Audit

1.0 - Log Book/Previous Inspection

1.1 - Is the Log Book available for viewing?

1.2 - Has the Log Book been Updated Correctly?

1.3 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?

1.4 - Are there no outstanding actions?

Feedback Given or Comments

2.0 - Signage

2.1 - Are shop front signs correctly displayed? i.e open and closed

2.2 - Is the shop front in good condition?

2.3 - Is OPEN sign correctly displayed?

2.4 - Are all necessary signs properly displayed?

3.0 - Entrance

3.3 - Is the walkway into the shop clear and hazard free?

3.1 - Is the current window display of a professional standard
3.2 - Take Photo of the current window display

3.3 - Are the front windows clean?

3.4 - Are the front windows free of damage/cracks?

3.5 - Is shop entrance clean and neat?

4.0 - Fire Prevention

4.1 - Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

4.2 - Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (3 to 4 times a year)

4.3 - Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

4.4 - Extinguishers recently serviced?

4.5 - Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

4.6 - Extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height & base not lower that 100 mm?

4.7 - Indicator signs 2.1 m above floor level?

4.8 - Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

4.9 - Exit doors easily opened from inside?

4.10 - Exits clear of obstructions?

5.0 - General Lighting

5.1 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees?

5.2 - Light fittings clean and in good condition?

5.3 - Emergency exit lighting operable?

6.0 - Building Safety

6.1 - The overall impression as you enter is neat and clean

6.2 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

6.3 - Is the entrance clear of trip hazards?

6.4 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

6.5 - Is the shop kept clear of boxes/clutter etc?

6.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly?

6.7 - Are railings in good condition?

6.8 - Are emergency exit signs clearly marked?

6.9 - Furniture in sound condition?

6.10 - Storage area clean and tidy?

7.0 - Security

7.1 - Are front door locks working correctly?

7.2 - Are roller shutters operational? - Wigton only

7.3 - Is the security gate operational?

7.4 - Does the shop have an alarm and/or surveillance system?

7.4.1 - Note any problem experienced with the alarm

7.4.2 - Have the issues been listed on wunderlist?

7.4.3 - When?

7.4.4 - Are surveillance cameras obstructed?

7.5 - Are all door/window locks in good repair?

7.6 - Is the till managed in a secure manner?

7.7 - Is it possible for the till to be accessed by customers?

7.8 - Are all security measures in working order?

8.0 - Rubbish Removal

8.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site?

8.2 - Bins emptied regularly?

9.0 - Storage Design and Use

9.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

9.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

9.3 - Floors and shop free of rubblish?

10.0 - Stock & Merchandise

10.1 - The stock levels of clearing products are sufficient

10.2 - Has all stock ordered been received on the purchase order system to date?

10.3 - Pricing displayed on products is easy to see and accurate

11.0 - Electrical Safety

11.1 - No double adapters in use?

11.2 - Portable equipment tested and tagged?

11.3 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

11.4 - No power leads across walkways?

11.5 - No frayed or damaged leads?

11.6 - No strained leads?

12.0 - Chemical Safety

12.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

12.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

12.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

12.4 - All containers labelled correctly?

12.6 - Do special storage conditions apply?

12.7 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed?

12.8 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

12.9 - If required is PPE available?

12.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided?

13.0 Ladders

13.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.)

13.2 - Are ladders in good condition?

13.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.)

13.4 - Used according to instructions?

13.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair?

14.0 - First Aid Facilities

14.1 - Are first aid boxes contents clean and orderly?

14.2 - Are contents regularly checked?

14.3 - No contents past their expiry date?

14.4 - Are first aid officers accessible?

14.5 - Are emergency numbers displayed?

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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.