Information

  • Audit Title

  • Document No.

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Personnel

INFRASTUCTURE

  • Can all doors be opened inwards and outward to allow safe exit in an emergency?

  • Is there adequate workspace in the workshop for the projects taking place?<br>

  • Are floors free of slip and trip hazards?<br>Including oil<br>power leads, ropes, cables<br>tools<br>rubbish, waste, debris, swarf

  • Does the workshop floor drain properly?

  • Are the work benches and trolleys at a suitable height for working and lifting items?

  • Are work benches at a height suitable for the tallest and shortest staff?

  • Is there good ventilation in the area?<br>Welding area<br>painting/solvent areas<br>chemical storage

  • Is the lighting sufficient for the tasks being undertaken?

  • Are lighting fixtures covered in the event that a globe is broken?

  • Are jacks, cranes and hoists present and rated to suit the lifting needs of the projects?

  • Are hoists routinely serviced and chains checked for wear?<br>Do records exist to support servicing requirements?

  • Is the minimum load bearing capacity clearly marked on jacks, cranes, gantries and hoists?

  • Is shelving strong enough to hold loads?<br>Do racking shelves display safe working load limits?

  • Is there a safety cage for the inflation of split rimmed tyres?

  • Is there a safety cage available to raise workers if needed to service equipment.?<br>Is the safe working load displayed?<br>Is a harness available for use in the cage?<br>Do records of harness inspections exist? Is it current?<br>Have any modifications been certified by an engineer?

  • Are stands used to support raised vehicles, machinery and equipment?

  • Are there safety signs in place at<br>welding bays<br>chemical storage<br>PPE maintenance and storage<br>electrical and mechanical hazards

  • Are there separate rubbish bins for combustible and non combustible waste?

  • Are gutters and areas around the building free of debris and rubbish?

  • Are ladders and other means of working at heights stored away and inaccessible to unauthorized persons?<br>Are these items inspected regularly to be in good repair?<br>Do records exist to support this?

  • Do ladders and stairs comply with Australian Standards?

  • Is a falls arrest harness available for use when working at heights?<br>Do records exist to demonstrate regular inspection of the condition of the harness?

  • Are buildings and structures fitted with handrails, mezzanine, scaffolding or other means to prevent falls?

ELECTRICAL TOOLS AND POWER SUPPLY

  • Is all electrical work conducted by a qualified and licenced electrician?

  • Are electrical certificates of safety provided for all electrical works and repairs?

  • Are overhead power lines clearly marked and visible/ clear of machinery?

  • Are signs in place to locate and identify cables, pipes and other utilities?

  • Is all electrical wiring in a conduit if it is at risk of being cut, or struck by a person?

  • Are all power tools double insulated?

  • Are only heavy duty extension power leads in use?

  • Are all electrical tools and leads regularly inspected, tested and tagged?<br>Is a register available and up to date?

  • Is an RSD fitted to the electrical circuit board?<br>Is it routinely tested?<br>Do records exist to support routine inspection and testing?

  • If an RSD is not fitted, is a portable RSD used?<br>If this is used, is it routinely tested?<br>Do records exist to support routine inspection and testing?

  • Are portable electrical tools unplugged and put away when not in use?

  • Are all electrical switches and power points undamaged?

  • Is the electric power board protected from the weather and water?

  • Are outside power points weatherproof?

  • Is there any risk of contact between electrical equipment and leads with water?

WORKSHOP EQUIPMENT

  • Are welder electrodes and connections in good condition?

  • Is ventilation adequate when welding?

  • Are protective screens available and used to protect bystanders when welding?

  • Are flash guard helmets used and in good condition?

  • Are oxyacetylene cylinders used and stored securely and in an upright position?

  • Are flash arresters fitted to all oxyacetylene equipment?

  • Are pressure gauges on oxyacetylene cylinders in working order and well maintained?

  • Are all oxyacetylene hoses and fittings in good condition and free of leaks?

  • Are bench grinders securely positioned away from traffic areas?

  • Are bench grinder wheels regularly dressed and tool rests correctly adjusted?

  • Are bench grinder wheels guarded and eye shields in place?

  • Are all other power tool guards in place and well maintained?

  • Is the air compressor properly guarded?

  • Are all pressure vessels registered, regularly inspected for damage and within cylinder expiry date?

  • Is the air compressor located away from work areas to reduced noise?

  • Are batteries regularly charged in a well ventilated area away from heat, sparks and flames?

  • Are pressure gauges available to correctly inflate tyres?

  • Is personal protective equipment PPE for all work, including eye goggles, welding helmet and hearing protection available and worn by staff?

  • Is combustible materials stored away from sparks?

  • Are exhaust systems on equipment in good order to reduce fumes, emissions and risk of fire?

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

  • Does the workshop have an evacuation plan displayed next to exits?

  • Has an evacuation assembly area been identified and sign posted?

  • Are fire extinguishes in place and of the correct type for use in a workshop?

  • Are fire extinguishers easily accessible, unobstructed and sign posted?

  • Is a first aid kit accessible?

  • Is the first aid kit regularly services to ensure sufficient supplies exist in an emergency?

  • Is a list of currently qualified first aid attendants available near the kit?

  • In an emergency can emergency services be contacted?

  • Are there trained emergency wardens available to cover all working areas and all working hours?

  • Are emergency drills conducted at least every 6months?

OTHER HAZARDS

  • Is a NO SMOKING policy in place, and applied consistently?

  • Are adequate amenities available and in working order?<br>Are they regularly cleaned?<br>Do they provide an area that maintains personal dignity in an emergency?<br>Are they sufficient to meet the needs of the maximum number of people on site?

  • Do you have a regular system of pest and vermin control?<br>Is a licensed professional engaged for these activities?<br>Is the monitoring and treatment program documented?

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