• Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

Building & Precinct

  • Are gutters clean, sound and not leaking?

  • Are there any known or visual signs of roof leaks?

  • Is there any external cracking to buildings?

  • Is there a site traffic plan?

  • Are speed limits posted?

  • Sufficient external lighting for security/safety?

  • Other Observations?

Pest Control

  • Is there sign of rodent activity?

  • Is bird activity controlled?

  • Other Observations?

Electrical Safety

  • Are there any broken plugs or outlets?

  • Are there any frayed or damaged leads?

  • Are portable power tools in good condition?

  • Are there any the parody extension leads on floor?

  • Are emergency shut down procedures in place?

  • Are items correctly tagged and dated?

  • Are there portable RCD'S for power tools, etc?

  • Are there overload switches (RCD'S) on power boards?

  • Are there multiple double adaptors or power boards in a series?

  • Are there signs of overloading of power boards, power points?

  • Other Observations?

Fire Control

  • Are fire extinguishers in place & signed?

  • Are fire extinguishers within service dates?

  • Are exit signs in place?

  • Are exits clear of obstructions?

  • Does fire equipment appear to be in good condition?

  • Other Observations?

Walkways, Stairs and Ladders

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

  • Are walkways kept clear?

  • Are stairs in good condition?

  • Are handrails in place, where required?

  • Are portable ladders in good condition?

  • Are there work areas where fall protection is required?

  • Other Observations?


  • Is lighting adequate for work tasks?

  • Are light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • Is emergency lighting operable?

  • Are diffuser covers in place and securely fixed where required?

  • Other Observations?

Chemicals (Hazardous/Dangerous Substances)

  • Is there access to MSDS for all chemical products used?

  • Are chemical containers clearly labelled?

  • Are flammable substances stored in small quantities cabinet?

  • Is there adequate ventilation of work area?

  • Is there a Hazardous Substance register?

  • Have risk assessments been completed for hazardous substances?

  • Are there emergency spill kits available?

  • Other Observations?

First Aid

  • Is there a first kit/cabinet available and accessible?

  • Are employees aware of location of first aid kit?

  • Are adequate stocks available?

  • Are first aid records kept?

  • Is there a list of first aides and emergency contact numbers displayed?

  • Other Observations?

Machinery & Tools

  • Are tools in good condition?

  • Are correct tools used for task?

  • Is all plant and equipment adequately guarded?

  • Is plant and equipment adequately maintained?

  • Are the start & emergency stops within easy reach of operators?

  • Is ther provision for storage & waste?

  • Is there adequate work space around machinery?

  • Is access to machinery controlled?

  • Are noise levels at an acceptable level?

  • Are operators appropriately trained?

  • Do operators hold relevant certificates/licenses? (where relevant)

  • Are records maintained of operators certificates/licenses? (includes drivers licence)

  • Other Observations?

General Housekeeping

  • Are work areas clear of rubbish?

  • Are tools not in use stored appropriately?

  • Are bins full & overflowing?

  • Is there evidence of general clutter?

  • Other Observations?

Office Safety

  • Is the office clean and tidy?

  • Is furniture appropriate and sound?

  • Is there glare or reflections on computer screens?

  • Is there adequate ventilation around photocopiers?

  • Is air conditioning maintained?

  • Are work stations layouts suitable?

  • Are floor coverings sound?

  • Are fling cabinets drawers kept closed when not in use?

  • Other Obsevations?


  • Are materials stored so they will not fall?

  • Are materials stored so that good manual handling practices can be applied, therefore safe retrieval?

  • Are storage racks/cupboards in sound conditions, not overloaded?

  • Are straws free from projection, sharp egges?

  • Are incompatible hazard substances segregated?

  • Other Observations?

Workshop Areas

  • Are tools stored in an orderly manner?

  • Are any damaged tools evident?

  • Are gas cylinders restrained?

  • Is relevant PPE available & used?

  • Are drive belts / pulleys guarded?

  • Are work bench heights appropriate?

  • Are there manual handling aids?

  • Other Observations?

Welfare Matters

  • Are toilets clean?

  • Are kitchen facilities/lunchrooms clean?

  • Is drinking water available?

  • Are there washing facilities?

  • Other Observations?

Opportunity for Improvement

  • Corrective Actions

  • signature of inspector

  • Signature of person involved

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