External buildings and gardens

Driveway and paths in good condition, no trip hazards

Door handles and locks in good working order

Waste bins secure and tidy

Gutters and downspout clear?


Gardens, no weeds, pruned, paths free from plants and overhanging trees

Seating and tables

Washing line safe and in good condition

Boundary fences safe, secure

Playground equipment secure, stable and in good condition

Overhead structures safe and secure

External Blinds - Functioning

General Shared Areas

Internal doors, hinges and locks in working order

Window coverings in working order

Windows, in working order (locks if applicable)

Flooring, clear of hazards

Paint in good conditions (no chips, marking or discoloration)

Stair treads in good condition

Lighting and switches

Electrical power points (cracked, broken, charrin)

Electrical equipment tested

Furniture safe and undamaged

Walls free of penetrations, holes, or cracks

Handrails present, safe and secure

Evidence of pests


Condition of faucets

Condition of Kitchen cabinets and work surfaces

Fridge and seals condition

Drains (floor and sink)




Hot water temperature

Rangehood and vents


Toilet & seats

Sinks, tubs, showers

Faucets, shower heads

Water temperature in each bathroom

Every second month cleanout fans and check venting


Electrical equipment (tested and tagged)

Floor/area free from water

Washing machine

Hot water temperature

Every second month cleanout dryer venting


Access and paths are clear and even

Emergency flashlights plugged in; charged- test to confirm working order

Smoke/CO detector

First aid kits (visable, Residence staff responsible for contents)

Fire extinguishers (hung, charged, tagged)

Emergency generator

Furnace & Mechanical rooms

Furnace (filter clean, general operation)

Built in vacuum

Electrical panel (access, general condition)


Inspect Attic

Attic free of pests?

Are there any visible hazards?

Other comments

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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.