• Client / Site

  • Location
  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

Previous inspection

  • Any outstanding actions from the previous inspection?

Fire Prevention

  • Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

  • Evacuation procedures discussed/practiced regularly?

  • Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

  • Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 12 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

  • Extinguishers clear of obstructions/ easily accessible?

  • Adequate signage for fire exits?

  • Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • Exits clear of obstructions? (Inside and outside)

Building Safety

  • Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • Entry and walkways kept clear?

  • Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

  • Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

  • Stair and risers kept clear?

  • Are liquid spills removed quickly?

  • Are railings in good condition?

  • Are fall preventive measures in place and used where gaps occur in railings?

Rubbish Removal

  • Bins located at suitable points around site?

  • Bins emptied regularly?

  • Adequate sharps disposal?

  • Chemical waste managed appropriately?


  • Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible?

  • Storage designed to minimise lifting problems?

  • Floors around racking clear of rubbish?

  • General condition of racks and pallets?


  • Are they kept clean?

  • Are the floors around the furnaces kept clean?

  • Adequate work space?

  • Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines?

  • Is the training recorded?

  • Do operators comply with the training?

  • Process when issues found?

Electrical Safety

  • Portable equipment tested and tagged?

  • Broken plugs, sockets or switches present?

  • Power leads strained or across walkways?

  • Frayed or damaged leads available?

  • Portable power tools in good condition?

  • Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place?

  • Laboratory
  • Location

  • Fume hoods working properly, checks completed?

  • Fume hoods kept clean?

  • Hazardous Substance Register complete and available?

  • Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

  • Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

  • All containers labelled correctly?

  • Unused substances and empty containers disposed of?

  • Are gas bottles secured and labelled?

  • Do special storage conditions apply?

  • If applicable are special storage conditions followed?

  • Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances?

  • If required is PPE available?

  • Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • Are eye washes and showers easily accessed?

  • Are Spill Kits available, accessible and regularly maintained?

Work Benches

  • Clear of rubbish?

  • Tools not in use kept in place?

  • Damaged hand/power tools are not used

  • Work height correct for the type of work and the employee?

  • Sharp edges present?

General Lighting

  • Good natural lighting?

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

  • Light fittings clean and in good condition?

First Aid Facilities

  • Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

  • Are contents regularly checked?

  • Cabinets clearly labelled?

  • Is there easy access to cabinets?

  • Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • Are emergency numbers displayed?

  • Office spaces
  • Location

  • Condition of filing cabinets/shelves?

  • Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

  • Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

  • Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

  • Air conditioning systems regularly maintained?

  • Workstations set up ergonomically?

General Lighting

  • Good natural lighting?

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

  • Light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • Emergency exit lighting operable?


  • Ladder checks completed in the previous 3 months?

Vehicle Checks

  • Vehicle checks completed in the previous month?

Sign Off

  • Health and safety representative

  • Auditor's signature

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