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  • Completed by

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  • Is there a H&S Law poster displayed and completed fully?

  • Have RAMS been reviewed and adequate?

  • Is there a displayed Health and Safety Policy, signed and dated?

  • Are toolbox talks/communications being conducted on site?

  • Is there a Health and Safety Manual on site?

Kitchen fire blanket

  • Is the fire blanket correctly located in its designated place?

  • Is it unobstructed and visible?

  • Are operating instructions clear, legible, and facing outwards

  • Is the container not obviously damaged and that the hand-hold devices (straps) are visible and undamaged

  • Are tamper indicators broken or missing

  • Is there a kitchen area?

  • Is the cooker hood, vent, fan and duct in good condition and free from grease?

  • Date of Last Cleaning of cooker?

  • Is there a fire blanket/fire extinguishers in the area incase of an emergency?


  • Is the 1 x 2KG Powder extinguisher in place?

  • Does the extinguisher have intact tags?

  • Is the extinguisher full (check the gauge)?

  • Is the information sign in place next to or above the extinguisher?

  • Are offices clean and tidy?

  • Is there enough room for all office staff to use the area?

  • Area free from any trip hazards?

  • Were employees present at time of audit?

  • Were there 0 issues raised with employees?

  • Is there an office risk assessment in place?

  • If portable heaters are used, are they in good condition?

  • Has electrical appliances been PAT tested? Include dates here of samples inspected.

  • Were electrical appliances in good condition with no broken plugs, sockets, switches, no frayed or defective leads?

  • Are electrical sockets being used correctly? E.g. not overloaded or broken.


  • Are fire exits clear?

  • Are fire doors kept closed and unobstructed?

  • Is there fire fighting equipment present?

  • Are there fire wardens on site?

  • Is there fire evacuation plans/maps/signage on site?

  • Are sprinkler and fire detection systems used?

  • Are fire alarm facilities used and in good condition? E.g. signage, fire alarm panel, break glass etc.

  • Are there any lifts in the premises?

  • Are stairways and pathways clear of any obstructions, flammable materials or air conditioning fans?

  • Are hose reels used?

  • Are hose reels maintained and working correctly with no damage to reels, nozzles, valves or handles?

  • Are all fire extinguishers in their proper location?

  • Are all fire extinguisher seals and tags intact and extinguishers serviced in the last 12 months?

  • Are proper labels on the fire extinguishers to indicate the type of fire the extinguisher can be used on?

  • Fire extinguishers are in good condition? E.g. no evidence of leaks, corrosion or other defects.

  • When was the last fire risk assessment held?

Emergency Exits and Pathways

  • Are all exits clearly marked and that exit lights are on?

  • Are pathways are free from obstructions?

  • Are the machines, furniture or racking suitably placed so that occupants can quickly and safely evacuate rooms?

  • Is the exterior ground kept clear of objects that might prevent evacuation or fire-fighting equipment?

  • Do emergency escape doors open in the path of exit?

  • Are automatic doors used?

  • Does automatic doors open in the fire alarm test (if applicable)?

  • Does all battery powered emergency lighting turn on when mains power is off?

  • Is there an emergency evacuation procedure in place?

  • When was the last annual emergency drill taken place?

First Aid

  • Are there first aid kits on site?

  • Is there first aid contact details displayed in the premises?

  • Are there first aiders on site?

  • Is there an accident book on site?


  • Is hot water available for handwashing?

  • Are the welfare facilities clean and to a satisfactory level of hygiene?

  • Is there adequate washing facilities available?

  • Is there drinking water available?

  • Is there an eating area for staff and visitors to avail from?

General Housekeeping

  • Is there adequate housekeeping equipment & supplies in place?

  • Are flammable materials paints, solvents and other flammables stored in metal cabinet: oily rags in metal containers?

  • No materials or products are stored against the premises?

  • Suitable pest control used (if required)?

  • Is there a pest control folder with full details of location of traps etc (if pest control used)?


  • Are there designated smoking areas in place?

  • Is there adequate no smoking signage?

  • Was unauthorised smoking areas free from evidence of smoking?

  • Are there adequate supply of large non-combustible ashtrays in all approved smoking areas?

Car Park Area

  • Is there enough spaces in the carpark for all employees?

  • Is the carpark and surrounding area being maintained?

Site Security

  • Is the premises secure?

  • Is there CCTV on the premises?

  • Are keyholders aware of their role and responsibilities?

Waste Area

  • Is there sufficient space for the waste to be stored?

  • Is there sufficient sized waste containers being used?

  • Is all waste segregated?


  • Are there any COSHH substances present on site?

  • Are the COSHH substances in original containers , labelled clearly and stored in a suitable bunded area?

  • Are spaces between containers clear of debris?

  • Containers in good condition? E.g. no signs of leaks or spills?

  • Are containers tightly closed?

  • Is spill response equipment adequate and accessible?

  • Is a fire extinguisher in place and clearly visible in an emergency situation?

  • Are “Hazardous Waste” signs in place and clearly visible, if used on site?

  • Are there COSHH risk assessments in place?


  • Are employees provided with suitable PPE for work being conducted?

  • Is PPE being worn appropriately by employees and in good condition?

  • Is there adequate supply and storage for PPE?


  • Overall result of inspection

  • Inspection completed by

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