• Building/Department

  • Conducted on

  • Inspected by

1.0 - Previous Inspection

  • Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • Are there no outstanding actions?

2.0 - Fire Prevention

  • Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

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

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

  • Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

  • Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • Exits clear of obstructions?

  • Fire alarm system functioning correctly?

3.0 - General Lighting

  • Is there sufficient lighting?

  • Light fixtures clean and in good condition?

  • Emergency exit lighting operable?

4.0 - Building Safety

  • Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

  • Entry and walkways kept clear?

  • Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

  • Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

  • Are liquid spills/wet spots dealt with quickly?

  • Are fall preventive measures in place and used?

5.0 - Work spaces

  • Clear of trash/garbage

  • Tools not in use are in the proper place?

  • No damaged hand tools in use?

  • No damaged power tools in use?

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

  • 5.6 - No sharp edges?

6.0 - Trash/Waste Removal

  • Bins located at suitable points around site?

  • Bins emptied regularly?

  • Oily rags and combustible waste in covered metal containers?

  • Aerosol cans being disposed of properly?

7.0 - Storage

  • Materials stored in racks, bins or on carts wherever possible?

  • Storage designed to minimize lifting/reaching issues?

  • Floors around racking/shelves clear of trash and debris?

  • General condition of racks and pallets is suitable?

8.0 - Machines (Welding Machines, Hydraulic/Drill Presses, Saws, Lathes, Mills etc.)

  • Are the floors around the machines and the machines kept clean?

  • Guards in good condition?

  • Starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator?

  • Waste/off cuts removed and stored safely?

  • Adequate workspace?

  • No bending, stooping or stretching required?

  • Operators trained into the operation of the machines?

  • Do operators comply with the training?

  • Are lockout procedures implemented and followed?

  • Are compressed gas tanks/cylinders secured?

9.0 - Electrical Safety

  • Safety switches installed?

  • No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • No electrical cords across aisles/walkways?

  • No frayed or damaged electrical cords/lines?

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

10.0 - Chemical Safety

  • Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals?

  • Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances?

  • All containers labelled correctly?

  • Unused substances disposed of?

  • Is required is PPE available?

  • Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • Are eye wash stations easily accessible?

11.0 Ladders

  • Are ladders in good condition?

  • Used according to instructions?

12.0 - First Aid Facilities

  • Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

  • Are contents regularly checked?

  • No contents past their expiry date?

  • Cabinets clearly labelled?

  • Is there easy access to cabinets?

  • Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • Are first aid trained responders accessible?

  • Are emergency numbers displayed?

Sign Off

  • Inspector's signature

  • Helper/Witness signature

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