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


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?
UPLOAD PHOTO of all listed documents

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.