Is there adequate ventilation?

Is the natural and artificial lighting adequate?


Are passages and walkways obstructed?

Are there any tripping hazards as a result of damaged carpets or tiles?

Rubbish disposal area clean and clear?

No smoking signs in position?

Housekeeping chemicals stored correctly under lock and key conditions?

Housekeeping chemicals labelled properly?


Are all electrical appliances and equipment tagged and tested?

Any damaged or frayed Leads?

Wall sockets overloaded?

Are distribution boards easy accessible and unobstructed?

Kitchen areas

Safety notices and warning signs in place? e.g. hot water

Microwave tag and tested sticker and service date in place?

Spillage procedure in place?

Toilet Facilities

Toilet facilities clean and tidy?

Adequate soap?

Hand towels/drying facilities in place and working?

Adequate toilet paper?

Sanitary disposal facilities in female toilets?

Walls and surfaces clean?

Fire Precautions

Routes clear of obstructions?

Fire doors easily opened?

Fire doors propped open?

Emergency lighting adequate?

Evacuation routes clearly signed?

Extinguishers in place and signs posted?

Extinguishers and hose reels serviced 6 monthly and punched?

Evacuation procedure and plan posted?

Fire panel free of obstruction and easily accessible?

Additional comments or Concerns

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.