• Are alleyways clear of obstruction or slips / trip Hazards

  • Is the floor free from stored material

  • Is W.I.P. kept to a minimmum

  • Are all work areas clean,tidy and free from excess dust

  • Have all personal items been stored away from work areas


  • Are safety signs relevant and up to date

  • Is the Evacuation Procedure clearly displayed

  • Are all Risk Assessments suitable and up to date including DSE assessments where applicable.

  • Are Risk Assessments readily available .

  • Are there COSHH Assessments and Safety Data Sheets

  • Are fire routes clearly marked and free from obstruction

  • Are Break - glass points clearly marked and free from obstruction

  • Are extinguishers clearly marked and free from obstruction

  • Are extinguishers suitable and within inspection period

  • Is extinguisher colour code clearly displayed


  • Are the floors in good condition

  • Are demarcation lines clearly marked out

  • Is a reasonable working temperature maintained (60)

  • Is the area well lit

  • Is the area well ventilated


  • Is suitable PPE readily available

  • Are all employees using the required PPE

  • Have all employees been trained in relevant PPE


  • Does the department have access to trained first aiders

  • Do the employees know who the first aides are ( ask 2 )

  • Is any first aid equipment available, suitable and maintained


  • Is all accesses equipment in good condition and clearly marked with registration number ( Scissor-lifts, scaffolds etc.

  • Are all ladders, Stepladders in good in good condition and clearly marked with registration number


  • Are all employees suitably trained in manual handling

  • Have all tasks that require manual handling been properly assessed


  • Are all hand tools suitable and in good repair

  • Is all machinery suitably guarded

  • Are all machine guards in good repair

  • Are all machine guards regularly inspected

  • Are all inspection records readily available

  • Are all machine setters suitably trained

  • Is all portable electrical equipment PAT tested and within inspection period

  • Are RCDs where fitted, within inspection peri...

  • Are all electoral plug, sockets and cables in good order


  • Is any lifting equipment in working order

  • Is lifting equipment regularly inspected and colour coded (hoist, slings,shackles etc)

  • Is the SWL clearly displayed

  • Are all FLT / Pedestrian trucks daily check sheets up to date

  • Are all FLT / Pedestrian trucks authorised and up to date

  • Do drivers sound their horns where appropriate...

  • Are battery charging areas in good order and unobstructed

  • Is the correct PPE available and in use in the charging area ( Apron, Visor,Gloves)

  • Is any racking and shelving in good order

  • Is SWL clearly displayed

  • Are protective devises in place ( Foot protectors,Safety clips, etc


  • Are bins refuse containers provided and emptied regally

  • Is any special waste identified and contained

  • Are any barrels of contaminated waste, labelled and transfers to the bundled area

  • Are suitable spillage kits available and properly maintaind

  • Is the spillage procedure clearly displayed

  • Is the area free from evidence of spillage or pollution

  • Do employees know the difference between suffice water and foul drains

  • Are all lights switched of at end of shift

  • Are ale waste materials properly segregated

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