Safety Notice Board

Safety notice board up to date with the latest information ?

Monthly Action Plan updated

Is the current certificate of registration for pharmacy available?


Are floors free of obstruction or tripping hazards?

Are carpets intact?

Emergency Equipment & Planning

Emergency lighting in place and regularly tested?

Firefighting equipment tested every 6 months and tag punched?

Self closing devices on fire doors work properly?

Emergency evacuation floor plan posted in the vicinity?


Power cords in a good state of repair? (No frayed or damaged leads)

No damaged plugs?

No electrical or telephone cords crossing walkways or pose a tripping hazards?

Electrical wiring properly concealed?

Ventilation in offices sufficient?

Are ventilation ducts secure? (do visual inspection)

Storage of Medicinal Products

Are all codeine containing non-prescription medicines and other schedule 5 controlled drugs
stored in the dispensary?

Is the pharmacy fridge clean and is food stored in a separate fridge?

Is the fridge serviced annually?

Controlled Drugs (CD) Register

Does the pharmacy have a Controlled Drugs register?

Do the quantities of CDs recorded in the register match the quantities located in the CD safe?

Is there a lockable safe for the storage of medicines (schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs) in place
in the dispensary?

Additional comments or concerns

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.