Work Equipment

Ref A1 - Operative only uses equipment issued by the company.

Ref A2 - Operative confirms they have been trained to operate the mechanical street cleaning equipment

Ref A3 - Operative checks the condition of ancillary equipment before starting work

Ref A4 - Operative checks the level of fuel and cleaning agents before starting work

Ref A5 - Operative reports defective working equipment to supervisor

Ref A6 - Operative reports any damage to equipment and tools during the working day

Ref A7 - Operative does not use defective tools or equipment

Ref A8 - Operative wears the PPE as intended and as supplied by the company

Ref A9 - Operative follows company procedure for cleaning and disposing of component parts and ancillary equipment

Ref A10 - Operative cleans hands before eating, drinking, smoking or going to the toilet

Ref A11 - Operative always wears high-visibility clothing in good condition and unaltered

Ref A11 - Operative reports all accidents, incidents and near misses to supervisor

Vehicle Operations

Ref B1 - Operative carries out daily checks of the vehicle and ancillary equipment including hoses, brushes and suction brushes

Ref B2 - Operative does not use defective vehicle or equipment

Ref B3 - Operative reports defective vehicle and equipment to supervisor

Ref B4 - Operative remains close to vehicles with engine running whilst operating the equipment

Ref B5 - Operative applies the brake, switches off the engine and locks the doors when vehicle is unattended

Ref B6 - Operative avoids contact with moving or rotating parts which may not be fully visible

Ref B7 - Operative operates equipment from ground level

Ref B8 - Operative only carries out any maintenance or repairs that they have been trained to perform

Ref B9 - Operative only carries out any maintenance or repairs that they have been authorised to perform

Ref B10 - Operative does not endanger other road users when manoeuvring the street cleaner

Ref B11 - Operative does not use personal music equipment at work

Ref B12 - Operative cleans the vehicle and ancillary equipment after cleaning operations

Ref B13 - Operative ensures the vehicle is locked and secure after cleaning operations

Public Safety

Ref C1 - Operative ensures that the flashing beacons are switched on when work is being undertaken

Ref C2 - Operative does nothing to endanger the public while operating the vehicle and related equipment, including the wander hose

Ref C3 - Operative avoids any conflict or argument with the general public and withdraws politely from a difficult situation and informs supervisor immediately

Mechanical Street Cleaning

Ref D1 - Operative checks working area and street furniture for any obstructions

Ref D2 - Operative chooses the correct cleaning and collection equipment for the litter, detritus or debris found and the working surface on which it sits

Ref D3 - Operative ensures that ground surface is left clean and tidy after removal of litter, detritus and debris

Ref D4 - Operative segregates litter, debris and detritus where necessary and places it in correct container

Ref D5 - Operative transfers the containers to the correct collecting points

Ref D6 - Operative identifies types of litter, detritus and debris that pose a potential risk or health hazards and require specialist treatment

Ref D7 - Operative notifies supervisor of any hazardous litter, detritus and debris that cannot be disposed of immediately and seeks advice on how to proceed

Ref D8 - Operative only disposes of potentially hazardous litter, detritus or debris which they have been trained to deal with

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.