Title Page


  • undefined

  • Conducted on

Conducted on:

  • Select date

Undertaken by:

  • undefined


  • Add location

1. Fire Exits

  • Are fire exits clearly marked and visible?

  • Are approaches unobstructed (both ways), are the steps clearly marked for access, are the steps, stairs, and covering in good order?

  • Are flammable substances clear of exits

  • Are call points visible and clearly labelled?

  • Are doors in good working order, do the selfcloser work correctly?

2. Fire Controls

  • Fire logbook up to date?

  • Weekly fire alarm test is recorded?

  • Emergency lighting testing is recorded and within 6 months of date?

  • Fire Extinguisher inspections recorded and within 12 months of date?

  • Fire drills recorded and within 6 months of test (CPI twice yearly policy)?

  • Are Fire Extinguishers hung in the correct position?

  • Are all they easily accessible?

3. Fire Hazards

  • Are all combustible waste accumulations (paper/rags) inside their proper containers?

  • Is the 'inuse' storage of flammable liquids restricted to the amount used in one day?

  • Are all chemical containers in a good condition?

  • Is all storage in the department essential?

  • Are all portable appliances e.g., radios, fans, kettles, etc authorised?

  • Is the area free from evidence of unauthorised smoking?

  • Electrical Switchgear Clear of Combustibles?

4. Housekeeping

  • Are the gangways and working areas in a clean condition and free from dust?

  • Are the gangways free from slip, trip and fall Hazards?

  • Is the area free from waste?

  • Are all pallets free from damage e.g., nails, splinters, etc?

  • Are all pallets stored at the correct height?

  • Are all the main on/off switches accessible?

5. Chemicals

  • Are all chemicals stored in the proper place?

  • Are lids and screw tops being placed on all chemical containers?

  • Are the Chemical hazard data sheets available for all employees at all times?

  • Are the chemicals used in the process giving off high levels of fumes?

  • Spill kits accessible and contents complete?

6. Personnel

  • Is everybody in the department wearing appropriate clothing and footwear?

  • Is personal protective equipment (PPE) available and being used properly, where it is required and issued?

7. General

  • Is there the correct Safety Signage in the Area, are there any missing or damaged?

  • Is the Lighting adequate in the areas?

  • Guillotine weekly safety checks completed and signed off on the safety sheets?

  • Are the work desks and stations ok for use?

  • Are all the Display Screen Equipment (VDU) set up correctly for use, in all areas?

  • Are all the pallet lifters, pallet trucks and pallet wrapping machines in safe working order and being used correctly?

  • Are steps & ladders in safe working order?

  • Are the heating and ventilation systems working safely and correctly?

  • Are all safety barriers in a good safe condition?

  • First Aid kits accessible and contents complete?

8. Environmental Monitoring

  • Are there high levels of dust inside the department?

  • Are there high levels of dust outside the department?

  • Is there any evidence of chemical spillage or VOCs being discharged inside or outside the department?

  • Are there high levels of noise being emitted, which are above the normal measured areas?

  • Do waste storage areas and waste receptacles show signs of leakage or potential leakage or vandalism?

9. Knife Monitoring

  • Has everyone got a registered knife

  • Are all knives that are not in use or registered been removed from the factory floor

The templates available in our Public Library have been created by our customers and employees to help get you started using SafetyCulture's solutions. The templates are intended to be used as hypothetical examples only and should not be used as a substitute for professional advice. You should seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of a template is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction. You should independently determine whether the template is suitable for your circumstances.