Warehouse Safety Inspection Checklist

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Warehouse Safety Inspection Checklist

Emergency Evacuation

1. Are emergency exits clear of cobwebs?


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2. Are emergency exits clear of obstructions


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3. Are fire exit doors easily opened from the inside


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Electrical

1. Does the DC have any broken power points?


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2. Are any of the power leads frayed or damaged?


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3. Are temporary power leads on the floor?


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Lighting And Passageways

1. Are lighting areas clear of cobwebs?


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2. Are all light fittings in good working order with no sign of burns?


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3. Are aisles clear of stock and empty pallets?


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4. Do intersections and stairs have an unobstructed vision?


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5. Are personnel access doors in good condition?


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6. Are loading dock doors in good condition?


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7. Are walkways adequately lit?


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Rubbish

1. Are bins emptied regularly?


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2. Are floors and aisles around racking clear of rubbish?


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3. Are workbenches clear of rubbish?


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Work Areas

1. Are workbenches in good condition and stable?


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2. Is shrink wrap removed from pick items?


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3. Is manual handling equipment clean and in good working order?


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Storage

1. Are double stacked pallets in good condition and stable?


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2. Are all racks and pallets in good condition?


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3. Are stock items in pallet racking secured?


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Chemicals

1. Are all containers clearly labeled?


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2. Are all chemicals stored in appropriate containers?


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First Aid

1. Are first aid cabinets and content clean and orderly?


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2. Do biological waste and sharp containers need replacing/emptying?


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3. Are cabinets easy to access


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General Environment

1. Are all floor surfaces free from spills and ice build-up?


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2. Are all floor surfaces even with no trip hazards?


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3. Is warehouse equipment placed away when not in use?


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4. Is air quality good? (No fumes, odours, dust or allergens)


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5. Does the DC have any water leaks?


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6. Does the DC have any gas leaks?


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7. Are walls and safety barriers in good condition?


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Amenities

1. Are toilets clean and hygienic?


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2. Are dining areas clean and hygienic?


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3. Are wash areas clean and hygienic?


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4. Are change room and locker areas clean and hygienic?


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Corrective Actions

1. If you have identified any hazards during this safety inspection, please comment below. If immediate elimination or control is not possible, a hazard report form is to be submitted.


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2. Version/date: current (October 2012) replaces: January 2009; site/dept: ANZ; form: WHS 06.3a; Author: Paul Zarb; authorised Ian Lilley


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