Information

  • School

  • Area

  • Classroom

  • Conducted on

Previous inspection

  • Has the last inspection been reviewed?

  • Are there no outstanding actions?

Fire Prevention

  • Evacuation plan displayed and understood by all delegates?

  • Extinguishers in place, clearly marked for type of fire?

  • Extinguishers recently serviced? (Check 6 monthly punch mark on tabs.)

  • Extinguishers clear of obstructions?

  • Extinguisher no more than 1200 mm max height & base not lower that 100 mm?

  • Indicator signs 2.1 m above floor level?

  • Adequate direction notices for fire exits?

  • Exit doors easily opened from inside?

  • Exits clear of obstructions?

  • Fire alarm system functioning correctly?

General Lighting

  • The lighting is adequate for working safely

  • Reflected light from walls & ceilings not causing glare to delegates?

  • Light fittings clean and in good condition?

  • Emergency exit lighting operable?

Building Safety

  • Floor surfaces even and uncluttered, maintained, in a safe condition, are suitable for the type of activities being conducted.

  • Entry and walkways kept clear?

  • Walkways adequately and clearly marked?

  • Intersections kept clear of boxes etc?

  • Classroom area clean and tidy?

  • There is sufficient space for each person to work safely.

  • Steps/stairs/ramps/risers are in a safe condition with non-slip surface, and secure handrails where needed.

  • Doors, windows, locks and latches are in good condition and in working order.

  • There is adequate ventilation.

  • Walls and ceilings are safe and in good condition.

  • Sink areas are clean and in good working order (ie no leaks) where required.

Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings

  • Furniture in sound condition?

  • Light fittings/fixtures and ceiling fans are in good condition and working order.

  • Hanging displays are not hazardous.

Electrical Safety

  • No double adapters in use?

  • Electrical equipment is in good condition and portable equipment is tested and tagged as required.

  • No broken plugs, sockets or switches?

  • No power leads across walkways?

  • No frayed or damaged leads?

  • No strained leads?

  • All new power boards purchased will have an overload switch.

  • All areas have Residual Current Device (RCD) protection. (A Residual Current Device is a sensitive safety device that switches off the electricity within 10 to 50 milliseconds if there is an electrical fault. An RCD is is designed to protect against the risks of electrocution and fire caused by earth faults)

First Aid Facilities

  • Are cabinets and contents clean and orderly?

  • Are contents regularly checked?

  • No contents past their expiry date?

  • Cabinets clearly labelled?

  • Is there easy access to cabinets?

  • Delegates aware of location of first aid cabinet?

  • Are first aid officers accessible?

  • Are emergency numbers displayed?

Office Hazards

  • Condition of filing cabinets?

  • Condition of chairs? (Five star bases.)

  • Desks in good condition? (No damage.)

  • Screen Based Equipment positioned to reduce glare from windows etc?

  • Photocopiers positioned to avoid fumes?

Storage

  • Flammable material is stored and handled in a safe manner.

  • Required resources and equipment are stored safely.

  • Free standing shelves/cupboards are secured to ensure stability.

  • Storage methods are used that will eliminate or minimize accidents. (heavy objects stored between mid-thigh and shoulder height)

Hazardous Substances

  • Current (within 5 years) material safety data sheets are readily available for hazardous substances.

  • Hazardous substances are stored and labeled appropriately.

Vehicle Condition

  • Schedule maintenance performed?

  • Condition of tyres?

  • Brake performance?

  • Lights? (Check operation of brake, indicator and reversing lights)

  • Condition of drivers seat?

  • Condition of other seats?

  • First aid kit supplied and adequate?

  • Storage provisions?

  • Other
  • Any other items not stated above?

Sign Off

  • On site representative

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