1.0 - Previous inspection

  • 1.1 - Has the last audit been reviewed?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

  • 2.1 - Are Evacuation plans displayed and understood by all employees?

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

  • 2.3 - Extinguishers serviced within the last 12 Months?

  • 2.5 - Extinguisher positioned at the correct level and clear of obstructions?

  • 2.6 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • 2.7 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • 2.8 - Exits clear of obstructions?

  • 2.9 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly?

3.0 - General Lighting

  • 3.1 - Is lighting adequate? Natural where possible?

  • 3.2 - Are Light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • 3.3 - Are Emergency exit lighting operable?

4.0 - Building Safety

  • 4.1 - Are Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • 4.2 - Are entries/intersections and walkways kept clear?

  • 4.3 - Are Stair and risers kept clear?

  • 4.4 - Are railings in good condition?

  • 4.5 - Is all Furniture in good condition?

5.0 - Work Spaces

  • 5.1 - Are desks clear of rubbish/dishes?

  • 5.2 - No damaged power cables or electrical equipment in use?

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

6.0 - Rubbish Removal

  • 6.1 - Are Bins located at suitable points around office?

  • 6.2 - Are Bins emptied regularly?

  • 6.3 - Is all waste paper stored in recycling bags

7.0 - Stores Area

  • 7.1 - Are materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

  • 7.2 - Is storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

  • 7.3 - Are floors around racking clear of rubbish?

  • 7.4 - Are racks and pallets in good/sound condition?

  • 7.5 -Are items on racking stacked correctly?

  • 7.6 - Are all pins in place to secure racking beams (Check at least 5%)

  • 7.7 - Check at least 2 items of lifting equipment e.g. slings - is there a certificate to show they have been inspected and tested?

  • 7.8 - If overhead crane is in use has the item being lifted been secured correctly e.g. lifting eyes fully inserted prior to lifting

  • 7.9 - Take the name of 2 persons in the stores area, check are they trained in the use of overhead cranes and have they been inducted and have they signed the risk assessments

  • 7.10 - Has all materials been stored in a safe condition

9.0 - Electrical Safety

  • 9.1 - Has all portable appliances been PAT tested and tagged?

  • 9.2 - Are plugs/sockets/switches/leads in good/sound condition?

  • 9.3 - Are power leads tucked in/clear of walkways?

10.0 - Chemical Safety

  • 10.1 - Are Material Safety Data Sheets available for all substances?

  • 10.2 - Are COSHH assessments completed for hazardous substances?

  • 10.3 - Are all containers labelled correctly?

  • 10.5 - If required is PPE available?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

  • 12.1 - Are all contents in date?

  • 12.2 - Are boxes clearly labelled for staff to identify?

  • 12.3 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • 12.4 - Are trained First Aid personnel accessible?

13.0 - Office Hazards

  • 13.1 - Are filing cabinets in good condition?

  • 13.2 - Is furniture (chairs/desks) in good condition?

  • 13.3 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows, lights etc?

  • 13.5 - Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?

  • 13.6 - has safe access and egress been provided?

Sign Off

  • Auditor's signature

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