Audit

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Inspected by
Inspected by
H & S Representative
Manager / Coordinator
OFFICE/LUNCH SHED

BOOKSHELF

Is the WH&S Policy and Procedure Folder available and accessible?

Is the MSDS folder available and accessible?

Is the Safe Work Procedure Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the Safe Operating Procedure Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the Job Safety Analysis Folder accessible and avaliable?

Is the asbestos register accessible and up to date?

Are evacuation plans visible on exits?

EARTH LEAKAGE (RCD)

Has a current test been completed and RCD tagged? (Please perform a trip test)

FIRST AID KIT

Is the location appropriate?

Is there quick and easy access?

Are there records of use?

Is there adequate signage?

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Is the location and height adequate?

Is the type of sign appropriate?

Is the testing up to date?

LIGHTING (GENERAL) & VENTILATION

Is the lighting adequate for the tasks needed?

Is there ventilation or means to ventilate?

is the height and clearance adequate for tasks undertaken?

SIGN STORAGE

Are the storage racks adequate?

Is access to the racks adequate?

Is manual handling considerations in place?

WHITE POST STORE

Is the shelving adequate and clean?

Is general housekeeping being kept up?

Are manual handling consideration taken?

LADDERS

Are they in good condition?

Is the storage appropirate?

LUNCH ROOM

Are the chairs, floor and table in good condition? Relevant to the environment?

Are rubbish bins fly proof, clean and emptied frequently?

Is there a clean running water supply?

Are electrical switches, power leads, plugs and appliances in good working order?

Is electrical testing completed and up to date?

Is the notice board up to date?

Is there adequate space?

TOILETS

Is there a cleaning program in place?

Are rubbish bins fly proof, clean and emptied frequently?

Is there hand drying facilities available?

Is the lighting and ventilation adequate?

OFFICE

Is this area tidy, clean and orgainised?

Has electrical equipment been tested and is testing current and equipment tagged?

WORKSHOP

FIRST AID KIT

Is the location appropriate?

Is there quick and easy access?

Are there records of use?

Is there adequate signage?

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Is the location and height adequate?

Is the type of sign appropriate?

Is the testing up to date?

EARTH LEAKAGE (RCD)

Has a current test been completed and RCD tagged? (Please perform a trip test)

LIGHTING (GENERAL)

Do all lights work and are they clean?

is the height and clearance adequate for tasks undertaken?

Is the lighting adequate for the tasks needed?

Are windows clean?

WORK BENCHES

Is the height and access adequate?

Are they in good condition and stable?

Is the lighting adequate?

Is tool storage adequate?

EXTENSION LEADS

Is their general condition good?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

Is there storage adequate?

POWERTOOLS (Please insert details of any which do not comply)

Are power cables and connections in good condition?

Are attachments in good working order?

Is the storage and security appropriate?

Is electrical testing in date and are they tagged?

DRILL PRESS

Is a belt guard fitted and secure?

Do attachments, clamps and vices work?

Is the power cable and plug in good condition & electrical testing up to date?

Is the unit stable and secure?

Are signs and safety equipment displayed and avaliable?

BENCH GRINDER

Is the blade/wheel in good condition?

Is the power cable and plug in good working order? and is electrical testing up to date?

Is there a guard and tool rest for the wheel?

Is there minimal gap from the tool rest to the wheel?

Are eye screens fitted and clean?

MIG WELDER

Are hoses & cables in good working order?

Is the welder in good working order?

Is the storage appropriate?

Has is been electrical tested and tagged?

Is PPE available (gloves & helmet)?

Is there adequate ventilation and is the work area location appropriate?

AIR COMPRESSOR

Relief valve checked & drained?

Is the power supply and motor in good condition?

Are hoses and supply lines in good condition?

Has it been pressure tested and tagged?

Has it been electrical tested and tagging up to date?

Is the general operation good?

Are there adequate signs re: use of PPE?

POLE SAW

Are guards fitted correctly?

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the general condition acceptable?

CUT OFF WHEEL

Is the wheel guard fitted and in good condition?

Is the power cable & power plug in good working order?

Is the cutter disc in good condition?

is the stop control working?

WATER PUMP

Are supply lines in good condition?

Is the general operation good?

BATTERY CHARGER

Is there adequate ventilation or means of ventilating?

Is the charger & surrounding area clear & clean?

Are non smoking signs visable?

PRESSURE CLEANER

Is the motor in good working order?

Are hoses and lines in good working condition?

Is the storage adequate?

WORK IN PROGRESS & GENERAL OBSERVATIONS

Are safe work procedures being followed?

Are there adequate tools and equipment for the tasks?

Is the layout and general housekeeping/condition adequate?

MOBILE TRAILER

POST HOLE DIGGER

Are guards fitted and secure?

Are attachments fitted and secure?

GENERATOR

is the general operation good?

Is the motor in good condition?

JACK HAMMER

Is the general operation good?

Is the motor in good condition?

OIL STORAGE AREA

Is the storage of drums acceptable & is there adequate floor space?

Are containers correctly labelled?

Has spill control been addressed (e.g. spill kit available)?

Are signs adequate and visible?

STORE ROOM INNER

Is the area clean and tidy?

Are racks and shelving secure?

Are items stored off the ground if possible?

EARTH LEAKAGE (RCD)

Has a current test been completed and RCD tagged? (Please perform a trip test)

LIGHTING (General)

Do all lights work and are they clean?

Is the height and clearance adequate for the tasks required?

DEPOT YARD

Is the area tidy and is there clear access to buildings?

Is the ground surface in good condition?

Is traffic control in place (signage and speed limits)?

FUEL BOWSER

Are there danger and content signs visible?

Are hoses and fittings in good working order?

Is there a working emergency stop control (or means to shut off the supply)?

Are there practices in place for spillage and leakage?

ACCESS AND EGRESS (GATES)

Are gates secure and lockable?

Is the height and width suitable?

Are padlocks in good condition?

SECURITY LIGHTING

Are lights working?

Is the lighting adequate?

STEEL RACK

Are storage racks secure & used?

Have manual handling considerations been taken?

SIGN STORAGE

Are storage racks secure and used?

Is access to the racks adequate?

Has manual handling considerations been taken?

GARDEN HOSES

Are these tidy and organised?

Are they off the ground where possible?

Is access and storage adequate?

OIL STORAGE SHED

Is the are tidy and accessabile?

Is the ground surface in good condition?

Is there adequate access and egress?

CHAINSAW (multiples)

Is the chain in good condition?

Is the general condition acceptable?

Is it appropriately stored?

Is the chain break working?

COMMENTS

To be signed by WH&S Officer once Inspection completed and returned
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.