Audit Overview

  • Reason for Audit

  • Months since last audit

  • Manager/Contact

Roadways/ Walkways

  • Does the aerodrome have service roads separate from the general ramp/stand areas

  • Are there walkways for employees seperated from the roads/apron?

  • Are there walkways for customers separated from the roads/apron?

  • Are there any speed limits imposed locally and are employees aware of them and following them

  • Other observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Airside Driving

  • Was obsersvation made of airside drivers in areas other than the aircraft footprint

  • Is the airside driving permit scheme compliant with CAP 790

  • Do general vehicles follow the same manoeuvring rules as Ground Equipment

  • Do general vehicles follow the same manoeuvring rules as Ground Equipment

  • Other observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Behavioral Observations

  • Do employees use required PPE?

  • Do employees appear to have a plan of work, and executing the plan, or do they appear to rush around?

  • Do employees appear to be trained properly?

  • Do employees appear to have adequate supervision?

  • Does it appear that regular briefings are conducted?

  • Overall, do employees appear to operate in a safe and reasonable manner?

  • Other obsevations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Ramp / Operational Observations

  • Is ramp activity pre-planned before arrival?

  • Is any type of pre-arrival briefing conducted?

  • Are FOD walks conducted?

  • Do all of staff wait for beacons to go off prior to approaching aircraft

  • Are wands used and if so in line with company procedures and any hand signals used in line with IATA requirements

  • Is the safety zone clear before aircraft are guided into the parking position?

  • Is GSE shut off when not in use?

  • Is GSE chocked when used around aircraft?

  • Are aircraft chocked immediately after arrival?

  • Are cones used in line with company requirements

  • Are pigs used in line with local requirement

  • Is a brake check made before approaching the aircraft?

  • Is GSE driven around the aircraft at a walking speed?

  • Are banksmen used when vehicles are required to reverse

  • Are cargo compartment doors properly opened and closed?

  • Is a post arrival inspection completed and if so by whom

  • Are aircraft properly unloaded and loaded? (Use of equipment and handling techniques to be noted)

  • Does GSE block fuel truck emergency movement?

  • Are aircraft emergency exit paths clear?

  • Do aircraft remain chocked and secure until departure?

  • Are wing walkers used?

  • Is potable water serviced at this location?

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Details of Turnaround Supervised

  • Airline Detais

  • Enter flight details (Aircraft and flight number)

  • Flight Arrival time

Facility Observations

  • Details of Ramp/Engineering Facilities

  • Does the facility appear to be adequate for the services offered?

  • Has an individual facilities audit been undertaken

  • Additional facility observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Administration

  • Is there a safety notice board in place and are all required documents displayed

  • Have noise assessments been undertaken and information displayed

  • Do employees know where and how to access the SMS system and its contents

  • Are coshh files present and accessible

  • Where requested copies of procedures easily made available upon request and was content followed

  • Are accident reporting procedures known and utlised

  • Are other reporting procedures known and utilised (Ground Safety Report for example)

  • Other Oberservations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Training

  • Who provides training locally

  • Were training records available, reviewed and in line with requirements.

  • Were training files organised to a good standard

  • Is local induction training provided

  • Is content of training followed

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Ground Equipment Observations

  • Baggage Tugs

  • Baggage Carts

  • Belt Loaders

  • Ground Power Units

  • Air Start Units

  • Lavatory Service Units

  • Potable Water Service Units

  • Other Misc. Eqt.

  • Comments Regarding GSE

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Engineering Equipment Observations

  • Is there a local engineering function present

  • Detail any equipment used locally

  • Is all equipment subject to a maintenance scheme

  • Is evidence of PUWER and LOLLER inspections available

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Work at Height

  • Is any work at height undertaken at this location

  • Is this subject to a work at height risk assessment

  • Is any specific equipment provided for work at height

  • Is evidence of PUWER and LOLLER inspections available

  • Are operators trained in its use

  • Are scaff tags in used for all ladders, steps, gantries etc

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Baggage Handling

  • Is baggage handling undertaken at this outstation

  • Are vehicles operated in the baggage hall in a satisfactory mannor

  • Is manual handling guidance being followed by baggage staff

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Contractor Management

  • Are operations airside

  • Details profile of services and who provide them

  • Are risk assessments and procedure in place and on file for all services provided

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Customer Safety

  • Are appropriate recourses deployed to handle customers on the ramp

  • Are passenger busses provide by

  • Other Observations

  • Overall Risk For This Category

Recap of Observations

  • General Overall Comments on the Station.

  • Follow Up Required

  • Overall Risk For This Audit

Audit Sign Off

  • Inspectors signature

  • Select date

  • Months until next audit

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