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Restaurant Safety Inspection Checklist Template

This checklist can be used by managers to evaluate all the areas of the restaurant and verify that they are free from hazards which may injure workers and customers. Help avoid customer dissatisfaction and improve overall restaurant ratings by checking all areas of the restaurant. Spot disarranged dining chairs and tables, faulty electrical machines, dirty floors and aisles, etc.This checklist also covers assessment of workers’ execution of safe practices. Use Lumiform to determine risks and non-compliance. Capture photo evidences and generate world class reports on-site.
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Are floors clean, dry and in good condition?
Are aisles free of boxes or clutter?
Are electrical panels accessible and properly labeled?
Are doors and latches working properly?
Are products or supplies properly stored? (Light items on top, arranged to avoid toppling.)
Is shelving in good condition?
Are combustibles kept away from heat sources? (Heating unit, hot water tank, electrical boxes, etc.)
Are outlets, switches and electrical components working properly?
Are ladders in good condition and properly stored?
Are chemicals separated from foodstuffs?
Is trash compactor in good repair?
Is first aid kit adequately stocked and accessible?
Are lights working properly?
Are floors clean, dry and in good condition?
Are aisles free of clutter?
Are drain screens being cleaned regularly?
Are doors and latches working properly?
Is food preparation and storage equipment in good repair?
Is grill and fryer exhaust system clean and in good repair?
Has extinguishing system been inspected and serviced within last 6 months? (Check tags)
Have portable fire extinguishers been inspected and serviced within last year? (Check tag and gauge.)
Are combustibles kept away from heat sources? (Ovens, grill, fryer, toaster,etc.)
Are outlets, switches and electrical components working properly?
Are lights working properly?
Are floors clean, dry and in good condition?
REFERENCE: A clear and clean aisle [This is an example of how you can use Lumiform to include best practice reference images in your templates to assist with inspections]
Are highchairs, tables and seating in good condition?
Are floor mats in good condition? (Lay flat, smooth edges)
Is product display equipment in good repair? (½ gallon cases, shelving, cooler doors, etc.)
Are exit signs illuminated?
Are outlets, switches and electrical components working properly?
Are fixtures in restrooms in good condition?
Are lights working properly?
Are walking surfaces clean, dry and in good condition?
Are tables and seating in good condition?
Are gates and access passage locked?
Is playground equipment in good condition? (No missing parts, holes or tears, sharp objects, clean, etc.)
Is playground equipment inspected on a daily basis?
Is playground area clean and free of debris or clutter? (Balls returned to pit area)
Are proper signs in place?
Are lights working properly?
Are sidewalks and curbs in good repair?
Is landscaping trimmed away from walks and to eliminate possible hiding places?
Is the parking lot free of pot holes or tripping hazards?
Is the dumpster area in good condition?
Is the garden hose properly stored?
Are outside lights working properly?
Do employees demonstrate a team approach in preventing accidents?
Are spills or dropped items cleaned up promptly?
Are “Wet Floor” warning signs displayed when needed?
Are employees wearing proper footwear?
Are floors thoroughly cleaned at closing?
Are employees instructed in proper lifting techniques?
Do employees “practice” proper lifting techniques?
Is cooking oil at room temperature before changing or straining?
Are knives cleaned safely? (Not left in soapy water)
Are slicers cleaned and stored properly?
Are employees instructed in the proper use of slicers?
Are all cleaning supplies properly labeled?
Do employees know where Material Safety Data Sheets are kept?
Do employees practice safe ladder usage?
Do employees use mechanical hand when changing marquee?
Are proper posters displayed? (OSHA, Workers’ Compensation, etc.)
Does your restaurant serve ice cream?
Are squares “tempered” before placed in dip cabinets?
Are squares “rotated” as needed?
Do employees place hip against dip cabinet for leverage when dipping?
Is ice cream temperature in dip cabinets kept in the proper temperature range?
Have all maintenance issues been reported as required?
Have the hazards that were identified last month been corrected? (If “NO”, specify which hazards below.)
Have maintenance-related items been reported, called in or entered on the restaurant computer?
Have unsafe practices been addressed with all employees?
Full Name and Signature of Inspector
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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.
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