SAFETY CHECKS

SECURITY

ARE ALL GATES & DOORS LOCKED WITH ACCESS TO CLASSROOMS ADEQUATELY CONTROLLED? ARE PERIMETERS SECURE? E.g No gaps or holes in fencing.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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  • DATE REPORTED:

COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

HAVE STUDENT REGISTERS BEEN TAKEN?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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  • DATE REPORTED:

COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

DOORS & WINDOWS

DO WINDOWS & DOORS OPEN SAFELY? WITH NO LOOSENING, WORN OR DAMAGED PARTS? Please check: Door speeds are not too fast - finger shields are attached not broken - damages to glass - ironmongery e.g. handles, locks etc. ARE WINDOW RESTRICTORS FITTED ON LOW LEVEL WINDOWS? STOPPING PERSONS FROM WALKING INTO OPEN WINDOWS.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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  • DATE REPORTED:

COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

FLOOR SAFETY

ARE FLOORS FREE FROM SLIP, TRIP & FALL HAZARDS? For example: Trailing leads - Missed placed furniture or belongings - Lifted or damaged mats, carpets, vinyl surfaces etc.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

FURNITURE & FITTINGS

IS FURNITURE IN A SAFE, USABLE CONDITION? Please check: Draws, shelving, doors, handles, tables, chairs etc.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

ELECTRICAL

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ARE ELECTRICS IN A GOOD, SAFE, WORKING CONDITION? For example: Loose or damaged power sockets, light switches, exposed wiring, lighting etc. Note: please ensure all portable electrical goods are PAT tested. New electrical goods need to be PAT tested prior to connection into the school circuitry. ARE PLUG-IN SOCKET PROTECTORS USED AND IN PLACE?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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  • DATE REPORTED:

COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

ENVIRONMENT

ARE TEMPERATURES ACCEPTABLE? E.g. Not too hot or too cold? able to circulate air easily etc. IS THERE ADEQUATE VENTILATION? E.g. Fresh air, sufficient extraction in toilets ARE HOT HEATING PIPES ADEQUATELY COVERED? Is there a potential for scolding? ARE HOT WATER TEMPERATURES SAFE ENOUGH TO TOUCH? Note: hot taps must be run for several minutes to have a true indication. IS DRINKING WATER AVAILABLE? IS DRINKING WATER MARKED UP AS DRINKING WATER? WALLS: FREE FROM SHARP/PROTRUDING OBJECTS? E.g. Screws, staples, shelves or displays etc. ROPE, CORDS, CABLES THAT COULD POTENTIALLY CAUSE LACERATIONS OR STRANGULATION? E.g. Blind chords, washing lines, roped Swings etc.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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  • DATE REPORTED:

COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

TOILETS, WASHROOMS & CONSUMABLES

ARE TOILETS & WASHROOMS: CLEAN & FREE FROM LEAKS? DO TOILETS FLUSH? ARE TOILET SEATS SECURE? ARE TOILET ROLLS, SOAPS ETC. REPLENISHED FREQUENTLY?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES/MATERIALS

ARE THERE ANY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES? IF SO ARE THEY KEPT SAFE AND OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN? E.g. Irritants, flammables or harmful substances that could cause serious harm if touched or swallowed.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

FIRE SAFETY

ARE FIRE ROUTES KEPT CLEAR? CAN FIRE DOORS BE OPENED EASILY? IS FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT PRESENT AND SITED CORRECTLY? E.g. Not used to hold door open! DO ALL OCCUPANTS KNOW THE FIRE PROCEDURES FOR THE BUILDING?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

PLAY EQUIPMENT

ARE TOYS IN GOOD, CLEAN, SAFE CONDITION? ARE THERE ANY WORN, LOOSE, MISSING OR BROKEN PARTS?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

PLANNING ACTIVITIES

ARE THERE ANY ACTIVITIES PLANNED THAT WOULD NEED CONSIDERATION IN THE FORM OF A RISK ASSESSMENT? For example: A practical activity that involves students climbing or playing at height, working with sharp tools or instruments, cooking, building or animal interaction. Note: please preplan your activities in advance, have regular meetings and ensure Health & Safety is considered when planning any activities.

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

MISCELLANEOUS:

ANYTHING ELSE CONSIDERED TO BE A RISK?

  • UNSAFE

  • RISK RATING & DESCRIPTION:

  • ACTIONS REQUIRED: if known?

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COMPETITION DETAILS: office use only.

FIRST NAME: SURNAME: CONTRACTOR NAME: (If Applicable) ADDITIONAL ACTIONS: . . . DATE COMPLETE:

  • SAFE

COMPLETION....

  • SIGNATURE OF ASSESSOR:

  • IMPORTANT.... PLEASE READ:

    RISK ASSESSMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL AND SENT BEFORE 8:30am (mon - fri).

    PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RISK ASSESSMENT TO:

    1). CARETAKER/SITE MANAGER.
    2). BUSINESS MANAGER/OFFICE MANAGER.
    3). MANAGER RESPONSABLE FOR THE ASSESSED AREA.

    FOR CONSULTANCY ON HEALTH & SAFETY PLEASE CONTACT:

    Lee Spall - GLC Premises Officer.
    Email: lee.spall@theglc.org.uk
    Tel: 07939855263

    OTHER CONTACTS:

    Essential Safety | H&S consultants
    Steven Mann
    Email: stevem@esafety.org.uk

    HSE - www.hse.gov.uk/

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