Audit

Person carrying out inspection
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1.0 - Previous inspection

1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.2 - Are there outstanding actions from previous reports?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

2.1 - Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

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

2.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check previous service date)

2.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

2.6 - Extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height & base not lower that 100 mm?

2.7 - Are extinguisher notices in place and correct for the extinguisher?

2.8 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

2.9 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

2.10 - Exits clear of obstructions?

2.11 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly?

3.0 - Health and safety notice boards

3.1 - Health and safety law poster displayed?

3.2 - Are safety alerts displayed and up To date?

3.4 - Is the employers Liability insurance certificate displayed?

4.0 - Environmental notice board

4.1 - Is there an updated site map displayed?

4.2 - Have ENV Policy, behaviours and guidance notes been displayed?

4.3 - Has the Oil spill flow chart been displayed?

4.4 - Is there a ENV plan displayed and in date?

5.0 - General Lighting

5.1 - Good natural lighting?

5.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

5.3 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?

5.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

6.0 - Building Safety

6.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

6.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear?

6.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

6.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

6.5 - Stair and risers kept clear?

6.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

6.7 - Are railings in good condition?

6.8 - Are fall preventive measures in place and used where gaps occur in railings?

6.9 - Are footpaths in good condition?

6.10 - Furniture in sound condition?

6.11 - Loading area clean and tidy?

6.12 - Are all the doors working correctly and in good condition?

6.13 - Are the gates working and in good condition?

6.14 - Are there keys in the lock box for out of hours sub-station access?

7.0 - Work Benches

7.1 - Clear of rubbish?

7.2 - Tools not in use kept in place?

7.3 - No damaged hand tools in use?

7.4 - No damaged power tools in use?

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

7.6 - No sharp edges?

8.0 - Rubbish Removal

8.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

8.2 - Bins emptied regularly?

8.3 - Oily rags and combustible refuse in covered metal containers?

9.0 - Storage Design and Use

9.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

9.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

9.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish?

9.4 - General condition of racks and pallets?

10.0 - Work order cards and associated documentation?

10.1 - Have work order cards been fully completed correctly?

10.2 - Dose the work order card correspond with RAMS

10.3 - Are the stored in the correct location?

11.0 - Electrical Safety

11.1 - Safety switches installed?

11.2 - Is all electrical equipment within its PAT testing dates?

11.3 - No double adapters in use?

11.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

11.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

11.6 - No power leads across walkways?

11.7 - No frayed or damaged leads?

11.8 - No strained leads?

11.9 - Portable power tools in good condition?

11.10 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?

12.0 - Chemical Safety

12.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

12.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

12.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

12.4 - All containers labelled correctly?

12.5 - Unused substances disposed of?

12.6 - Do special storage conditions apply?

12.7 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?

12.8 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

12.9 - If required is PPE available?

12.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

12.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

13.0 - First Aid Facilities

13.1 - Are first aid kits available?

13.2 - Are contents regularly checked?

13.3 - No contents past their expiry date?

13.4 - First aid kits clearly labelled?

13.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets?

13.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

13.7 - Are first aid officers accessible?

13.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

14.0 - Office Hazards

14.1 - Condition of filing cabinets?

14.2 - Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

14.3 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

14.4 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

14.5 - Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?

14.6 - Tasks designed to prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome? (Breaks included.)

14.7 - Air conditioning systems regularly maintained?

14.8 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?

15.0 - Vehicle Condition

15.1 - Schedule maintenance performed?

15.2 - Condition of tyres?

15.3 - Brake performance?

15.4 - Lights? (Check operation of brake, indicator and reversing lights)

15.5 - Condition of drivers seat?

15.6 - Condition of other seats?

15.7 - First aid kit supplied and adequate?

15.8 - Storage provisions?

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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.