Initial Assessment

  • Are there any other installations or fixed equipment to move?

  • The move or installation of equipment will normally require an assessment prior to work beginning, ensure any necessary assessments are completed as required!

  • Details of other equipment to be moved / installed:

  • Will the equipment affect any existing installations or fixed equipment?

  • Details of other equipment and how it will be affected:

  • Is there sufficient room to operate, supply, access and egress the equipment?

  • Details of the issue and any intended mitigating actions:

  • Will the equipment obstruct any emergency exit doors?

  • Details of the location of exit, degree of obstruction and proposed mitigating actions

  • Will the equipment / installation obstruct or require the change to any pedestrian walkways, routes or barriers?

  • Details of any obstruction or changes required:

  • Will the equipment / installation obstruct or require the change to any vehicular routes or barriers?

  • Details of any obstructions or changes required:

  • Will the equipment / installation obstruct or require changes to any safety / welfare provisions? (Emergency Lighting / First Aid Equipment / Alarm Call Points / Fire Fighting Equipment)

  • Details of equipment / provisions being obstructed:

  • Will the equipment / installation obstruct access to maintain any lighting or other systems?

  • Details of any obstructions:

  • Does the equipment utilise any Local Exhaust Ventilation system either new or existing?

  • Does the equipment / installation require the use of any new or increase the use of any existing substances? COSHH

  • Details of new or increased use of any substances:

  • Please supply any relevant datasheets when submitting this assessment to the Health and Safety team!

  • Will the equipment / installation require the use of any new, modified or additional handling equipment?

  • Details of handling equipment requirement:

  • Will the equipment bring any new processes to the site?

  • Details of new processes:

  • Will the equipment / installation result in an increase or decrease in headcount?

  • Details of changes to headcount:

  • Will the equipment / installation expose employees to vibration either through holding or standing on vibrating equipment? HAVS

  • Details of vibrating equipment:

  • Will the equipment / installation generate any new or significantly increase any existing waste streams?

  • Details (including volumes) of waste streams:

  • Are all required services already in place for the equipment / installation? (Air, Water, Electricity, Coolant)

  • Details of services yet to be installed or provisioned:

  • Have any relevant IT requirements been put into place: (LAN, Wireless, Support Ticket)

  • Details of IT requirements outstanding:

  • Will the installation work require the use of external contractors?

  • Contractor and requirement details:

  • Please supply any relevant RAMS / Insurances / Competencies when submitting this assessment to the Health & Safety team!

  • Will the installation works likely cause interruption or negative impacts on any other parts of the business / site?

  • Details of interruption / impact including departments and duration:

  • Completed assessment to be sent to a member of the Health & Safety team with a current copy of the project plan for review and approval. Any resulting actions are to be added to the project plan and then re-communicated to the project team.

  • Health & Safety Review & Approval by Health & Safety team member:

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