Audit

1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.2 - Are there any outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

2.1 - Evacuation procedures displayed appropriately for staff and patients and visitors?

2.2 - Evacuation procedures are discussed regularly and understood by staff? (2 times a year)

2.3 - Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

2.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

2.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

2.6 - Extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height & base not lower that 100 mm?

2.7 - Indicator signs 2.1 m above floor level?

2.8 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

2.9 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

2.10 - Exits clear of obstructions?

2.11 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly? (Checked by building owner)

3.0 - General Lighting

3.1 - Good natural/artificial lighting?

3.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

3.3 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?

3.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

4.0 - Building Safety

4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

4.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear?

4.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

4.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

4.5 - Stair and risers kept clear?

4.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

4.7 - Are railings in good condition?

4.8 - Are fall preventive measures in place and used when needed? (eg hand rails in disabled toilets)?

4.9 - Walls clean and in good repair?

4.10 - Windows are clean and free of cracks or breaks? (Frames an supports checked also)

4.11 - Ceilings are clean, panels in good repair?

4.12 - Furniture in sound condition? ( Doors, hinges, drawers, bench tops)

4.13 Back entrances and loading area clean,tidy and clear of obstructions?

5.0 - Work Areas

5.1 - Clear of rubbish?

5.2 - Accessory equipment not
in use kept in place?

5.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?

5.6 - No sharp edges?

6.0 Accessory Equipment

6.1 - Approved accessories are used?

6.2 - Clean and in good condition?

7.0 - Rubbish Removal

7.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

7.2 - Bins emptied regularly?i

8.0 - Storage Facilities

8.1 - Shelving, cupboards and other furniture are functional and in good repair?

8.2 - Storage area is clear of obstructions and rubbish?

8.3 Supplies are stored neatly and to provide ease of access?

8.4 - Storage is planned to reduce manual tasks by being close to area of use?

8.5 - Cylinders are stored with wall attachments to prevent falls?

9.0 - Medical Imaging Equipment

9.1 - Equipment and controls are kept clean?

9.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept clean?

9.3 - Is the appropriate shielding in place and in good condition?

9.4 - Is emergency stop button functional and easy to locate?

9.5 - Adequate work space available?

9.6 - Is lighting around the equipment and the control area adequate?

9.7 - Noise levels controlled in the MRI area particularly?

9.8 - Equipment is ergonomically designed to be adjusted for individual workers?

9.9 Are Radiation Compliance certificates tests up to date?

9.10 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?

10.0 - Electrical Safety

10.1 - Safety switches installed?

10.2 - Safety switches tested every 6 months and tests recorded?

10.3 - No double adapters, piggy-backs or non-protected power boards used?

10.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

10.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

10.6 - No power leads across walkways?

10.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?

10.8 - No strained leads?

10.10 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?

11.0 - Chemical Safety

11.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

11.2 - Safety Data Sheets (SDS) available for all chemicals?

11.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

11.4 - All containers labelled correctly?

11.5 - Unused substances disposed of?

11.6 - Are there special storage conditions required and are the conditions followed?

11.7 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

11.8 - Is the required PPE available?

11.9 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed (particularly for radioactive spills)?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

12.1 - Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

12.2 - Are contents regularly checked?

12.3 - No contents past their expiry date?

12.4 - Cabinets clearly labelled?

12.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets?

12.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

13.0 - Office Hazards

13.1 - Condition of office furniture and waiting room furniture?

13.2 - Condition of chairs?

13.3 - Workstations are ergonomically adjustable for different workers?

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

13.5 - Photocopiers and facsimiles equipment positioned to avoid fumes?

13.6 - Tasks designed to prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome? (Breaks included.)

13.7 - Air conditioning systems regularly maintained?

13.8 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?

14.0 - Kitchen, Staff rooms and Toilets

14.1 - Facilities kept clean by regular cleaning?

14.2 - Clear of rubbish and obstructions?

14.3 Sanitary disposal units are replaced at regular intervals?

14.4 - Employees are aware of responsibility to maintain cleanliness of facilities?

15.0 - Off Work Areas (eg. Home Offices, Server Rooms)

15.1 - Work area provides comparable equipment and furniture to what would used at a SCR office?

15.2 - Work area is able to be accessed by I obstructed entry?

15.3 - Electrical appliances are protected by a Safety Switch or are check by test and tag.

16.0 - Vehicle Condition

16.1 - Schedule maintenance performed?

16.2 - Condition of tyres are reported on at each service?

16.3 - Brake and lights performance reported on each service ?

16.4 - Condition of drivers seat and other seats?

16.5 - First aid kit supplied and adequate?

17.0 - Ladders

17.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

17.2 - Are ladders in good condition and used according to instructions?

17.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)

17.5 - In MRI are ladders non-ferrous metal (eg. Aluminium) ?

18.0 - Documentation

18.1 - Daily checklists have been completed and signed by supervisors?

18.2 - Monthly checklists have been completed and signed by Managers?

18.3 - Incidents and Corrective Action forms have been reviewed for any unresolved issues?

18.4 - Employees are aware of reporting mechanisms for incidents and hazards?

Sign Off
On site representative was present for the inspection?
Auditor's signature and date:
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.