1. Previous inspection

Has the last inspection been reviewed?

Are there no outstanding actions?

2. Housekeeping

Are all ares clean and free of refuse?

Are floors clean, dry and free of refuse?

Are scrap and rubbish bins regularly emptied?

Are passageways and walk ways clear?

Are spills cleaned up quickly?

Is a spill kit available?

3. Stacking and Storage

Are isles and walkways clear?

Are all storage rooms/areas safe and unclutered?

Are supplies neatly and safely stacked?

Are storage racks secure?

Are pallets in good condition and stored safely?

Are all heavier items stacked lower than lighter items?

Are all file storage boxes stacked and stored safely and not above shoulder height?

4. Fire Prevention

Are no smoking signs clearly displayed?

Is an Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all employees?

Is the Evacuation procedures discussed regularly? (Twice a year )

Is a list of fire wardens clearly displayed?

Have all Fire Wardens had training?

Are Fire Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

Have the Fire Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

Are Fire Extinguishers and Hydrants clear of obstructions?

Are the Indicator signs 2.1 m above floor level?

Is there Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

Are Exit doors easily opened from inside?

Are Exits clear of obstructions?

Is the Fire alarm system functioning correctly?

5. General Lighting

Are all light covers in place?

Are Light fittings clean and in good condition?

Do all lights work?

Are all Emergency exit lighting operable?

6. Building Safety

Are Floor surfaces even and uncluttered?

Is all carpet secured correctly?

Are Entry and walkways kept clear?

Are Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

Are Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

Are all Stairs and risers kept clear?

Are liquid spills removed quickly?

Are railings in good condition?

Are footpaths in good condition?

Is office Furniture in sound condition?

7. Emergency Response

Are emergency response procedures displayed and up to date?

Do all staff know where the evacuation assemble point is?

8. Toilets

Are toilets clean and tidy?

Are waste bins regularly emptied?

Is there sufficient soap, towels and paper towels?

Is there sufficient lighting?

Are the toilets clean and tidy?

14. First Aid Facilities

Is cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

Is contents of first aid cabinets regularly checked?

No contents is past its expiry date?

Are first aid Cabinets clearly labelled?

Is there easy access to cabinets?

Are all Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet?

Are first aid officers accessible?

Are emergency numbers displayed?

Is there a first aid reporting form with each kit?

15. Personal Protective Equipment

Is PPE fit for purpose?

Is PPE in good condition?

Is PPE stored in a suitable location

Are there signs indicating where PPE is stored?

Is there adequate signage indicating PPE needs to be worn?

Have all staff been adequately trained in the use of PPE?

9. Work Desks

Are work desks Clear of rubbish?

Have all staff had ergonomic training?

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

are there No sharp edges?

17. Office Hazards

Condition of filing cabinets?

Has an ergonomic assessment been carried out on all office based staff?

Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?

Tasks designed to prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome? (Breaks included.)

Air conditioning systems regularly maintained?

Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition?

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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.