Autoclave Audit Checklist
Building/Room # of autoclave: Name of responsible contact(s): Department: Make: _______________________________
Annual inspection certificate is posted by the autoclave.
Cycle Log or Pressure and Temperature indicator on the autoclave is operational
Emergency contact / phone number posted. Housing keeping: area is clean and not overcrowded
Standard Operating Procedure is posted. Operational manual is available.
Chamber trap strainer present and clean Waste Disposal:
waste container available e.g., autoclavable bags, sharps container
not overflowing (proper capacity)
waste is not overflowing and is container is lidded
Room ventilation (supply and exhaust) is present Other comments:
Phone number: Email: ______________________________________
Audited by: _______________________________
Date of audit:
A copy of the completed checklist should be kept by the designate and available for inspection.
Revised: Nov., 2007