Information - Does the site have an identification board containing the opening hours, contact details for the EA and Council
Access and Parking - Staff and Visitors, public access for unloading, for operational plant and HGV's
Security and Restrictions - Gates and fencing, outside security CCTV, access for HWM staff
Warning signs and instructions
Office facilities - Heating, lighting, telephone, toilet and washing facilities
Housekeeping - collection of wind blown litter and keeping site tidy
Permitted and not permitted waste signage
Waste Reception - Visual checks on permitted waste only, guide to relevant locations, trade waste disclaimer
Control of waste - Kept in specified locations or skips, segregation for reuse/ recycling
Hazardous waste - Bunding of liquid waste, impermeable surfaces, enclosed skips for asbestos and fluorescent tubes, secure compound for gas bottles, covered area for lead acid batteries, separate area for household and garden chemicals.
Non hazardous waste - Sort for reuse or recycling, dispose of by approved contractors using form IF 35
Additional space for emergency storage
Non conforming waste, sort or dispose (rejection procedure)
Monitoring and Maintenance
Weighbridge calibration if applicable
Site diary record of:- Hazardous waste disposed, septic tank pumping, asbestos and clinical waste, dust and odour checks, accidents and incidents, plant breakdown, visitors.
Waste records - Quantities, destination, type, transport.
Visits - HWM staff, DCC, RRS, local authority, EA, HSE
Site checks - Plant checks and defect reports, daily inspections.
Fire Controls - Fire fighting equipment, fire drills, fire emergency procedure
Pollution Prevention - Drainage of rainwater, no waste burning, dust suppression by water spraying
First Aid - Sufficient trained individuals, first aid equipment
Emergency contact numbers available
Accident reporting, incident reporting
Sufficient lighting for dark nights
Sufficient salt for de-icing purposes
Emergency action list
Staff and management rota available
Drugs and alcohol testing undertaken by HWM staff
Visitors - Induction given, sign in diary, issued safety instructions
Traffic Management - Cones and barrier available, routes marked, vehicles permitted, check permits (council issue)
Risk assessments available for all activities, signed off by the staff.
Contractor control - Booking in system, induction given, permits to work issued, risk assessment and SSOW provided.
PPE - Issue record signed for, correct use, site rules issue record, training given and recorded.