Inspection

Check thermostat for temperature and compare with handheld thermometer - are the readings the same of =/- 0.5 degrees?

Does the temperature return to the normal range after 5 minutes?

Is the area around the refrigeration units and/or compressor units clear from combustible materials and other debris?

Are the condensing and evaporator coils clean and free from dust and other built up materials?

Are fan blades free of dust and other built up debris (including fan screens)?

Are evaporator fans within cool rooms and refrigeration units free of stored materials providing complete airflow to the front and rear?

Check any coolant levels

Are coolant levels OK?

Are all hinges, latches and seals in working order providing a well sealed environment?

Is there any exposed Insulated Panel Core (EPS) within cool rooms caused by unsealed service penetrations, delamination or panel damage?

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.