Workplace Safety Inspections

Workplace Safety Inspections

Workplace Safety Inspections are carried out as planned event, where the workplace is inspected to identify potential hazards, as part of the University's risk management processes. 



There are a number of checklists depending on the type of area being inspected. These checklists include a detailed list of items to inspect, however you may wish to modify the checklist to make it more specific to your area.

The following checklists are available for use:

  • Laboratory [pdf] [doc]
  • Workshop [pdf] [doc]
  • General Areas - office, common teaching areas [pdf] [doc]
  • Accommodation [pdf] [doc]

Additional resources that will need to be used throughout the inspection process include the Workplace Inspection Summary Report Form [pdf] [doc]. 

Online Hazard Inspection Report

Findings from the Workplace Inspections can be recorded using the Online Hazard Inspection Report form.  

 infoiconsmall Need more information? Please refer to the Risk Management Guidelines.


Last reviewed: 2 November, 2017