Do you know what the sanitation inspection requirements are?

Frequent washroom inspections are an important part of facility management. They ensure the safety of patrons and that cleanliness standards are maintained. The suggested inspection requirements are to ensure:


  • Washroom signage is in good condition, is visible and securely affixed on the door/wall
  • That mirrors are in good condition and are safely secured
  • That walls, floors and ceilings are in good condition
  • There are no leaks, slipping or tripping hazards on the floor
  • Lighting in washroom is adequate
  • That locks on washroom stalls are in good condition and function properly
  • That hinges on washroom stalls are in good condition and securely fastened
  • That sinks are in good condition, they are not clogged and there are not any leaks
  • Sink faucets have good water pressure and good water temperature
  • Soap dispensers are in good working condition and have soap in them
  • Toilets are flushable and are in good working condition
  • There are receptacles present and they do not need to be emptied (empty if required)
  • There are feminine hygiene receptacles in each of the washroom stalls
  • That paper towel dispensers are in good working condition and are stocked
  • General housekeeping of the washroom – that it is clean, tidy and free of hazards
Written by Paul Amendola, from Tap Report. Tap Report is an app that digitizes workplace inspections (i.e. fire equipment, washroom, first aid etc.) and automates the reporting process.