1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?
1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?
2.1 - Emergency procedures and plan prominently displayed?
2.2 - Emergency exits points clearly marked?
2.3 - Are fire Extinguishers in place and visible, easy to access and clearly marked for type of fire?
2.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)
2.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?
3 .1 - Are the names and locations of the First Aid Officer(s) clearly displayed and up to date?
3.2 - Is the First Aid kit accessible and serviced regularly (check date)?
3.3 - Are employees aware of how to report an incident? Eg guidelines and forms are available?
3.4 - Are the contents of the First Aid kit up to date and stocked as per the list of items with the kit?
4.1 - Can natural lighting be controlled with blinds or other means?
4.2 - Is ventilation/airflow adequate?
4.3 - Is the office temperature controlled?
4.4 - Are there unpleasant or irritating smells?
4.5 - The working environment is free of distracting or loud noise (either internal or external)?
5.1 - Are toilets areas clean and stocked appropriately? Eg toilet paper, soap, paper towels or hand dryers?
Are there water, soap and hand drying facilities available?
5.3 - Are kitchen areas kept clean?
6.1 - Are all plugs, sockets, power boards and cords in working order (ie cords not frayed etc)?
6.2 - Are electrical cords situated/secured to avoid trip hazards?
6.3 - Is the working environment free from double adaptors or "piggy back" plugs?
6.4 - If power boards are in use, do they have surge/overload protection?
6.5 - Is the use of extension cords avoided? Eg no power leads across walkways?
7.1 - Are frequently used items stored between knee and shoulder height?
7.2 - Has manual handling training been provided to employees that are required to undertake tasks involving manual handling?
7.3 - Are heavy items stored at waist height?
8.1 - Is there sufficient space for work duties to be carried out?
8.2 - is there sufficient work space both on and under the desk?
8.3 - Are employees aware of what to do when their workstation is not meeting their needs?
Do the chairs have (a) adjustable features? (b) adequate lumber support? (C) swivel seat? (d) adjustable or removable arm-rests?
8.5 - Are the monitors positioned correctly? (top of the screen is at eye level and one arms length away)
8.6 - Is equipment available (such as document holders, monitor raisers, glare protectors and footrests) when required?
8.7 - Have employees been advised to take short, regular breaks from repetitive actions?
9.1 - Are employees aware of the process when locking up the office?
9.2 - Are employees aware of the process for visitors in staff only areas of Council?