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  • Client / Site

  • Location
  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by



  • Inspection area tidy, clean and well organised?

  • Access ways obstructed?

  • Tripping hazards (including floor finishes)?

  • All electrical cleaning equipment tested?

  • All equipment stored under correct conditions?

  • Rubbish disposal area clean and clear?

  • Sharps removal procedure in place?

  • No smoking signs in position?

Working Environment

Working Environment

  • Is it too hot?

  • Is it too cold?

  • Is there adequate ventilation?

  • Is the lighting level adequate?

  • Is the environment dusty?

  • Health and Safety notice displayed?

  • Is the work environment noisy?

Kitchen areas

Kitchen Areas

  • Safety notices in place?

  • Cleaning schedule in place?

  • Microwave sticker in place?

  • Spillage procedure in place?

Toilet Facilities

Toilet Facilities

  • Toilet area clean and tidy?

  • Adequate soap?

  • Hand towels/drying facilities in place and working?

  • Adequate toilet paper?

  • Sanitary disposal in place?

  • Sanitary vending in place?

  • Walls and surfaces clean?



  • All guards in place?

  • Kept clean of rubbish?

  • Emergency stop buttons fitted?

  • Safety warning notices in place?

  • Risk assessment in place?

Lockout Tagout

Lockout Tagout

  • LOTO equipment is available and used when required in area?

  • Is appropriate signage in place to demonstrate isolation points for equipment?

  • Can workers demonstrate an accurate understanding of LOTO?

  • Are all E-stops labelled and functioning?

Mobile Plant and Equipment

Mobile Plant and Equipment

  • Are Daily pre-start inspections/checklists available and completed?

  • Are operators trained and appropriately licensed?

  • Are warning lights & reversing alarms operational on the equipment?

  • Are battery charging stations positioned in an appropriate location (eg. PPE in place, well ventilated, charger leads tidy)?

  • Is there a fault reporting/rectification system used?

Lifting Equipment

Lifting Equipment

  • Is all lifting equipment recorded on a site lifting register?

  • Is the working load limit recorded on all lifting equipment?

  • Is there a current inspection tag displayed on all lifting equipment?

  • Is the lifting equipment stored appropriately?

  • Is all lifting equipment inspected prior to use by a competent person?

  • Are all slings adequately protected when being used?

  • Is there any signs or indications of lifting equipment being used inappropriately?

  • Are people using lifting equipment certified, trained and competent to do so?

  • Is the correct PPE being utilised when lifting equipment is used?

Pressure Testing

Pressure Testing

  • Are all operatives suitably trained? (City & Guilds: Pressure Testing for Technicians an ECITB: Hydraulically Torque Bolted Connection Techniques)

  • Have permit to tests been completed? (Hydro Test, Gas Leak Flowmeter, Hyperbaric, Gas Leak Test - Instrument Pipework)

  • Have daily check sheets been completed each day the test bay and assembly areas have been in use? (Checks cover overhead cranes, lifting equipment, test bay equipment, COSHH and housekeeping)

  • Are risk assessments completed and reviewed within the last 12 months?

  • Is all test bay equipment maintained and calibrated as per OEM's recommendations?



  • Are welder daily check sheets completed?

  • Is the he HAV's grinding log maintained?

  • Is all welding equipment, hoses, torch, etc in good condition?

  • Is the welding rig equipped with flashback arrestor and crimped connectiors? (not jubilee clips)

  • Are all welding areas separated from flammable atmospheric areas and materials?

Ladders/step ladders

Ladders/Step Ladders

  • Procedure for inspection/records?

  • Equipment in good condition?

  • Company I.D./marking?

  • Procedure for erection?



  • Is all portable equipment tested and labeled?

  • Leads undamaged?

  • Trailing leads?

  • Sockets overloaded?

Material storage

Material Storage

  • Correctly stored?

  • Shelving overloaded/stacked incorrectly?

  • Shelving in good condition?

  • Suitable access to high level storage?

COSHH (control of substances hazardous to health)


  • COSHH assessments in place?

  • Exposure adequately controlled?

  • Data sheet information available?

  • Spillage procedure in place?

  • Correctly stored?

  • Correctly disposed of?

  • Disposal of hazardous waste in place?

  • Flammable liquids correctly stored/signed?

Waste Segregation and Disposal

Waste Segregation and Disposal

  • Are wastes recycled or segregated as far as possible to reduce the amount of general waste produced?

  • Is waste removed by licensed carriers?

  • Have waste transfer notes been retained?

  • Is metal waste recorded and the disposal and weighing process witnessed?

First Aid

First Aid

  • Name of appointed person displayed and dated?

  • Telephone number for appointed person displayed?

  • Emergency telephone number displayed?

  • Accident reporting procedure in place?

Fire Precautions

Fire Precaution

  • Routes clear of obstructions?

  • Fire doors easily opened in the direction of travel?

  • Fire doors in good condition, free from damage?

  • Fire doors propped open?

  • Fire door signs fitted both sides?

  • Emergency lighting adequate?

  • Evacuation routes clearly signed?

  • Extinguishers in place?

  • Extinguishers in date?

  • Correct type?

  • Identification label in place?

  • Hose reels in test?

  • Smoke/heat detectors checked?

Fire instructions

Fire Instructions

  • Posted up?

  • Free from damage?

  • Current and up to date?

  • Weekly test undertaken?

  • Annual evacuation undertaken?

  • Evacuation chairs in place?

  • Fire risk assessment completed?

PPE (personal protective equipment)


  • Correct type for hazard identified?

  • Good condition?

  • Correctly stored?

Eyewash Bottles/Cylinders

Eyewash Bottles/Cylinders

  • Full?

  • In date?

  • Correctly stored/fixed?

  • Correct pressure?

Outside areas

Outside Areas

  • Are clear traffic control procedures in place to prevent harm to visitors/external contractors?

  • Is there signage present to highlight permitted entry point to the site?

  • Roadways in good condition?

  • Pavements in good condition?

  • Access ramps in place?

  • Steps clear of obstructions and clean?

  • Hand rails in good condition?

  • All lights working?

  • All notices in place?



  • Recommendations

  • Full Name and Signature of the Inspector

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