Information

  • Work Area

  • Month and Year

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Identify area chosen for random checks during this audit?

1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed and are all outstanding actions completed?

2.0 - Fire Safety

  • 2.1 - Extinguishers in place and recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.) Record expiry date in notes.

  • 2.2 - All fire equipment has location Marker clearly displayed on wall above?

  • 2.3 - Extinguishers and hoses clear of obstructions? (1.5m arc)

3.0 - Emergency Evacuation

  • 3.1 - Evacuation plan clearly displayed at exit point and firmly attached to the wall?

  • 3.2 - Evacuation plan & instructions up to date? Does equipment correspond to plan?

  • 3.3 - Have all staff who commenced employment since last inspection been inducted into fire safety and evacuation procedures?

  • 3.4 -Emergency exit lights are clearly visible, lit and provide direction notices for fire exit?

  • 3.5 - Exits and egress paths are clear of obstructions? (ie Any obstructions that could hinder exit?)

  • 3.6 - Assembly area is allocated and understood by staff? (This may be checked by randomly asking a staff member)

4.0 - First Aid Facilities

  • 4.1 - A first aid kit is available in work area and employees are aware of location?

  • 4.2 - Are contents regularly checked, restocked and no contents past their expiry date?

5.0 - Building Safety

  • 5.1 - Floor surfaces even, safe for use, no trip hazards and in good condition?

  • 5.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear of obstructions?

  • 5.3 - Do you have a safety procedure for liquid spills including correct signage?

  • 5.4 - Do you have any structural areas requiring maintenance that could cause a potential safety issue?

6.0 - Storage Design and Use

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

  • 6.2 - Commonly used or heavy items stored safely between mid thigh and shoulder height and stacked correctly to prevent objects from falling?

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

7.0 - Electrical Safety

  • 7.1 - Random checks identify no double adapters in use? (Note location of random check)

  • 7.2 - Random checks on Electrical equipment shows tested and tagged? (Note due date)

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

  • 7.4 - Random checks ensure no power leads across walkways or 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 and located In chemical storage areas?

  • 8.3 - All containers labelled to clearly identify contents?

  • 8.4 - Unused substances disposed of in appropriate manner?

  • 8.5 - If applicable are we compliant to special storage of chemicals?

9.0 - Office Hazards

  • 9.1 - Office furnishings in good condition and adequate space for all operators?

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

  • 9.3 - Photocopiers, printers and noisy machinery positioned to ensure safe working area?

  • 9.4 - If excessive noise is an identified concern has this been referred to SHAW unit for testing?

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

10.0 Health and Hygiene

  • 10.1 - Kitchen area is clean and tidy and cleaning equipment is provided including wipes, clothes and detergent?

  • 10.2 - Fridge, microwave and utensils are clean and operating correctly?

  • 10.3 - Are staff facilities including bathrooms kept clean and hygienic?

  • 10.4 - Compliant hand washing facilities provided including Microshield and disposable paper towels?

  • 10.5 - Regular pest control undertaken?

  • 10.6 - Work area cleaned and rubbish removed regularly?

  • 10.7 - If applicable have all monthly food safety plans been completed?

11.0 Other Notes or Issues Identified

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

Sign Off

  • Auditor's signature

  • Select date

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