• Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Health And Safety Systems

  • Is the OH & S policy available to staff?

  • Are the emergency procedures available?

  • Are the MSDS available?

  • Is the Site Safety plan available?


  • Are the work areas free from rubbish and obstruction?

  • Is there a clear access and egress in the workplace?

  • Is the site free from slip/trip hazards?

  • Are all the hatches closed?

  • Is the lighting adequate?


  • Are there any broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • Are there any frayed or defective leads?

  • Are all leads inspected and tagged?

  • Date of leads inspection

  • Are any leads strained?

  • Are there any cable trip hazards?

  • Are the start/stop switches clearly identified?

  • Is there a fire extinguisher for electrical fires?

Hazardous Substances

  • Is a chemical register developed?

  • Are chemicals stored appropriately?

  • Are containers labeled appropriately?

  • Is there an adequate ventilation system?

  • Is PPE available and being used?

  • Is soap/ hand cleaning materials available?

  • Are there waste disposal procedures in place?

  • Are chemical handling procedures followed?

  • Is a first aid kit available?

Prevention Of Falls

  • Are confined spaces signposted and locked off?

  • Are safe work procedures in place?

Stairs Steps and Landings

  • Are any steps worn or broken?

  • Are handrails in good repair?

  • Are the areas clear of obstructions?

  • Is there adequate lighting?

  • Is there emergency lighting?

  • Are all non- slip treatments in good order?

  • Are the kick plates in position?

  • Are the areas clear of spills and debris?


  • Are employees provided with PPE?

  • Is it being worn?

  • Is sunscreen available?

  • Is aero guard available?

  • Are the employees wearing non-slip footware?

  • Does the footware have a toecap?

  • Are the employees wearing high viz?

  • Are the employees wearing a wide brimmed hat?

Manual Handling

  • Are SWMS in place for manual handling?

  • Was a risk assessment for manual handling performed?

  • Are manual handling controls implemented?

Workplace Ergonomics

  • Is the workstation and seating design acceptable?

  • Have ergonomic factors been considered in work layout and task design?

  • Has use of excessive force and repetitive movements been minimized?

  • Has appropriate training been provided?

Material Handling and Storage

  • Are the stacks stable?

  • Is there sufficient space to move items?

  • Is material stored in racks or bins?

  • Are shelves free of rubbish?

  • Is there clear access around stacks and racks?

  • Are heavier items stored lower?

  • Are the drums in a satisfactory condition?

  • Is there any danger of falling objects?

  • Are there any sharp edges?

  • Is there a safe means of accessing high shelves?

  • Is a bundling and containment system in place and operational?

Confined Spaces

  • Is a risk assessment undertaken?

  • Is there a communication and rescue plan in place?

  • Is the safety equipment in good working order?

  • Calibration of gas detector due

  • Battery power

  • Are all employees trained?

  • Is a confined space permit used?

  • Are all confined spaces identified and sign posted?

Traffic Control

  • Is the loading and unloading SWMS available?

  • Are the correct procedures being followed?

  • Is the signage appropriate for the SWMS?

  • Are all staff qualified traffic controllers?

  • Is high visibility clothing worn?

Public Protection

  • Are all the appropriate barricades, fencing, gantry secure and in place?

  • Are all the signage in place?

  • Is the lighting suitable for public access?

  • Are the footpaths clean and free from debris?

  • Is site access controlled?

  • Are traffic control procedures in place?

  • Are public complaints actioned?


  • Are the washrooms clean?

  • Are the toilets clean?

  • Are the lockers clean?

  • Are the meal rooms clean?

  • Are rubbish bins available?

  • Is drinking water available?

First Aid

  • Are procedures documented and issued?

  • Are crew qualified in 1st aid?

  • Does the first aid kit meet stock requirements?

  • Date of last stock check


  • Is there adequate lighting that is free from glare?

  • Is the lighting clean and efficient?

  • Are the windows clean?

  • Are all lights operable and not flickering?

Fire control

  • Are the extinguishers in place?

  • Date of service?

  • Appropriate signage of extinguishers?

  • Are extinguishers appropriate for hazards?

  • Are exit paths clear of obstructions?

  • Are emergency communication mediums established?

  • Are emergency telephone numbers available?

  • Is the no smoking laws observed?

  • Are flammable liquid storage procedures followed?

  • Are emergency procedures in place?

  • Are the alarms working?

  • Are personnel trained in use of fire fighting equipment?


  • Are life jackets accessible?

  • How many life jackets on board?

  • Date of last life jacket count

  • Date of last dinghy drill

Person overboard

  • Are lifebouys accessible and rope attached?

  • How many life bouys on board?


Corrective Action Requests

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