Are policies, procedures and guidelines easily accessible to staff?
Are staff aware of OH&S policy statement?
Is general OH&S information available?
Are OH&S duties allocated to appropriate staff?
Are staff aware of duty statements allocating OH&S responsibilities?
Do staff discuss health and safety issues?
Are purchasing policies, procedures and guidelines accessible to relevant staff?
Are staff aware of OH&S standard purchasing requirements?
Are products purchased with attention to OH&S features?
Are procedures in place to ensure that contractors maintain OH&S standards?
Are OH&S issues discussed with contractors before commencing work?
Is OH&S information available about contractual agreements?
Is there a qualified workplace health and safety officer at your workplace (if you have thirty or more staff)?
Has/have a workplace health and safety representative(s) been elected (if requested by staff)?
Is there a workplace health and safety committee or other forum to deal with health and safety issues?
Are staff aware of the risk management process?
Are workplace risks assessed and controlled, e.g. is appropriate signage displayed to identify potential risks?
Are DOEM policies, procedures and guidelines on risk management accessible to staff?
Are there procedures to determine risks associated with manual tasks?
Are there procedures for safely performing manual tasks?
Are staff trained to safely perform manual tasks?
Are DOEM policy and procedures on hazardous substances accessible to staff?
Have material safety data sheets been obtained for all hazardous substances?
Are there procedures for the safe use and storage of hazardous substances?
Have written procedures for the safe use of plant and equipment been developed?
Are manufacturers’ manuals/instructions accessible to staff?
Are plant and equipment used and maintained according to manufacturers’instructions?
Is information on safe and healthy environmental conditions available to staff?
Have environmental hazards been assessed and controlled, e.g. noise, UV radiation?
Have all staff received OH&S induction training?
Do staff receive OH&S training relevant to their job?
Are appropriate training records kept?
Are there written procedures for reporting, recording and investigating accidents and incidents?
Are on-site records of all accidents and incidents kept?
Are accidents and incidents investigated?
Has a site plan been developed?
Are there written and displayed emergency procedures for situations such as fire, medical emergency, bomb threat, evacuation, natural disaster, chemical spill, and occupational violence at the workplace?
Are staff and students trained in the emergency procedures?
Does the workplace have first aid facilities, e.g. first aid kit and first aid room?
Are there written first aid procedures?
Are there trained first aid personnel with first aid certification at least?
Is infection control information available to staff?
Are there written infection control procedures?
Do staff practise the infection control procedures?
Are sources of biohazards in the workplace identified?
Are the department’s occupational rehabilitation policy and procedures accessible to staff?
Has an accredited workplace rehabilitation coordinator been appointed (if your workplace has thirty or more staff)?
Are rehabilitation plans documented and regularly monitored?
Are consultative decision-making processes practised in the workplace?
Do staff know who their district employee adviser is?
Are staff provided with information on stress management?