Audit

Monitoring/measuring and reviewing

Is there a risk assessment planner, clearly showing when assessments are due for review?

Is there evidence of a health and safety action plan?

Health and safety management

Is there evidence of staff consultation in health and safety matters?

Is there a nominated representative for health and safety?

Are there minutes of health and safety site meetings?

Is there health and safety minuted in staff and management meetings?

Do these minutes include actions from the h&s audits/inspections and action plan?

Procedures

Are there documented systems of work for all relevant tasks?

Do systems of work have document control on them?

Do staff know how to access these systems of work/EAP/NOP?

Are there records of extended lets for clubs holding public liability insurance and applicable qualifications?

Risk Assessment

Sample three risk assessments, are they suitable and sufficient

Are they in date and authorised?

Have they been completed by a person familiar with risk assessment?

Check all risk assessments completed, are all areas, tasks, situations assessed?

Is there evidence of staff training in equipment set up systems of work?

Fire

Is there a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment completed by a competent person?

Is there evidence of cooker hood and duct work cleaning?

Is there evidence of all key staff taking part in an evacuation through the year?

Does the evacuation record show public taking part and a review of the evacuation?

Emergency Action Plan

Is there an up to date EAP?

Does the EAP detail staff roles in the event of an evacuation?

Does the EAP detail the actions staff should take if they discover a fire?

Does the EAP detail how an evacuation should be carried out?

does the EAP detail the evacuation point?

Does the plan detail the arrangements for evacuation of disabled or less able bodied people?

Does the plan detail machines, gas or power supplies in case isolation is required?

Do staff hold keys/know how to access power/gas supplies for isolation?

Is there a member of staff designated to liaise with emergency services in the EAP?

Does the EAP detail what would happen if access back into the facility was not possible?

Is there a site evacuation bag which contains building plans showing gas/electrical inlet, key phone numbers, chemical and mat storage and chemical MSDS, high via vests, loudhailer, foil blankets etc?

Does the plan detail the actions to take in the event of a power failure, lighting failure, bomb threat, physical abuse, gas leak and structural failure?

Staff training and competence

Pick at least two recent staff members and check for evidence of training and competency through induction.

Is there evidence of staff training in NOP?

Is there evidence of staff training and competency of EAP?

Are there records of staff training in the hazards each chemical poses?

Is there record of staff training in work equipment use eg scrubber dryers or rotary scrubbers?

Pick two existing staff members, is there evidence of ongoing relevant compliance training?

Is there evidence of fire warden training/competence for relevant staff in the last year?

Is there evidence of fire extinguisher training for relevant staff in the last year?

Is there evidence of fire awareness training/competence for relevant staff in the last year?

Is there evidence of manual handling training for relevant staff in the last year?

Is there evidence of basic electrical safety training for staff in the last year?

Is there evidence of EAP and NOP competence or training for staff in the last two years (or when the NOP/EAP have been changed)?

If a defibrillator is in place is staff training in its use recorded?

Are training records signed by the staff member and the person training them?

First aid

Does the first aid needs assessment include the public?

Chemicals

Are there MSDS for every chemical on site?

Does the COSHH assessment take into account the disposal of chemical containers?

Electricity

Is there an inventory of electrical equipment?

Is there a programme of inspection for all portable electrical equipment?

Asbestos

Is there a copy of the site asbestos survey readily available?

Are contractors made aware of the asbestos register?

Work at height

Has all relevant work at height been risk assessed?

Is the equipment used for work at height suitable for the task and subject to inspection?

Are staff trained in the equipment used and work at height procedures?

Internal audits/inspection

What does the sites overall equipment audit for the year show?

Has the site scored 100% each month for lifeguard training (or is there evidence that staff who have not completed have been removed from pool)?

What does the sites overall cafe and kitchen audit for the year show?

Does the site have vehicles?

Are the forms completed correctly each month?

External audits/inspection

Where the site has high bars or asymmetric bars are these subject to an annual engineering inspection?

Have actions from the inspection been completed?

Where the site has trampolines are these subject to an annual engineering inspection?

Have actions from the inspection been completed?

Where the site has a bouncy castle is this subject to an annual PIPA inspection?

Have actions from the inspection been completed?

Where the site has a Soft Play is this subject to an annual inspection?

Have actions from the inspection been completed?

Daily, Weekly, monthly, quarterly etc checks

Have all checks been completed? 98-100% 3, 95-97% 2, 90-94% 1, below 90%

Legionella checks

Hot water from the calorifiers reaches 60C and return to the calorifiers is above 50C?

Sentinel tap Hot water reaches 50C within one minute of running.

Sentinel tap Cold water reaches less than 20C within two minutes of running.

Is there evidence of actions being dealt with from these checks?

Comments

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.