Audit

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Inspected by
H & S Representative
Manager / Coordinator

BOOKSHELF

Is the WH&S Policy and Procedure Folder available and accessible?

Is the MSDS folder available and accessible?

Is the Safe Work Procedure Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the Safe Operating Procedure Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the Job Safety Analysis Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the asbestos register accessible and up to date?

Are evacuation plans visible on exits?

LUNCH/OFFICE ROOM

Are the chairs, floor and table in good condition? Relevant to the environment?

Are rubbish bins fly proof, clean and emptied frequently?

Is there a clean running water supply?

Are electrical switches, power leads, plugs and appliances in good working order?

Is electrical testing completed and up to date?

Is the notice board up to date?

Is there adequate space?

FIRST AID KIT

Is the location appropriate?

Is there quick and easy access?

Are there records of use?

Is there adequate signage?

WORKSHOP

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Is the location and height adequate?

Is the type of sign appropriate?

Is the testing up to date?

LIGHTING (GENERAL)

Do all lights work and are they clean?

is the height and clearance adequate for tasks undertaken?

Is the lighting adequate for the tasks needed?

WORK BENCHES

Is the height and access adequate?

Are they in good condition and stable?

Is the lighting adequate?

Is tool storage adequate?

EXTENSION LEADS

Is their general condition good?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

Is there storage adequate?

POWERTOOLS (Please insert details of any which do not comply)

Are power cables and connections in good condition?

Are attachments in good working order?

Is the storage and security appropriate?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

DRILL PRESS

Is a belt guard fitted and secure?

Do attachments, clamps and vices work?

Is the power cable and plug in good condition & electrical testing up to date?

Is the unit stable and secure?

Are signs and safety equipment displayed and avaliable?

BENCH GRINDER

Is the blade/wheel in good condition?

Is the power cable and plug in good working order? and is electrical testing up to date?

Is there a guard and tool rest for the wheel?

Is there minimal gap from the tool rest to the wheel?

Are eye screens fitted and clean?

ARC WELDER

Is the welder in good working order?

Is the storage appropriate?

Are power cables and connections in good working order?

Has is been electrical tested and tagged?

Is PPE available (gloves & helmet)?

Is there adequate ventilation and is the work area location appropriate?

OXY ACETYLENE WELDER

Are the gauges /valves & hoses in good working order?

Is the trolley and storage appropriate?

Are the attachments in good order?

WELDING BAY

Is there adequate ventilation or means of ventilating?

Is the lighting adequate?

Are benches in good condition?

AIR COMPRESSOR

Relief valve checked & drained?

Is the power supply and motor in good condition?

Are hoses and supply lines in good condition?

Has it been pressure tested and tagged?

Has it been electrical tested and tagging up to date?

Is the general operation good?

Are there adequate signs re: use of PPE?

LADDERS

Are they in good condition?

Is the storage appropirate?

CHAINSAW (multiples)

Is the chain in good condition?

Is the general condition acceptable?

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the chain break working?

BRUSH CUTTER (Multiples)

Are guards fitted correctly?

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the harness in good condition?

Is the general condition acceptable?

HEDGE TRIMMER

Are guards fitted correctly?

Is it appropriately stored?

is the general condition acceptable?

POLE SAW

Are guards fitted correctly?

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the harness in good condition?

is the general condition acceptable?

BLOWER VAC

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the harness in good condition?

Is the general condition acceptable?

Other Minor Plant (not listed)

Is the visual check acceptable?

Is the plant suitably stored?

Is the guarding adequate?

CHAINS AND SLINGS

Is their storage appropriate?

Have they been weight tested and test is current?

TYRE STORE

Is the storage adequate?

Is the access to racks adequate?

Have manual handling considerations been taken?

SHELVING

Is this secure?

Is it being used appropriately?

Is it clean and clear from rubbish and excess materials?

PRESSURE CLEANER

Are water fittings in good working order?

Is the cleaner in good working order?

Are the hoses and gun working and clear from blockages?

Do all controls work?

Has this been tested and tagged and up to date?

GRAVE SHORING & HOIST

Are chains, hooks and SWL marked from testing?

Is the structure of the hoist acceptable?

Is the condition of the boxing acceptable?

WORK IN PROGRESS & GENERAL OBSERVATIONS

Are safe work procedures being followed?

Are there adequate tools and equipment for the tasks?

Is the layout and general housekeeping/condition adequate?

STORE ROOM INNER

Is the area clean and tidy?

Are racks and shelving secure?

Are items stored off the ground if possible?

EARTH LEAKAGE (RCD)

Has a current test been completed and RCD tagged? (Please perform a trip test)

LIGHTING (General)

Do all lights work and are they clean?

Is the height and clearance adequate for the tasks required?

OIL STORAGE (MAIN SHED)

Is there adequate floor space and is the floor clean?

Has spill control been addressed (e.g. spill kit available)?

Are signs adequate and visible?

DEPOT YARD

Is the area tidy and is there clear access to buildings?

Is the ground surface in good condition?

Is traffic control in place (signage and speed limits)?

FUEL BOWSER

Are there danger and content signs visible?

Are hoses and fittings in good working order?

Is there a working emergency stop control (or means to shut off the supply)?

Are there practices in place for spillage and leakage?

ACCESS AND EGRESS (GATES)

Are gates secure and lockable?

Is the height and width suitable?

Are padlocks in good condition?

GARDEN HOSES

Are these tidy and organised?

Are they off the ground where possible?

Is access and storage adequate?

CHEMICAL STORE SHED

Are chemicals correctly and clearly labelled?

Are they sealed correctly?

Is this area secure and is there adequate signage?

Is there a spill control procedure in place?

Is the general housekeeping kept up to date?

TOILETS

Is there a cleaning program in place?

Are rubbish bins fly proof, clean and emptied frequently?

Is there hand drying facilities available?

Is the lighting and ventilation adequate?

ATCO HUT LUNCHROOM

Are the chairs, floors and table in good condition?

Are rubbish bins fly proof, clean and emptied frequently?

Is there a clean running water supply?

Are electrical switches, power leads, plugs and appliance in good working order?

Is electrical testing completed and up to date?

Is the notice board up to date?

HANGER

Is the general house keeping of a good standard?

CEMENT MIXER

Does the guard enclose the belt?

Is the motor in good condition?

Does the tipping mechanism work smoothly?

SIGN STORAGE

Are the storage racks adequate?

Is access to the racks adequate?

Is manual handling considerations in place?

WHITE POST STORE

Is the shelving adequate and clean?

Is access to the racks adequate?

COMMENTS

To be signed by WH&S Officer once Inspection completed and returned
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.