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Yes No N/A 2.9 - Exit doors easily opened from inside? Yes No N/A 2.10 - Exits clear of obstructions? Yes No N/A 2.11 - Fire alarm system functioning correctly? Yes No N/A 3.0 - General Lighting 3.1 - Good natural lighting? Yes No N/A 3.2 - Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to employees? Yes No N/A 3.3 - Light fittings clean and in good condition? Yes No N/A 3.4 - Emergency exit lighting operable? Yes No N/A 4.0 - Building Safety 4.1 - Floor surfaces even and uncluttered? Yes No N/A 4.2 - Entry and walkways kept clear? Yes No N/A 4.3 - Walkways adequately and clearly marked? Yes No N/A 4.4 - Intersections kept clear of boxes etc? Yes No N/A 4.5 - Stair and risers kept clear? Yes No N/A 4.6 - Are liquid spills removed quickly? Yes No N/A 4.7 - Are railings in good condition? Yes No N/A 4.8 - Are fall preventive measures in place and used where gaps occur in railings? Yes No N/A 4.9 - Are footpaths in good condition? Yes No N/A 4.10 - Furniture in sound condition? Yes No N/A 4.11 - Loading area clean and tidy? Yes No N/A 5.0 - Work Benches 5.1 - Clear of rubbish? Yes No N/A 5.2 - Tools not in use kept in place? Yes No N/A 5.3 - No damaged hand tools in use? Yes No N/A 5.4 - No damaged power tools in use? Yes No N/A 5.5 - Work height correct for the type of work and the employee? Yes No N/A 5.6 - No sharp edges? Yes No N/A 6.0 - Rubbish Removal 6.1 - Bins located at suitable points around site? Yes No N/A 6.2 - Bins emptied regularly? Yes No N/A 6.3 - Oily rags and combustible refuse in covered metal containers? Yes No N/A 7.0 - Storage Design and Use 7.1 - Materials stored in racks and bins wherever possible? Yes No N/A 7.2 - Storage designed to minimise lifting problems? Yes No N/A 7.3 - Floors around racking clear of rubbish? Yes No N/A 7.4 - General condition of racks and pallets? Yes No N/A 8.0 - Machines 8.1 - Are they kept clean? Yes No N/A 8.2 - Are the floors around the machines kept clean? Yes No N/A 8.3 - Guards in good condition? Yes No N/A 8.4 - Starting and stopping devices within easy reach of operator? Yes No N/A 8.5 - Waste/off cuts removed and stored safely? Yes No N/A 8.6 - Drip pans on floor to prevent spillage? Yes No N/A 8.7 - Adequate work space? Yes No N/A 8.8 - Is lighting adequate? Yes No N/A 8.9 - Noise levels controlled? Yes No N/A 8.10 - No bending or stooping required? Yes No N/A 8.11 - Duck-boards in good repair? Yes No N/A 8.12 - Operators trained/inducted into the operation of the machines? Yes No N/A 8.13 - Is the training recorded? Yes No N/A 8.14 - Do operators comply with the training? Yes No N/A 8.15 - Are lockout procedures implemented and followed? Yes No N/A 8.16 - Are gas bottles secured? Yes No N/A 9.0 - Electrical Safety 9.1 - Safety switches installed? Yes No N/A 9.2 - Safety switches tested every 6 months and tests recorded? Yes No N/A 9.3 - No double adapters in use? Yes No N/A 9.4 - Portable equipment tested and tagged? Yes No N/A 9.5 - No broken plugs, sockets or switches? Yes No N/A 9.6 - No power leads across walkways? Yes No N/A 9.7 - No frayed or damaged leads? Yes No N/A 9.8 - No strained leads? Yes No N/A 9.9 - Portable power tools in good condition? Yes No N/A 9.10 - Where required are emergency shut-down procedures in place? Yes No N/A 10.0 - Chemical Safety 10.1 - Hazardous Substance Register complete and available? Yes No N/A 10.2 - Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals? Yes No N/A 10.3 - Risk assessments completed for hazardous substances? Yes No N/A 10.4 - All containers labelled correctly? Yes No N/A 10.5 - Unused substances disposed of? Yes No N/A 10.6 - Do special storage conditions apply? Yes No N/A 10.7 - If applicable are special storage conditions followed? Yes No N/A 10.8 - Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances? Yes No N/A 10.9 - If required is PPE available? Yes No N/A 10.10 - Is adequate ventilation provided? Yes No N/A 10.11 - Are eye washes and showers easily accessed? Yes No N/A 11.0 Ladders 11.1 - Are all ladders Industrial strength? (Non Household rated, check label.) Yes No N/A 11.2 - Are ladders in good condition? Yes No N/A 11.3 - If used for electrical work are they non conductive? (Wood or fibre glass.) Yes No N/A 11.4 - Used according to instructions? Yes No N/A 11.5 - For extension ladders are ropes, pulleys and treads in a good state of repair? Yes No N/A 12.0 - First Aid Facilities 12.1 - Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly? Yes No N/A 12.2 - Are contents regularly checked? Yes No N/A 12.3 - No contents past their expiry date? Yes No N/A 12.4 - Cabinets clearly labelled? Yes No N/A 12.5 - Is there easy access to cabinets? Yes No N/A 12.6 - Employees aware of location of first aid cabinet? Yes No N/A 12.7 - Are first aid officers accessible? Yes No N/A 12.8 - Are emergency numbers displayed? Yes No N/A 13.0 - Office Hazards 13.1 - Condition of filing cabinets? Yes No N/A 13.2 - Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.) Yes No N/A 13.3 - Desks in good condition? (No damage.) Yes No N/A 13.4 - Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc? Yes No N/A 13.5 - Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes? Yes No N/A 13.6 - Tasks designed to prevent Occupational Overuse Syndrome? (Breaks included.) Yes No N/A 13.7 - Air conditioning systems regularly maintained? Yes No N/A 13.8 - Stable non-slip floor coverings in good condition? Yes No N/A Delivery Vehicle Condition 14.1 - Schedule maintenance performed? Yes No N/A 14.2 - Condition of tyres? Yes No N/A 14.3 - Brake performance? Yes No N/A 14.4 - Lights? (Check operation of brake, indicator and reversing lights) Yes No N/A 14.5 - Condition of drivers seat? Yes No N/A 14.6 - Condition of other seats? Yes No N/A (check name not set) Yes No N/A 14.7 - First aid kit supplied and adequate? Yes No N/A 14.8 - Storage provisions? Yes No N/A (check name not set) Yes No N/A Condition of A frame Yes No N/A Condition of ropes or tie down straps Yes No N/A
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.