Carry-out the inspection according to the written procedure of the Company and aided by the checklist. Best practice, however, suggests the following:
Note: While checklists are very important, inspectors should be overly dependent on them that they might overlook hazards not covered by the checklist.
Because the purpose is finding opportunities to improve and not finding faults, it is imperative that cooperation of the workers is needed. Inspectors, therefore, need to conduct inspections in a manner that would not threaten workers. Good communication skill is the key.