Means of Egress

  • Entry and exit doors clearly marked and visible

  • Doors can be opened from inside by way of push down lever?

  • External lock mechanism working and in good order?


  • Are internal walkways and exit paths clear of obstructions?

  • Are items stored correctly and securely?

Steps, Stairs and Landings

  • Are step treads in good condition, including non slip treatments?

  • Are handrails in good condition?

  • Are steps clear of obstructions?


  • Are all work areas, walkways and stairs well lit?

  • Are all lights working?


  • Are all power points, light switches and fittings placed safely and free from defects

  • Are isolating switches clearly labelled and readily accessible?

  • Are switchboards readily accessible, clearly labeled and lockable?

  • Have Residual Current Devices been fitted to all circuits?

  • Are all electrical cables either on trays, care arises, or fastened to the structure?

  • Are any data cables either on trays, catenaries, or fastened to the structure?


  • Are machine guards in place on all operational equipment. Ensure guards are securely fixed and cannot be altered or removed without tool or key.

  • Are all belts, pulleys and other rotating parts properly guarded?

  • Are emergency shop buttons clearly marked and operational.

  • Are filters in place and fitted correctly?

  • Are all connections tight and closed?

  • Is the machinery free of leaks ?

  • Are all assets identified by way of bar codes or asset tags ?

Pipe Work

  • Are all pipes in good visual condition?

  • Is pipework and flanged joints free of leaks ?

  • Is all pipe work labelled of colour coded?

  • Is lagging in good condition (note for asbestos)

Asbestos Register

  • Was the Asbestos Register checked before undertaking the audit ?

  • Does the Asbestos Register accurately reflect the real condition ?

  • Are there labels on items that contain asbestos ?

Work Areas

  • Is the plant-room in a clean condition ?

  • Is there sufficient space around all plant?

  • Is plant and equipment kept clean and free from obstructions?

  • Is the ventilation of the area adequate?

  • Have necessary steps been taken to reduce noise levels (baffles, mufflers, plant isolation)

  • Are drop offs protected by rails?

  • Is the area free from trip hazards?

Emergency Requirements

  • Is emergency signage in place?

  • Are appropriate fire extinguishers in place and serviced?

Sign off

Sign Off Section

  • Tick the box if this report contains evidence of all relevant items and tasks.

  • Select the name of the person signing off this audit and then select "Sign"

  • if Other Person, then enter name is space below and then select "Sign"

  • Add signature

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