Movement around the building

Are paths, steps and any ramps to and from the building properly maintained to minimise slip and trip risks?

Is lighting suitable and sufficient to allow safe access and exit (including lighting of emergency exits)?

Are floor areas clean, dry and free from slip/trip hazards?

If just cleaned is the correct yellow wet floor sign present?

Are walkways kept clear?

Are stairs and handrails in good condition?

Are all lighting fixtures in work areas and walkways inside and outside working? (No if any bulbs/lamps have blown or not working)

General Housekeeping

Is the electrical cupboard locked? (In main lounge area ground floor) Is the shower boiler cupboard locked?

Is the shield cleaning cupboard locked?


Any trailing leads across walkways securely covered or taped?

Are the offices free from build up of cardboard or paper?

Are Fire exits clear of obstructions?

Are all fire doors shut but not locked?

Are fire extinguishers & blankets easily assessable?

Welfare Matters

Are toilets clean? (no long-term stain build-up or unacceptable mess)

Are staff kitchen facilities & coffee lounge clean?

Is drinking water available?

Opportunity for Improvement

Corrective Actions

Signature of auditor
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.