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
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.