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  • Prepared by

  • Location


  • 1. Answer "Yes" or "No" 2. Add a photo by clicking on the camera icon 3. Add a comment or note by clicking on the "note" icon 4. Complete the inspection by providing your full name and a digital signature 5. Mark as complete, save and close 6. Enter any non-conformances into Riskman using the “Report It!” App, located on the iPad

Layout and Access

  • Area is tidy and well kept?

  • Adequate storage area provided ?

  • Floor is free of obstruction? (slip or trip hazards)

  • Floor covering in a good condition?

Chemical Safety

  • Are Material Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals available?

  • Are staff appropriately trained in the use of chemicals?

  • When was the last training?

  • Are staff appropriately inducted in the safe use of chemicals and Material Data Safety Sheets?

  • Upload a photo / copy of the last staff member inducted in chemical management?

  • Are there appropriate chemical labels on decanted items?

  • Is a spill kit readily available?

  • Do staff know where to access MSDS's (ask a random staff member)

  • Eye wash fountain readily available

  • Is PPE worn, in good condition and available?

  • Are hazardous chemical signs posted warning staff to wear PPE?


  • Is lighting adequate?

  • Are lighting covers and fittings secure?

  • Are vent ducts in a good condition (do visual inspection)?

  • Is ventilation adequate?

Emergency Procedures

  • Fire extinguisher available and easily accessible

  • Tag on fire extinguisher has been checked in the last 6 months

  • What is the date of the last test?

  • Emergency evacuation plan and procedure posted nearby

  • Evacuation routes are kept clear and are unobstructed

  • Emergency exit signs posted and lit

Manual Handling

  • Are frequently used items within easy access between knee and shoulder height, when stored?

  • Are heavier items stored at waist height?

Electrical Safety

  • Does portable electrical equipment have current test tags?

  • Are all power cords and leads in a good condition?

  • Is faulty equipment tagged out if faulty?

General Feedback

  • Comments

General Safety

  • Do staff know who the fire warden is for their area?

  • Who is it?

  • Do staff know who they report workplace injuries to and when to report injuries?

  • Who do they report these to?

  • Do staff know who their WHS Committee representative is?

  • Who is it?

  • Do staff actively engage in safety discussion at their team meetings?

  • Upload a photo of the last minuted meeting where safety discussion occurred, and the outcome of the discussion

  • Is the WHS Policy, Injury Management Flowchart, Injury Management Program Summary, current WHS Committee Minutes, WHS Committee representatives and fire warden information current and clearly displayed on the noticeboard?<br>UPLOAD PHOTO of all listed documents<br>

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