• Mater Health Services - Quarterly Security Audit

  • Building Name
  • Address (include hospital name, floor, ward etc.)

  • Prepared by

  • Conducted on

1.0 Electronic Access Control

  • 1.1 - Is access control sufficient for area? If no, please make suggestions for improvement.

  • 1.2 - Are all electronic access controls functioning including locked fire doors?

2.0 Staff Security

  • 2.1 - Do staff feel that the walk from car park are to work place is well lit and clear of obstacles? If no, please details and log job. (sample minimum 1 staff member in work area)

  • 2.2 - Are all duress alarms (fixed and portable) fully operational?

  • 2.3 - Are staff aware of Code Black procedures? (sample minimum 1 staff member in work area)

  • 2.4 - Are staff aware of actions required when a child/baby is missing? (Sample minimum 1 staff member in work area, applicable to MCH and MMH)

  • 2.5 - Does the ward have adequate CCTV coverage?

3.0 Patient Security

  • 3.1 - Does the ward have lock-down?

  • 3.2 - is lock-down fully functional?

  • 3.3 - Are external emergency exits secure?

  • 3.4 - Are patients able to secure their valuables?

4.0 Ward Security

  • 4.1 - Are door locks and grills secure?

  • 4.2 - Are window locks and grills secure?

  • 4.3 - Is duress system fully functional?

  • 4.4 - Does intruder detection alarm operate correctly?

  • 4.5 - Do staff feel security patrols are sufficient? (Sample minimum 1 staff member. For example lock doors, make note of unusual visitors, check ID, secure cash?)

5.0 Other notes or issues identified

  • 5.1 - Have you identified any other safety issues during inspection? Please details location and include picture if possible.

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