Site compliance Audit

Reason for Audit

Brief Description of Work

Technical Ability to perform witnessed activity



General knowledge about asbestos types, materials and associated health effects



Knowledge of company related quality procedures, activities and associated H&S legislation



Maintenance of equipment used for work, including PPE and RPE



Ability / Attitude to represent company i.e turn out, communication, time keeping, approach to work



Audit satisfactory

Approval Granted

Action to close out

Has the Auditee accepted the findings raised during the audit and agreed to the corrective actions

pre - start Health & Safety Assessment

Is the Plan of work including the risk assessment (RA) on site

Scope of work reviewed?

Has the Plan of work (POW) been thoroughly planed by the PM?

Is the scope of work fit for purpose?

Before start, all limitations accepted and understood, does the surveyor fully understand what they are doing?

Risk assessment completed and signed on arrival?

Is the POW being used over several days / several sites; if so, relevance of RA and limitations

Are all significant risks identified with suitable controls detailed within HSP 01?

Are there any high risk activities? i. e. Work @ height, work in confined spaces. If so are they properly planned and are they being conducted in accordance with method statement?

Has the on site analyst / Surveyor completed all necessary pre - start inspections of equipment and all labelled correctly?

Ladder No:

Photograph of ladder / Ladders if required

Ladder date:

Mask number:

Photograph of mask / Masks if required

Mask paperwork Checked

Tool box checked

Photograph of tools / tool box if required

Does the analyst / Surveyor have all necessary PPE / RPE and is it being used correctly?

Are safe access/egress routes available and are they free from trip and fall hazards?

If not; is the on site analyst / Surveyor reliant on other contractors for safe access? If so, is this safe and sufficient for the task?

Is the on site analyst / Surveyor wearing all company issued uniform?

General knowledge about asbestos, asbestos types, health effects, control limits, RPE and mask APF reviewed?

Bulk Analysis Assessment

Sample Analysed

Analyst Results
Actual Content

Has analyst set up PLM microscope correctly as described in the In- House procedures?

Has analyst passed Ishihara Eye test? If no, clarify situation in comments.

Analyst conversant with the procedures for the safe use of the fume cabinet and its operation?

Dust Cabinet Register completed; Aware of min airflow and daily housekeeping?

Cargille liquids in date?

Aware of company procedure for monthly checks and expiry date and how to record them?

Analysts aware of Emergency Procedures and how to locate them, Including Spill kit?

Analyst conversant with the techniques for preparation of samples for analysis in accordance with HSG 248?

Analyst conversant with “typical” contents/proportions of asbestos in commonly manufactured products?

Is there sufficient preparation equipment available for preparation?

Is the analyst aware of the number of points per sample type and maximum number that can be undertaken within a day before additional quality rechecks are required

Is the analyst aware of the percentage of samples that require re-checking when the maximum number of samples has been exceeded?

Have at least 25 audit bulk samples been analysed to a satisfactory standard, with all six types analysed in last calendar year?

Sample analysis witnessed

Each element of analysis completed correctly with PLM set up correctly for each phase?

Aware of No. of sub samples for negative samples and time to spend for each?

Lab tracker completed correctly and all sections legible?

Analyst questioned on the content of HSG 248 Appendix 2 including all potential problems?

Can the Analyst use paper based forms as well as Lab tracker to record information?

Environmental issues

Is the Analyst / Surveyor aware of the company’s commitment to Its environmental performance?

Is the Analyst / Surveyor aware of the Standard that we operate to (ISO14001)?

Where to find its policies?

Does the analyst car share or use public transport where possible?

Is the analyst disposing of waste on site appropriately?

Where electrical equipment is used is it Turned off when not in use?

If site activities include air monitoring of atmosphere for substance release is the Analyst following company procedures? (i.e. background, leak testing)

Are there any aspects to our work may cause environmental issues?

Does the surveyor / analyst have any suggestions on how Redhills can further reduce its Environmental impact?

Non-Conforming Works Report

List of Non - compliance

Non - compliance

Non - conformance Details

Corrective Action Required

Person Responsible

Timescale / Priority


R / Points
Photograph if required
Signed by Surveyor / Analyst to confirm finding / findings

Audit report notes


Photographs or drawing
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.