Health and Safety Plan and Policy

  • Does the directorate/department have a Health and Safety Policy?

  • Has the directorate/department updated its key contacts within the local Emergency Incident Plan and does Security have a copy?

Health and Safety Personnel

  • What are the names and titles of staff undertaking specified health and safety roles in the directorate/department?

  • Are there written agreements for those with Health and Safety Duties?

  • Are the Directors/Senior Management aware of their Health and Safety Duties/Responsibilities?

Safety Training

  • Does a health and safety training plan exist for the directorate/department?

  • Has each employee been assessed as to what health and safety training is required?

  • Please list the number of staff who have been trained in the following coures

  • IOSH Managing Safely

  • IOSH Working Safely

  • DSE Assessor

  • Manual Handling

  • Fire Warden

  • First Aid

  • Local Induction

  • Risk Assessment

  • Other

Safety Inspections

  • What inspections have taken place and what areas were covered?

  • Is there a procedure in place to follow up actions required?

  • Have all actions been completed within a year?

  • When will actions be completed?

  • Are Union Safety Representatives invited to join the inspections?

Risk Assessment

  • Have all new and relocated staff had their DSE workstations assessed?

  • Are all other risk assessments in place? E.G. events, field trips, manual handling, expectant mothers etc.

Health, Safety and Environment Committee/Group

  • Does the directorate/department have a Health, Safety and Environment Committe/Group?

  • Are Trade Union Representatives invited?

  • Were minutes/notes taken?

  • Are they published?

  • Dates of meeting.


  • Have all accidents/incidents been investigated if required?

  • Have all recommendations to prevent a reoccurrence been implemented?

  • Have all risk assessments been reviewed where an incident has occurred?

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