• VPP3&6 Housekeeping Inspection - Administration Areas - 5mtr Level

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  • Inspection Team


    The Housekeeping Inspection checklist is an audit tool that is to be used by the site leadership team when conducting an inspection of the workplace.

    1. Housekeeping Inspection checklist shall be completed monthly by various departments.
    2. This inspection should be conducted by two personnel.
    3. Prior to conducting the inspection, review the previous month inspection to see what actions have been undertaken.
    4. On completion of inspection, actions or issues/ concerns, recommendations are to be entered into Mill Issues and completed inspection stored on the site document system. Completed inspections should be reviewed periodically by Department Heads.
    5. This Housekeeping Inspection checklist should be used as a guide and if an item is identified that is not on the checklist, it should be addressed in the notes section for future inclusion.
    6. A Housekeeping Inspection schedule identifies the inspection area each inspection team shall be inspecting month by month.

    Address each question as either yes (compliant) or no (non compliant). If non compliant, enter a comment into the comments section. Areas for improvement should also be noted in the comments section.

Fire Safety & Emergency

  • Emergency exits are clearly marked

  • Emergency exits are free from obstructions

  • Emergency exit signs are illuminated and directions are correct

  • Emergency exit doors open out and without use of key

  • Fire extinguishers are available and tested within last six months

  • Fire reels and hoses are in working order. (Area map show emergency equipment locations)

  • Fire alarm is tested weekly

  • Has there been an emergency drill in the last six months

  • Do emergency services have clear access to the area

Meeting Room

  • Area is clean and tidy

  • There are no slip, trip, fall hazards present

  • All chairs are suitable and in a serviceable condition

  • All cables and leads are in centre of table and can not catch or be pulled on bymistake

  • Safety notice board holds relevant and current information

  • Room lighting is adequate

Administration/ Office Areas

  • Workstations adequate for the task being performed

  • Workstations setup to avoid awkward posture/ positioning

  • Chairs are sturdy and in good order

  • Workstation chairs are adjustable for the user

  • Chairs are stable during access and egress

  • Workstations clear and free of obstructions and hazards

  • Lighting is suitable and sufficient - no screen glare

  • Electrical and other cords are secured and do not cause trip hazards

  • Use of power boards is minimised, not overloaded, no piggy-backing

Kitchen/ Meals Areas/ Lunch Room

  • Lighting and ventilation is sufficient

  • Appliances in good working order

  • Electrical and other cords are secured and do not cause trip hazards

  • Use of power boards are minimised, not overloaded, no piggy-backing

  • Floor area clean, free from obstructions and hazards

  • Fridge, cupboards, food storage areas are clean, no stale/ off food or scraps

  • Benches and tables clean and tidy


  • Wash rooms are clean and tidy

  • All toilets are in working order

  • Floors clean and tidy with no obstructions or slip, trip, fall hazards

  • Doors and windows are in a serviceable condition

  • Sufficient lighting, no dull or blown globes/ tubes


  • Is there sufficient signage in the areas (put yourself in the position of a visitor, contractor or new worker)

  • Safety notice boards are present and display current/ present information

  • Are there recycling bins (paper/ cardboard) available and being used

Additional Comments / Recommendations

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