Introduction and Conclusions

  • Overview of Entity and Areas Inspected

  • The objective of the inspection is to evaluate the physical health and safety conditions against the entity OHSMS and AD OHSMS SF requirements including applicable Codes of Practice.
    The Inspection is not intended to be comprehensive and does not replace the entities responsibility to identify safety issues.

  • Summary of Findings:

  • Conclusion:

Fire Safety & First Aid

Fire Safety (refer to OSHAD SF- Element 6 & UAE Fire and Life Safety Code.

  • Are sufficient numbers of fire extinguishers provided?

  • Enter details of deficiency

  • Table 4.3 - For offices extinguisher minimum travel must be 15m. Corridor and shared areas 22.5 m. Electrical and services rooms 9m. Tip use judgement initially to determine if enough extinguishers are provided

  • Are Fire Extinguishers correctly maintained?

  • Enter Date of last inspection

  • Take a Picture of the extinguisher label

  • Maintenance is required on an annual basis by a competent company (as per NFPA 10). Note a Hydostatic test is required every 6 years.

  • Are fire extinguishers correctly positioned, clearly identified and not obstructed?

  • Wall mounted extinguishers should not be fixed more than 1.5 mtrs high. Extinguishers must be in an easily accessible location and not block escapeways. The operating instructions must face to the front to be read easily.

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Are fire detection devices (smoke alarms etc) fitted and functioning?

  • Are fire alarm systems fitted and functioning?

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Are correct fire safety signs installed and maintained in a legible condition?

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Is the Fire Assembly point designated and clearly identified?

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Are emergency route plans posted at suitable locations throughout the building and do they clearly show the locations of assembly points and emergency exits

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Are flammable materials stored correctly?

  • Detail deficiency.

  • Add Pic.

  • Notes:Notes:

First Aid (CoP 4.0)

  • Are sufficient numbers of first aid kits provided?

  • First aid kits shall be placed in all office buildings (minimum 1 per floor) and throughout the worksite as needed. they must not be stored in a locked container / cupboard. First aid kits shall be placed in all worksite vehicles. 3.3 (c)

  • Are the contents complete and items all in date?

  • Describe Deficiency.

  • Take a picture

  • Add Additional first aid kits
  • Describe Defeciency

  • Take a picture

  • Are there sufficient numbers of trained first aiders available?

  • Describe defeciency

  • 1 - 49 staff = 2 first aiders. 50 - 100 = 2 first aiders + 1 nurse. 101 - 500 = 1 first aider per 100 staff (minimum 3 first aiders) + 1 nurse

  • Are the names of first aiders and means of summoning assistance clearly displayed?

  • Notes:

Housekeeping and Welfare

CoP 8.0 General Workplace Amenities

  • Is the workplace kept clean?

  • Describe findings:

  • Add picture

  • Are Aisles and passageways kept clear?

  • Describe findings

  • Add picture

  • Are any holes in floors, open pits, tanks, vats or ditches protected by covers or guardrails?

  • Describe findings.

  • Add picture

  • Is the temperature in the workplace reasonable?

  • Describe findings

  • Add picture

  • Is there sufficient space in the workplace?

  • Describe findings

  • Add picture

  • Workplaces are required to have 10 cubic metres per person with a maximum ceiling height of 2.5 metres. work areas that include a desk space and chair must have 90cm behind. Walkways behind a deskspace shall be a minimum of 1 metre.

  • Is there sufficient lighting provided?

  • Describe findings

  • Add picture

  • Is there a supply of potable drinking water provided?

  • Describe findings

  • Add picture

  • Drinking water should be marked with signs and cups unless the water is from a jet. Sharing of cups is not permitted.

  • Are sanitary conveniences (bathrooms) provided?

  • Are bathrooms provided with soap and a means for the drying of hands?

  • Is there a supply of hot and cold running water?

  • Notes:

Compliance with CoP

COP 1.0 Hazardous Materials

  • Are Hazardous Materials used or stored? (CoP 1.0)

  • Are Hazardous materials stored correctly:

  • Details of Issue

  • Add media

  • Are SDS sheets available

  • Is the correct PPE provided

  • Notes:

COP 15.0 Electrical Safety

  • Are electrical items in good condition?

  • Details of Issue

  • Take Picture

  • Notes:

COP 23.0 Working at Heights & CoP 37 Ladders

  • Select Yes if regular working at height is undertaken, this will open the audit section. Note for transport entities this includes working on the top of vehicles, for example a/c repair.

  • Is working at height undertaken?

  • Is correct equipment provided for working at height and is this in good condition?

  • Details of problems

  • Take Picture

  • Are Ladders and access equipment checked by a competent person?

  • Details of problems

  • Take Picture

  • Notes:

COP 34 Safe Use of Lifting Equipment and Lifting Accessories

  • Select Yes if lifting equipment is used to add to the Inspection. Note lifting equipment includes vehicle jacks and hoists.

  • Is lifting equipment used?

  • Is the lifting equipment provided correct for task and is this in good condition?

  • Details of Fault:

  • Add Picture

  • Notes:

COP 35 Portable Power Tools.

  • Select Yes if portable power tools are used to add to the Inspection. Note: includes electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic powered tools.

  • Are portable power tools used?

  • Is the portable equipment provided correct for task and is this in good condition?

  • Details of Issues

  • Add Picture

  • Are all guards or protection devices fitted and in good condition?

  • Details of Issues

  • Add Picture

  • Notes:

Compliance with CoP Continued

CoP 44.0 - Traffic Management and Logistics

  • Is the site traffic management correctly planned, organised and supervised?

  • Are pedestrian and vehicle routes segregated so far as is reasonably practicable?

  • Are pedestrian and vehicle routes marked with signs and barriers?

  • Are separate entrances and exits provided for vehicles and pedestrians?

  • Are speed limits signposted and enforced?

  • Notes:

COP 47.0 Machine Guarding

  • Is Machinery Used?

  • Are guards correctly fitted and maintained in good condition?

  • Are trip switches, emergency stop buttons or other devices correctly fitted and maintained and working correctly?

  • Where necessary are jigs, holders and push-sticks provided and are these suitable?

COP 48.0 Spray Finishing

  • Spray finishing includes spray painting regardless if a spray booth is used or not.

  • Is spray finishing undertaken?

  • Spray booth should be used unless the items are too big or heavy to move into a booth, it is infrequent spraying of large items or it is minor spot repair.

  • Is a spray booth Provided?

  • Is the spray booth fitted with a negative pressure gauge? (3.3(d))

  • Is the booth fitted with a gauge or alarm to indicate if airflow drops? (3.3(e))

  • Does the booth remain on for at least 5 minutes after spraying to purge the system? (3.3 (f))

  • Are filters regularly cleaned or replaced?

  • Is the spray booth and associated systems tested annually?

  • Does spray finishing take place outside of a spray booth?

  • Has an exclusion zone been defined and marked which has a 6m horizontal separation and 2m vertical separation from other people, plant or equipment or source of ignition?

  • If 2 pack Isocyanate based paints are used, are all persons within 15 mtrs wearing correct RPE?

  • Is appropriate signage displayed (no smoking etc)?

  • Is appropriate ventilation provided for paint storage and mixing areas? (3.7 (i))

  • Are containers correct and correctly labeled? (3.7(ii))

  • Are Safety Data Sheets available? (3.7 (iii))

  • Notes:

COP 51.0 Powered Lift Trucks

  • Includes - Forklifts, rider trucks, hand trucks, pallet trucks and tugs.

  • Are Powered Lift Trucks Used?

  • Are forklifts checked daily with a written checklist, and is this checklist held for 1 year? 3.4 (h) (i)

  • Are forklift trucks fitted with reverse alarms and mirrors? 3.4 (h) (viii)

  • Has the forklift been inspected by an approved 3rd party annually ? 4 (a) (i)

  • Notes:

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