Emergency Planning

Emergency Management Plan in place?

Further Comment:

Evacuation Diagrams current? (within 5 years)

Date of issue?

Evacuation Diagram relevant to building?

Further comment:

Exit signs clearly visible?

Does site have Emergency Preparedness Kit? Fully Stocked?

List of contents:

Fire Warden poster on display (inc photos)?

Fire Drills conducted?


Further Comment:

Emergency Equipment
Fire extinguishers in place?
List of other emergency systems in place:

Emergency systems checked monthly? (sprinklers, alarms etc)

Staff trained in emergency procedures within last 12 months?

Training to be requested:

Is there an emergency box, located next to First Aid Kit?

Further Comment:

Policy and Procedures


Both WHS and Injury Management Policies on display?

If You Are Injured poster on display?

EAP poster on display?

SOP's SWP's accessible to all staff?

Safety Committee meetings on display?

Further Comment:

Risk Assessments

Risk Assessments on file?

Current (created in last 12 months)

Training provided on day of assessment.

Training provided on day of assessment?

Do staff report hazards?

Training provided on day of assessment.

Further Comment:

Bathrooms clean with adequate supplies soap/hand towels etc
Dining Facilities clean
Parking area within 100 m of work area?

Is street well lit?

Is there a footpath installed?

Home has adequate exterior lighting?

Manual Handling

Customer profiles contain Manual Handling Plans?

Measures in place to prevent falls?

List of measures in place:
List manual handling equipment used:

Equipment register in place?

Equipment last serviced?

Procedure in place to isolate broken equipment?

List areas Test / Tagged

Are there any electrical faults (broken power points etc) to be reported?

Have Hume/Facilities been notified?

Chemicals stored in well ventilated area?

Chemical register in place?

Safety Data Sheets current?

Chemicals decanted into labelled bottles?

Further Comment:


Have all staff completed the 5 mandatory training modules?

Training to be requested:


All staff completed onsite inductions?

Submitted to L&D?

All visitors sign in upon arrival?

All visitors advised of emergency procedures and evacuation point as part of the induction?

Further Comment:

Have there been reported injuries (last 12 months)?
Cause of injury sustained?
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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.