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Automotive Workshop Inspection Checklist

This checklist is used to aid identification of key issues in most automotive workshops. It targets most of injuries that happen in automotive workshops. By using this safety checklist, you can avoid these hazards and injuries and ensure the safety of your employees and your shop.
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07/22/2022

Automotive Workshop Inspection Checklist

This checklist is used to aid identification of key issues in most automotive workshops. It targets most of injuries that happen in automotive workshops. By using this safety checklist, you can avoid these hazards and injuries and ensure the safety of your employees and your shop.
  • Company name:

  • Date of Inspection:

  • Policies and Procedures

  • OH&S Policy displayed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • OH&S Committee in place

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • DWG’s formed and HSR’s elected

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Issue resolution procedures in place

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • New employees and contractors induction program in place

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Approved first-aid kit and eye-wash equipment available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Injury register provided and maintained

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Emergency contact numbers prominently displayed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Unauthorised persons prohibited from entering workshop areas

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) for workshop activities

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • If you are injured’ poster displayed in workplace

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Manual Handling

  • Manual-handling risks such as heavy and awkward items identified, assessed and controls implemented

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Awkward and sustained postures such as working under bonnets identified, and controls implemented

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Mechanical aids used to lift heavy or awkward items

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Toolboxes mobile for ease of moving around workshop area

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Workshop areas

  • All exits clear and accessible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Toilets and showers provided and clean

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Kitchen facilities provided and adequate

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Adequate lighting provided

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fire extinguishers provided, maintained and accessible

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Hearing protection and audiometric testing provided and records kept as per Noise Regulations

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Minimum 600mm clearance provided between hoists and other equipment

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Compressors inspected and serviced regularly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Power tools inspected and serviced regularly

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Parts stored in appropriate areas with racking, shelves, etc

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No goods stored on top of internal offices/buildings unless designed for load bearing purposes

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Eye protection provided where needed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Guards fitted to equipment where required, ie bench grinders, compressor pulleys, etc

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) handled appropriately as per WorkSafe Guidance Material, eg brakes, clutches, gaskets.

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • No electrical equipment used in ‘wet’ areas of workshop

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Welding screens available and used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Tyre inflation cages available and used

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All lifting equipment inspected regularly, eg chains, slings

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Chemicals

  • All dangerous goods/hazardous substances stored and labelled appropriately

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Dangerous goods/Hazardous substances register kept and maintained

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Appropriate personal protection equipment/training provided for employees when using dangerous goods/hazardous substances

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Waste oils and other products disposed of appropriately

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Falls from Heights

  • Mezzanine levels provided with guard rails and kickboards if required

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Stairs have handrails and anti-slip tread

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Work platforms used to gain access to work at height

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Pit areas provided with fall protection

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Housekeeping

  • Workshop floor free of slips and trips hazards

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Fluid spills cleaned up immediately

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Rubbish not stored near flammable substances

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Spill-containment equipment available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • All tools and equipment stored appropriately

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Air lines, hoses, and tools clear of floor surfaces

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Gas cylinders stored and secured appropriately

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Metal rubbish bins provided and emptied on a regular basis

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • Clothing laundered in an appropriate manner

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
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