Departure Lounge Seating and Gates

Area Specific Observation

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Are there any loose cables around the gate desks?

Is the mesh roof free from any visible signs of damage?

Fire Safety

Are fire extinguishers in place and in date?

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (Check for paper and dust build up under gate desks)

Is the area free from excessive storage of combustible material?

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date? (FIDS, audit a gate desk at random to check any labels on equipment)

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the lighting working?

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Has all unnecessary equipment been turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Are recycling facilities readily available?

Ground Floor Toilets

Area Specific Observations

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Is the area free from leaking pipes or overflowing toilets/sinks?

Equipment Safety

Is all safety and advisory signage in good condition?

Are all hand dryers working?

Fire Safety

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Are all ceiling tiles in place and undamaged?

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date?

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Are tops of cabinets, cupboards free from heavy and bulky items?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the lighting working?

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Has all unnecessary equipment been turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Are recycling facilities readily available?

Mezz Floor

Area Specific Observations

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Are all metal strips on the edge of each step firmly fixed in place? (Look for signs of lifting and potential trip hazards?

Fire Safety

Are fire extinguishers in place and in date?

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date?

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the lighting working? (Check the strip lighting under the wall)

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Has all unnecessary equipment been turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Are recycling facilities readily available?

Evacuation Stands 1 and 6

Evacuation Cupboard Stand 1

Is all the contents of the evacuation cupboard present?

Evacuation Cupboard Stand 6

Is all the contents of the evacuation cupboard present?

First Aid Kit Central Search Office

First aid kit in place and contents correct?

Have missing items been ordered?

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.