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

3.4 -Emergency exit lights are clearly visible?

3.5 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

3.6 - Exits and egress paths are clear of obstructions?

3.7 - Assembly area is allocated and understood by staff?

4.0 - First Aid Facilities

4.1 - A first aid kit is available in work area?

4.2 - Are contents regularly checked and restocked?

4.3 - No contents past their expiry date?

4.4 - Employees aware of location of first aid kit?

5.0 - Building Safety

5.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

5.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear?

5.3 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

5.4 - Are railings in good condition?

5.5 - Are footpaths in good condition?

5.6 - Loading areas clean and tidy?

6.0 - Storage Design and Use

6.1 - Materials stored on shelves / racks and bins wherever possible?

6.2 - Materials are stacked correctly to prevent objects from falling?

6.3 - Shelving or rack capacity meets need of stored items ie sufficient amount, strength, adequate fixing to wall?

6.4 - commonly used or heavy items stored between mid thigh and shoulder height?

6.5 - Floors around shelving/ racking clear of trip items or rubbish?

6.6 - General condition of shelves/racks and pallets?

7.0 - Electrical Safety

7.1 - Random checks identify no double adapters in use?

7.2 - Random checks on Electrical equipment shows tested and tagged?

7.3 - Random checks identify no broken plugs, sockets or switches?

7.4 - Random checks identify no power leads across walkways?

7.5 - Random checks identify no frayed or damaged leads?

8.0 - Chemical Safety

8.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

8.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

8.3 - All containers labelled correctly?

8.4 - Unused substances disposed of?

8.5 - Do special storage conditions apply?

8.6 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?

9.0 - Office Hazards

Chairs (desk and meeting room) in good condition?

9.2 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

9.3 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

9.4 - Photocopiers, printers and noisy machinery positioned to avoid work or noise interference and provide adequate ventilation

9.5 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?

9.6 - Adequate space for all operators?

9.7 - Noise is not excessive in general working area?

9.8 - Lighting is adequate for type of work being undertaken in work area?

9.9 Noise level is acceptable/ adequately controlled?

10.0 Health and Hygiene

10.1 - Kitchen area is clean and tidy and adequate cleaning equipment is provided?

10.2 - Fridge, microwave and other food storage r cooking areas clean and operating correctly?

10.3 - Toilets are kept clean and tidy?

10.4 - Satisfactory hand washing facilities provided?

10.5 - Vermin and pests are controlled?

10.6 - Rubbish removed regularly and area cleaned regularly and sufficiently?

11.0 Other Notes or Issues Identified

Picture of identified hazard(s), non compliance etc.
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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.