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  • Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Do you want to do cubicle audit?

1) Cubicle or Office Area

  • Office location

  • Are work areas clean and orderly?

  • Are floors free of slip or trip hazards? Example: ( paper, wet floors, lose carpeting, etc.)

  • Are materials or equipment stored in such a way that sharp objects will not interfere with movement?

  • Are electrical cords stored properly and out of the way?

  • Are sharp objects stored properly? (scissors, knives, pins, etc.)

  • Are items not stored on top of book shelves with sliding doors?

  • Are file cabinets kept closed when not in use?

  • Are items stored on cabinets in such a way that they can’t fall or be pulled off?

  • Is office furniture in proper working condition?

  • Are file cabinets loaded properly so they won’t tip over when opened?

  • Is access to work area kept clear?

  • Are boxes and box files stacked in a way that they do not fall?

  • Are recycle paper boxes emptied regularly to prevent back, arm and hand injuries?

  • Do you want to do ergonomics audit?

2) Ergonomics

  • Whose office area

  • Are the computer monitors fitted with a glare filter where glare on the monitor occurs?

  • Is the chair being used correctly so as to eliminate awkward postures?

  • Is the workstation positioned at the appropriate height?

  • Are phones, headsets and speaker phones used in a manner that eliminates fatigue?

  • Are document holders used where needed?

  • Are monitors positioned such that individuals do not have to bend the neck up or down to focus on any portion of the monitor?

  • Are mouse pads being used properly (as close to keyboard as possible)?

  • Are keyboard pads being used properly (in front of keyboard, keeping wrists straight)?

  • Does the work space allow for a full range of movements?

  • Do you want to do aisle and walkway audit?

3) Aisles and Walkways

  • Office location

  • Are halls and walkways free of obstructions?

  • Is the lighting adequate?

  • Are blind spots protected?

  • Is carpeting in halls or walkways properly secured down?

  • Are all differences in floor levels marked?

  • Are materials or equipment stored in such a way that sharp objects will not interfere with walkways?

  • Are there halls or walkways at least 36 inches wide?

  • Are exits kept free of obstructions?

  • Do you want to do common area audit?

4) Common Areas

  • Office location

  • Are machines in common areas positioned so they will not protrude beyond the edge of the counter top?

  • Are common areas designed so they will not impede emergency egress?

  • Are counter tops designed to accommodate the size and weight of the machines?

  • Are all guards for the machines in place during normal operation?

  • Are paper cutters closed and locked when not in use?

  • If the machine is out of service, is it marked as such and plug-in disconnected?

  • Is common area clean and free of clutter and a build-up of combustible material?

  • As a person uses the common area can other people pass by safely?

  • Are all electrical cords or wires stored and hung properly so they don’t become trip hazards?

  • Do you want to do conference room audit?

5) Conference Rooms

  • Which conference room

  • Are conference rooms kept clean and presentable?

  • Is trash emptied on a regular basis?

  • Are cords used for remote table talk phones covered to keep from becoming a trip hazard?

  • Are chairs adjustable for the individual?

  • Are all chairs in perfect working condition?

  • Are lights in conference room working properly?

  • Do you want to do coffee room audit?

6) Coffee Rooms

  • Office location

  • Are cabinets marked for first aid kits?

  • Are cabinets marked for emergency oxygen?

  • Are first aid kits in cabinets that are marked?

  • Are emergency oxygen devices in cabinets that are marked?

  • Are first aid kits kept filled?

  • Are coffee rooms kept clean?

  • Do you want to do copier room audit?

7) Copier Rooms

  • Office Location

  • Are copy rooms kept free from accumulating combustible materials?

  • Are rooms kept organized?

  • If room has paper cutter, is blade down and locked in place?

  • Are paper bins kept from over flowing?

  • Are empty boxes that may be in the areas removed promptly?

  • Do you want to do storage area audit?

8) Storage Areas

  • Office location

  • Are securely shelves anchored to the wall?

  • Are shelves loaded to keep them from sagging?

  • Are shelve loaded so heavy items are on the bottom shelves and lighter up higher?

  • Are items stored in such a way that items do not protrude beyond the edge of the shelf?

  • Is a stool or step ladder available to reach higher than chest level items?

  • Are isle ways clear of obstruction?

  • Are stacked items kept below 18 inches of the ceiling?

  • Is the lighting adequate in the storage room?

  • If flammable and combustibles stored in room, are they stored in a fire rated cabinet?

  • Do you want to do fire safety equipment audit?

9) Fire Safety Equipment

  • Office Location

  • Are fire extinguisher monthly inspections current to the previous month?

  • Is the access to fire extinguishers clear and unobstructed?

  • Is there a fire extinguisher in the designated location?

  • Is access to the wall mounted pull alarms clear?

  • Are doors used for emergency evacuation kept clear and not blocked or restricted in any way?

  • Are areas in the fire doors swing path kept clear?

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