Site Inspection Audit

  • Location

  • Sub-location

  • Inspection Title

  • Date of inspection

  • Inspector

  • Other inspectors

  • Name

  • Other persons involved in inspection

  • Names of other persons

Site Entry

  • Is the signage at the arrival area to the site directing visitors and contractors to the sign in area?

  • Is the signage at the site entry generally legible, in good condition and clean?

  • Is the “Sign in Register” to the site available at the time of the inspection and actively used?

Electrical safety and guarding

  • Select a minimum of 5 items of mains powered electrical equipment. Are items tested, tagged and within date?

  • Of the equipment checked; are all leads without damage? If not, are they tagged out of use?

  • Switchboards marked and clearly visible - Switchboard panels closed/covered and are free from obstructions?

  • Is the electrical equipment in generally good condition and guarding is in place (if required)?

  • Where emergency stop buttons are required, are they easily accessible and no obstructions are present?

Working at Heights and Lifting Operations

  • Is lifting equipment inspected and tagged (chains, slings etc.)? Where any equipment is overdue are they tagged out of use?

  • Where in use, is there evidence of fall protection equipment inspected and tagged and within inspection date e.g. lanyards and harnesses?

  • Is fall prevention/protection available for work done at height?

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Is the PPE signage clearly visible upon entry to the site and work areas?

Housekeeping and storage

  • Are floors and walkways free from obstructions?

  • Are washrooms and lunchrooms clean and tidy?

  • Are floor coverings in good condition?

  • If present: is the grid mesh in good condition and are grid mesh fastenings/clips in place?

  • Are the handrails/guardrails secure and undamaged?

  • Are all confined spaces clearly signposted and entry restricted?

  • Is the storeroom neat and tidy with all items in the correct location?

  • Is the racking/shelving system in a good general condition e.g. structurally and not bent, deformed or damaged?

  • Is the SWL rating available for the racking system?

  • Is the load uniformly distributed across the shelves?

  • Is appropriate support in place for items or equipment that is stacked on top of each other?

  • Are gas cylinders restrained and secured?

  • Are incompatible gases stored separately?

  • Do drums have chocks & are they secured against unplanned movement?

  • Are heavy bulky items stored at or near ground level (not up high)?

  • Are safety signs visible, clean and undamaged? (e.g. extinguishers, chemicals, PPE, warning, etc)


  • Are emergency eye wash facilities and/or emergency showers available?

  • Are the site emergency contacts current and displayed?

  • Are emergency floor plans displayed?

  • Is there a list of first aid officers and fire wardens on display?

  • Are fire extinguishers in place around the site and have current inspection tags? Check a selection of extinguishers. Do extinguishers have a tag that shows they have been checked in the last 6 months?

  • Is access to the emergency equipment emergency doors and exit signs clear from obstructions?

  • Are first aid cabinets clearly labelled and stocked and maintained?

Hazardous Materials and Chemicals Storage and Management

  • Are hazardous substances appropriately stored, labelled and sign posted?

  • Where bunds are in place, are they suitable to hold spills, free from cracks and empty?

  • Are IBC's or large containers stored on, or within a bund?

  • Are decanted chemicals labelled with the name of substance and PPE required to use it?

  • Are gas bottles properly & securely stored in a ventilated space?

  • Is the Chemalert system in use at the site - SDS available for bulk chemicals?

  • Are there SDS for all hazardous chemicals on-site and are they also available to emergency services?

  • Any Actions fro the inspection

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  • Inspector signature

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