1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • 1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

  • 2.1 - Ask one key employee - are they trained on their responsibilities in the event of a fire?

  • 2.2 - Ask three employees - do they know what to do if there is a fire? Do they know where the facility diagram is posted?

  • 2.3 - Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

  • 2.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

  • 2.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

  • 2.6 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • 2.7 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • 2.8 - Exits clear of obstructions?

  • 2.9 - Has the facility conducted a fire drill within the past year?

3.0 - General Lighting

  • 3.1 - Good natural lighting?

  • 3.2 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • 3.3 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

4.0 - Building Safety

  • 4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • 4.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear?

  • 4.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

  • 4.4 - Are tornado shelters clearly identified?

  • 4.5 - Stair and risers kept clear?

  • 4.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

  • 4.7 - Are railings in good condition?

  • 4.8 - Are confined spaces clearly labelled?

  • 4.9 - Are necessary PPE signs posted?

5.0 - Work Benches

  • 5.1 - Clear of rubbish?

  • 5.2 - Tools not in use kept in place?

  • 5.3 - No damaged hand tools in use?

  • 5.4 - No damaged power tools in use?

  • 5.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?

  • 5.6 - No sharp edges?

6.0 - Rubbish Removal

  • 6.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

  • 6.2 - Bins emptied regularly?

  • 6.3 - Oily rags and combustible refuse in covered metal containers?

7.0 - Storage Design and Use

  • 7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

  • 7.2 - Is there an 18" clearance between any material or stack and the nearest sprinkler head?

  • 7.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?

  • 7.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?

  • 7.5 - Are items stacked on the racks not sticking out too far, neat, and in good order?

8.0 - Machines

  • 8.1 - Are they kept clean?

  • 8.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept clean?

  • 8.3 - Guards in good condition?

  • 8.4 - Starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator?

  • 8.5 - If two-hand controls are used, are anti- tie downs incorporated and are controls fixed at the appropriate safe distance?

  • 8.6 - Drip pans on floor to prevent spillage?

  • 8.7 - Adequate work space?

  • 8.8 - Is lighting adequate?

  • 8.9 - Noise levels controlled?

  • 8.10 - No bending or stooping required?

  • 8.11 -Are foot operated controls guarded or arranged to prevent accidental machine tripping by employees or falling objects?

  • 8.12 - Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines?

  • 8.13 - Are all emergency stop buttons colored red?

  • 8.14 - Do operators comply with the training?

  • 8.15 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?

  • 8.16 - Are gas cylinders secured?

9.0 - Electrical Safety

  • 9.1 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?

  • 9.2 - Are all electric panels closed, labelled, with clear access?

  • 9.3 - No double adapters in use?

  • 9.4 - Portable power tools in good condition?

  • 9.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • 9.6 - No power leads across walkways?

  • 9.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?

  • 9.8 - No strained leads?

10.0 - Chemical Safety

  • 10.1 - Is the Hazardous Chemical Inventory maintained and up to date?

  • 10.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

  • 10.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

  • 10.4 - All containers labelled correctly?

  • 10.5 - Unused substances disposed of?

  • 10.6 - Ask three employees - do they know where the SDS book is kept? What information can be found on a SDS?

  • 10.7 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • 10.8 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

  • 10.9 - Are pipes labelled adequately?

  • 10.10 - Are all unused gas cylinders chained and stored properly?

  • 10.11 - Do all gas cylinders not in use have cap securely in place?

11.0 Ladders

  • 11.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

  • 11.2 - Are ladders in good condition?

  • 11.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)

  • 11.4 - Used according to instructions?

  • 11.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

  • 12.1 - Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

  • 12.2 - Are contents regularly checked?

  • 12.3 - No contents past their expiration date?

  • 12.4 - Cabinets clearly labelled?

  • 12.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets?

  • 12.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • 12.7 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

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14.0 - Powered Industrial Trucks

  • 14.1 - Are daily inspections being documented and turned in?

  • 14.2 - Are all drivers licensed by Center?

  • 14.3 - Are the drivers driving at a safe speed and following safe driving procedures?

  • 14.4- Are the trailer tires chocked in at least two spots?

15.0 -

16.0 Ergonomics

17.0 Personal Protective Equipment Audit

  • 17.1 - Are all employees wearing steel toed shoes?

  • 17.2 - Are all employees wearing hearing protection?

  • 17.3 - Are all employees wearing ANSI approved safety glasses with side shields?

  • 17.4 - Are all employees performing grinding operations wearing face shields?

Sign Off

  • On site representative

  • Auditor's signature

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