Write Up Areas

Physical State

  • Space per occupant

  • Room layout

  • Ventilation

  • Heating

  • Lighting

  • Noise

  • Flooring

  • Shelving/Storage

  • Decoration

  • Workstation(s)


  • Floors/aisles/exits clear?

  • Cupboards

  • Shelving

  • Waste removal



  • Portable Appliance Testing carried out?

  • Amount of equipment tested?

  • Failed/untested equipment in use?

  • Trailing cables on floor causing trip risk?

  • Extension cables in use?

  • Cables too long/overloaded?

  • Office equipment e.g. shredders, copiers, laminators present?

  • Equipment correctly located & regularly maintained?

  • All users trained in correct use of equipment?

  • Are there any other comments


  • Excessive amounts of combustible material present?

  • Supplementary heating in use?

  • Type of heater

  • Heater in a suitable location?


  • Occupants informed of risk control measures identified in Office Risk Assessment?

  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessment carried out for each user?

  • All filing cabinets have an anti-tilt mechanism?

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Any other issues not listed above:

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