Audit

1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

2.1 - Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

2.2 - Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (3 to 4 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?

3.0 - General Lighting

3.1 - Good natural 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 where gaps occur in railings?

4.9 - Are footpaths in good condition?

4.10 - Furniture in sound condition?

4.11 - Loading area clean and tidy?

5.0 Plant Room

5.1 Is the plant room clean and trip free of trip hazards?

5.2 Are all separation distances adequate?

5.3 Is there an adequate spill kit in the plant room?

5.4 Are all chemicals labeled adequately?

5.5 Is all bunding adequate?

6.0 - Rubbish Removal

6.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

6.2 - Are the rubbish removal procedures adequate?

7.0 - Storage Design and Use

7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

7.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

7.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?

7.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?

8.0 Pool Deck

8.1 - No tripping hazards on pool deck

8.2 - Is all signage adequate and conforms to the GSPOs?

8.3 - No cracked tiles in the pool or on pool deck?

9.0 - Electrical Safety

9.1 - Safety switches installed?

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

9.3 - No double adapters in use?

9.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

9.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

9.6 - No power leads across walkways?

9.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?

9.8 - No strained leads?

9.9 - Portable power tools in good condition?

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

10.0 - Chemical Safety

10.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

10.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

10.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

10.4 - All containers labelled correctly?

10.5 - Unused substances disposed of?

10.6 - Are the chemical separation distances followed?

10.7 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?

10.8 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

10.9 - If required is PPE available?

10.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

10.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

11.0 Ladders

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

11.2 - Are ladders in good condition?

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

11.4 - Used according to instructions?

11.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?

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?

12.7 - Are first aid officers accessible?

12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

13.0 - Office Hazards

13.1 - Condition of filing cabinets?

13.2 - Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

13.3 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

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

13.5 - Photocopiers 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?

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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.