Cold Room

  • Monthly cleaning is carried out and recorded

  • Room kept clear of litter, carton boxes, liquid nitrogen and compressed gas tanks

  • Lights in good working order

  • Mop and floor wipes accounted for

  • Control panel status (temperature readings ok, refrigerant systems switched on, no fault lights/alarms)

Dark Room

  • Fixer, developer and wash chambers in film processor in good condition

  • Fixer and developer in auto-mixer tanks in good condition (level and color)

  • Drain pipe flow in good condition (free of kinks and no detachments)

  • At least 1 set of fixer and developer stored in cabinet

  • Lights in good working order (normal and film-sensitive lights)

  • Usage log book checked and verified

  • Room is clean and kept clear of litter

  • Empty fixer and developer bottles removed

Freezer Room

  • Temperature is adequate

  • Lights in good working order

  • Aisles and doorways free of obstructions and permits visibility and movement

Common Areas

  • Aisles and doorways free of obstructions and permits visibility and movement

  • Unassigned space is not occupied

  • No major changes to placement of user's equipment (e.g. new/movement of equipment)

  • No storage of suspicious laboratory items outside the lab area

RO Plant Room

  • Room is clean and kept clear of litter/leaks

  • No error messages/alarms/warning lights on system control panel

  • Pre-filter in good condition

  • Reserve tank level is sufficient

  • Booster pump pressure reading within normal range

  • PUB water tank level is sufficient


  • Glasswasher chamber condition/cleanliness

  • Autoclave chamber condition/cleanliness

  • Autoclave blue gasket is fitted properly

  • Autoclave usage log sheet is sufficient

  • Pressure reading gauge zero (when temperature is below 100°C)

  • No misuse of autoclave (e.g. spill, cross usage of waste and clean autoclaving without official labeling)

  • Corrosive and flammable safety cabinets in good condition (no rust/corrosion)

  • No items resting on base plate of drying oven

  • No inappropriate usage of drying oven (as incubator/storage of unclean items)

  • Temperature reading of drying oven is below 100°C

  • Fume hood airflow is present

  • Fume hood sash down when not in use

  • No error messages/alarms/malfunctions on equipment control panel

  • Ladder properly secured and accounted for

  • Emergency shower test kit accounted for

  • Emergency shower test kit accounted for

  • Equipment parts and accessories accounted for

Emergency Response Equipment

  • Emergency eyewash and shower checked and recorded accordingly

  • Access to emergency response equipment is clear of obstruction

  • Fire extinguishers mounted, accessible, free of obstruction

  • Firemen access point not obstructed

Gas Detection System

  • Alarm/fault indicator not lighted up


  • Additional recommendation

  • Attachment (if any)

  • Full Name & Signature of Inspector

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