Pre Inspection

  • Please provide a brief description of the site e.g. number of staff, buildings, other infrastructure, cages

  • Has there been a previous environmental audit or inspection carried out on this site?

  • Have any actions or observations been closed out where applicable?

  • Is the latest Environmental Policy on display on the notice board?

  • Are all staff aware of the EMS and have they signed the awareness booklet?

Permits And Authorisations

  • Are staff aware of environmental consents and how to access them?

  • Can you confirm that there are no outstanding complaints/breaches/CAPA at the site? Please provide details below.

  • Can you confirm that there have been no recent environmental incidents e.g. spills/escapes?

  • Are staff aware of which SOPs relate to environmental protection?

Site Housekeeping

  • Does the site appear clean and well organized?

  • Does the site have drainage? Provide details of where the site drains to?

  • Is there evidence of staff undertaking emergency drill training? E.g (fire, spillage etc)

  • Are utility meter readings kept ? (Electricity, water, gas etc)

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Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste and materials management

  • Is the site asbestos free?

  • Is there evidence of recycling on site? (please provide photographic evidence)

  • Is waste segregated by type?

  • Are all waste materials stored securely?

  • Are waste duty-of-care records stored on site appropriately? (2 years standard, 3 years for special waste) (please show evidence of records)

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  • Is COSHH data available?

  • Is there a spill kit close to areas where, chemicals, like and fuels are stored?

  • Are spill kits available, dry, complete and stored appropriately?

Local environment

  • Can you confirm that the site has had no complaints from local residents or neighbours?

  • Have the complaints or concerns (if any) been resolved and recorded?

Oils/Chemicals/ COSHH Storage

  • Are all oils stored correctly?

  • Are all chemicals stored correctly?

  • Are all COSHH items stored correctly in a locked area?

Ecology

  • Is the site and surrounding area free of invasive species?

  • Is there evidence of pest e.g. rodent issues?

Other

  • Is the auditor happy that there are no obvious Health and Safety or Technical issues to raise?

  • Please summarize the number of OFI and non-compliance/breaches observed

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  • Positive observations

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  • Many thanks for your hospitality and time on project today.
    Your internal Audit report will be forwarded to you in due course.

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