Safety and Security Installations

Any repairs should be reported immediately to sheltered repairs

Door Entry System

Is it operating correctly by fob, by key and by exit button?

Kitchen Shutters

Are kitchen shutters working satisfactorily?

Internal fixtures & Fittings

Condition of handrails to stairwell and walls where applicable

Carpets & Coverings

Are there repairs required?

Condition of communal corridor & lounge carpets

Are there any missing or damaged stair nosing to stairwells?

Condition of drying room, laundry room, boiler room & all cupboard floors

Fire Extinguishers and Equipment

Are extinguishers and equipment in satisfactory condition?

Last service date
Fire Door Closers and Holdbacks

Are the fire doors closing properly?

Are doors and seals in good condition?


Are magnets holding doors back?

Fire Safety Signs

Are signs legible and in the correct locations on the ground floor?

Are signs legible and in the correct locations on the first floor?

Fire Escape Routes and Fire Exits

Are all fire escape routes (communal corridors) clear?

Are all fire exit doors clear and operating correctly?

Communal Lifts & Platforms

Is the communal lift operating safely?

Is the communal platform lift operating safely?

Contractor last inspected on?
Communal kitchen equipment

Are the appliances in a safe condition?

Are the kitchen units in a good condition?

Are the work tops free from damage?

Is communal sink plug attached

Are the taps free from lime scale ?

Communal laundry equipment

Are the washing machines operating correctly?

Are the tumble dryers operating correctly?

Communal Ground floor bathrooms & wc’s

Are the grab rails in good condition & securely fixed?

Is the sanitary wear securely fixed and free from cracks?

Are wash hand basin and bath plugs attached?

Are the taps and shower head free from lime scale?

Are any of the taps dripping?

Is the wall tiling secure & clean?

Is the flooring free from stains, air bubbles and securely adhered to walls?

Communal First floor bathrooms & wc’s

Are the grab rails in good condition & securely fixed?

Is the sanitary wear securely fixed and free from cracks?

Are wash hand basin and bath plugs attached?

Are the taps and shower head free from lime scale?

Are any of the taps dripping?

Is the wall tiling secure & clean?

Is the flooring free from stains, air bubbles and securely adhered to walls?

Waste removal

Are the bin chutes free from blockages?

Are the metal handles free from damage?

Are the bin stores clear of non standard refuse, such as electrical goods, fridge, mattresses etc?

External lights

Are all external lights working?

Location of external lights out

Are external sheds, bin store lights working?

Steps & Handrails

Condition of external handrails

Condition of external handrails

Exterior of building

Are there any missing roof tiles or any visible issues to lead valleys?

Do the external window frames/glass have any visible issues?

Have the gutters, downpipes or gully’s have any visible blockages?

Is there any damage to manhole covers & frames?

Are external paths, pavings & patio’s free from cracks and trip hazards?

Is the car park free from potholes and cracks?

Are pathways free from moss (needs to be reported to grounds maintenance) ?

Are external gates stable and secure?

Is the fencing surrounding the accommodation in good condition?

Are sockets in sector sheds in good condition?

Are the drying areas free from trip hazards and are rotary dryers in a workable condition?

Are sheds & outbuildings secure?

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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.