General safety

Is your emergency response plan updated regularly

Is your environmental policy document updated as required

Are fire drills performed regularly to ensure all staff are familiar with the equipment and procedures

Is there adequate signage to indicate fire exits and emergency assembly areas


Are evacuation orders displayed and up to date

Are all emergency exit signs lit and clearly visible

Are the fire extinguishers tested regularly to schedule

Are fire extinguishers positioned correctly

Are the floors clear and free of obstructions

Is the lighting adequate for the tasks

Are the workstations clean and uncluttered

Are computer screens positioned to avoid glare


Are all users inducted in the safety and environmental protection rules of the marina

Is there appropriate signage for emergency awareness and evacuation plans

Are contractors working on the marina accredited and signed in

Are the fire extinguishers in place and serviced regularly

Are fire hoses serviced according to the standards and fully operational

Are the safety ladders in place and secured

Are the life rings in place and serviceable

Are all boats moored securely

Are the pontoons free of damage

Are all taps off and not leaking

Are the power leads intact and plugged into the correct outlets

Are the pontoons clean and free of obstacles

Are the pontoon lights timed correctly

Are the security lights operating correctly

Is the spill kit in place and seal intact

Are the waste bins available, good waste separation and timely emptied

Are all access paths clear and free from obstruction or trip ha

Are the security gates operating correctly

Service complex

Are fuel dock procedures in place and adhered to

Are all staff fully trained in fuelling procedures and risk management

Is adequate signage displayed to ensure safety and security

Is the spill kit available and fully stocked with seal intact

Motors and all electrics switched off

No persons on board

Fire fighting equipment available and functional

Equipment and maintenance

Are life jackets worn by all crew

Are life jackets serviced and checked and serviced in accordance with manufacturers instructions

Is all safety equipment for the RIB in place and serviceable

Is the RIB clean and kept inflated

Is refuelling performed safely with all electric switched off and fire extinguisher available

Is the RIB motor serviced according to the manufacturer standard

Are all power tools maintained in good working order

Are only battery powered tools used near the water to reduce the risk of electrocution

Are all power leads tagged and tested at least annually


Is the environmental plan updated regularly as new issues arise

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.