Title Page

  • Document No.

  • Audit Title

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Machinery and equipment

  • Are all machines/ancillary equipment in an efficient working order and in good repair with no temperory repairs

  • Guard checks been completed and all operable and effective

  • All controlled clearly identifiable especially e-stops

  • Machines should have clear access for safe use

  • There should be no build up of waste/flammable materials

  • If machine is being maintained is it correctly isolated and relevant signage displayed

  • Is the area clear any redundant equipment stored on or around the machine that is no longer required

  • Are all FLT charging areas clean and tidy with all PPE in place

  • Are all FLTs in good general condition? (Check daily check sheets are complete and signed


  • Are all fire extinguishers charged and in place,free from obstacles and within date

  • Are all escape routes and fire exits free from obstruction and all fire door operational

  • Are all emergency routes and exits adequately signed and illuminated where necessary


  • Is the PPE provided appropriate for the risk and being worn

  • Is all relevant PPE available and fully stocked


  • There should be a SHE incident form folder fully stocked in each department

  • Are all eye wash & plaster dispensers stocked and in date?

  • Are all walkways clear from obstruction (no work stored in walkways, redundant pallets etc

  • Are all cleaning stations fully stocked


  • Are all portable appliances fitted with in date PAT stickers or are on PAT to do register

  • Is the area clear of any damage to an electrical system/equipment that could be hazardous

  • If any new electrical equipment been introduced (check for conformity CE mark suitability


  • Do the safety signs warn or instruct concerning the nature of the risk? E.G. Type ifPPE required, Hazard Zone

  • Statutory information (HSE posters,insurance certificate etc) displayed on notice boards and should be legible and within date

  • All H&S reps and KPI's should be displayed on the SHE notice boards


  • Is the area clear of evidence of spillage

  • Are all spill kits fully stocked

  • Are all containers identifiable (Contents match label/description) and secure

  • Is the area clear of strong odours or vapours

  • Is the area free from cross contamination of waste bins

  • Are all shut down checklist in place and being used

  • Has there been any change/introduction of plant, process or production necessitating a review of the environmental register

House keeping

  • Are all toilets and washroom in a clean and orderly condition

  • Production/general areas should be free of any build up of waste

  • Is the ventilation and heating adequate to provide a comfortable working environment

  • Is lightning suitable and sufficient

  • Is the canteen and microwaves, fridges etc in it clean and tidy

Manual handling

  • Are all items stored at height a safe weight

  • Are there any obstructions,fixtures or restrictions that prevent correct manual handling

  • Was there any incorrect manual handling observed? Unsatisfactory bodily movement or posture,twisting, stooping,reaching.

Safe working environment/ management /Health and Safety at work act

  • Any changes To process,task or equipment necessitating a review of the RA

  • Are all fixtures,fittings, or buildings in a safe state of repair

  • All racking should be in a good state of repair with no obvious damage

  • No unsafe acts should have been observed during the audit

  • Have the weekly walk the floor inspections being carried out?

  • Any new chemicals introduced to the department should be COSHH assessed and labels checked for correct information

  • Are there any contractors working if so have they been inducted?

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