Type of establishment?
Who is responsible for building maintenance?
Name of area supervisor?
1.1 - Are adequate security measures in place for the site?
1.2 - Are all staff aware of the security control measures required at the site?
1.3 - Are all staff wearing the correct uniform?
1.4 - Are all staff wearing ID badges?
2.1 - Are ladders securely stored when not in use?
2.2 - Are all ladders either Class 1 or EN131?
2.3 - Do all ladders carry a unique identification code?
2.4 - Are ladders periodically checked and documented?
2.5 - Do staff carry out pre use checks on ladders?
3.1 - Can the fire alarms be heard by all staff in all locations?
3.2 - is there appropriate amount of FFE available?
3.3 - Do all staff know the evacuation route out of the building and where the fire assembly point is?
3.4 - Do the site fire evacuation procedures take into account cleaning staff working out of core hours?
4.1 - Is there adequate storage available?
4.2 - Are sluice sinks available for cleaning staff to use?
4.3 - Is the store room fitted with suitable shelving?
4.4 - Is the store room kept clean and tidy?
4.5 - Is the store room kept locked shut?
4.6 - Are all cleaning rooms kept clean and tidy?
4.7 - Are all cleaning rooms kept locked shut?
5.1 - Is a site file available?
5.2 - Are all staff aware of the contents of the site file?
5.3 - Is documentary evidence available to show that staff have read the site file?
6.1 - Is suitable first aid equipment available?
6.2 - Are there arrangements in place for providing first aid?
7.1 - Is there a system in place for reporting defects?
7.2 - Are premises emergency procedures shared with the cleaning staff?
7.3 - Is there good communication with the premises management?
8.1 - Are guards fitted to all machines?
8.2 - Are warning/operating procedures available for all machines?
8.3 - Is equipment adequately maintained?
8.4 - Is adequate warning signage displayed where approriate?
8.5 - Do operators carry out pre use checks on equipment?
8.6 - Do operators know the correct procedures for defective equipment?
8.7 - Are keys for machinery adequately controlled (where appropriate)?
8.8 - Is colour coding in place for cleaning equipment?
8.9 - Are wheeled buckets or cleaning trolleys available for use by staff?
9.1 - Are staff aware of the correct procedure for removal of waste?
9.2 - Are external bins stored in a secure area?
9.3 - Are external bins safely accessible by cleaning staff?
9.4 - Are external bins suitable for use by all cleaning staff?
9.5 - Are suitable arrangements in place for the safe disposal of sharps/bio hazards?
10.1 - Is safety footwear available and in use?
10.2 - Is appropriate PPE available?
10.3 - Is PPE in use where required?
11.1 - Is the fixed wiring adequately maintained?
11.2 - Is all portable equipment adequately maintained?
11.3 - Are user checks carried out on all portable electrical equipment?
12.1 - Are MSDS's available for all hazardous products in use?
12.2 - Are COSHH assessments available to staff for all hazardous products in use?
12.3 - Are all products suitably labelled?
12.4 - Are all products adequately stored?
12.5 - Is PPE available for specific products where required?
12.6 - Are stock levels of cleaning products in cleaning rooms adequately controlled?
12.7 - Are all products that require dilution carried out by a competent person?
13.1 - Do all staff undergo induction training (inc. Temp. staff)?
13.2 - Have staff received training for general duties?
13.3 - Have staff received training for using machinery?
13.4 - Have staff received training for using equipment/tools?
13.5 - Have staff received training in the use of cleaning products?
13.6 - Have staff received training in manual handling?
13.7 - Have staff received training in working at height?
13.8 - Have staff received training for sharps/bio hazards?
13.9 - Have staff received training for Lone Working?
13.10 - Is all staff training recorded?
14.1 - Are risk assessments in place for general duties?
14.2 - Are risk assessments in place for machinery?
14.3 - Are risk assessments in place for equipment/tools?
14.4 - Are risk assessments in place for cleaning chemicals?
14.5 - Are risk assessments in place for manual handling?
14.6 - Are risk assessments in place for working at height?
14.7 - Are risk assessments in place for sharps/bio hazards?
14.8 - Are risk assessments in place for Lone Working?