Section 1: Station platforms and concourse: (insert paltform(s) numbers here) Note: a separate section 1 needed for each individual or dual platform.

  • Is the area clean and free from litter?


    Guidance: check for general cleanliness off the area and that bins etc are not overflowing.

  • Are all platforms, stairs and other walking routes in good condition and clear from obstructions and slipping hazards?


    Guidance: check for any visual defects for example pot holes, that could cause a hazard. Ensure signage is not causing any obstructions or risks of making contact with people. Check for slipping hazards for example waters pillages etc. ensure drainage in the platform surface is fixed and secure and presents no risks of being tripped on, and that it is in good condition.

  • Do platform coping stones appear to be stable and free from defects?


    Guidance: check the coping stones (edging) of the platforms to ensure none appear to be loose or damaged, check the bonding and diamond on the copers to ensure no gaps in the render.

  • Are fire exits free from obstructions and clearly signed?


    Guidance: check any exits from the station concourse to ensure there are no obstructions and signage is in place, visible and damage free.

  • Are the platform end gates in good condition and secured with the standard combination lock?



    Guidance : check for any visual defects that could cause a hazard. Ensure the padlock is set to correct combination (3190) and that it can be easily opened. (Physical check)

  • Are all automatic ticket gates in good order?



    Guidance: check the area around the ATG's to ensure no defects and that the area is clean and free of tripping hazards.

  • Are all fences and gates in good order and closed where required?



    Guidance: check fencing in the immediate vicinity of the station to ensure it is secure. (To prevent unauthorised access) ensure any gates to railway premises in the vicinity to the station are closed (when required) and secure.

  • Are all cable ducts, manhole covers, drain covers and fire hydrant covers intact and not causing a slipping/tripping hazard or obstruction?

  • Are all signs, white/ yellow lines and other warning notices present and in good condition?



    Guidance: check station signage is still clearly legible and not worn, faded or damaged.

    Check end of platform signs for - warning signs not to access beyond this point and other safety related signage.

  • Is all platform furniture (seating and shelters) in good condition?



    Guidance: check furniture to ensure no defects, wear and tear or damage.

  • Is all waste in the appropriate skips, compactors or wheelie bins?



    Guidance: check all waste is stored in the appropriate container and that these are where necessary secured (locked). Are there any waste bags in the area?

  • Are waste containers etc kept in a secure location? If so, check that the area is not accessible to members of the public.



    Check compound for security measures and that there are no faults, damage or access to compound is accessible to members of unauthorised personnel.

  • Do all transparent/translucent doors, gates, walls or partitions carry conspicuous markings? (Manifested)



    Guidance: check all of the above to ensure that they have markings to identify them as being transparent or translucent. For the visually impaired this presents high risk and marking should be such that they indicate the area is such.

  • If applicable, are all fire hydrants marked to be easily identified?



    Guidance: fire hydrants usually have a yellow plate in the vicinity to denote its location.

  • If fire hydrants are present have these been tested within the last 12 calendar months (insert in comments date tested)?



    Guidance: hydrants should be annually tested. Check a record has been recorded in the station fire log book.

  • Are platform telephones (SPT) easily accessible and in good condition?



    Guidance: check there are no obstructions to access the phones and they are not accessible to unauthorised persons.

  • Are access ladders (to roof, signal or gantries) secure and locked off?



    Guidance: check access ladders to ensure that they are not accessible to unauthorised persons.

  • Are platform surfaces and concourse surfaces free from standing water or ice?



    Guidance: check for leakages and damage to roofs, pipes or infrastructure. Ensure there is no standing water and that dry mopping is instigated to reduce risks of STF.

    If ice present take immediate action to remove and clear area.

  • Is station lighting in good working order?




    Guidance: Check that all lighting is fully working.

    A minimum of 2 inspections per annum should be carried out after the hours of darkness to ensure the illumination is adequate.

  • Are waiting rooms (not shelters) free from litter? Are fixtures and fittings in good conditions?



    Guidance: check environment for waste and furniture for condition. (Physical check)

  • Are all access doors secure to prevent unauthorised access (non public areas)?



    Guidance: physically check doors to ensure that they are secure and free from damage or faults.

    Indicate in notes the doors checked.

  • Are all stairs and handrails free from defects or damage?



    Guidance: check stair treads, surfaces, tactiles (for visually impaired/blind) and handrail to ensure they are secure and and defects faulted and managed.

  • Is all CIS equipment free from defects and that any and all announcements are clear and audible?



    Guidance: check various locations to ensure announcement system is audible from the SCP, automatic and hand held devices/equipment.

  • Is the help point in full working order and does it have the required signage on it?




    Guidance: test helping and record findings or defects identified.

  • Are all drainage grills in good order and defect free?



    Guidance: visually check all grills to ensure that they are secure, damage free or corrosion, record any issues in notes.

  • Are all drainage grills in good order and defect free?



    Guidance: visually check all grills to ensure that they are secure, damage free or corrosion, record any issues in notes.

  • CBS poster frames: are the 48 sheet panels in good condition with any identifiable structural issues or defects?



    Guidance: check the central timbers are not showing signs of rot, damage or graffiti, that all fixings and the frame appear secure. Any cables appear undamaged and that the poster is not coming loose.

  • Are 4/6 sheet advertising panels in good condition with no structural issues?



    Guidance: check that the frame is secure to the wall the glass/Perspex is clean and damage free and that where illumination is provided that it the lighting is working and illuminating the poster.

Section 2: Lift operation and over bridge Infrastructure.

  • Are lifts in good operational condition?



    Guidance: check that the lifts are working and there are no visible defects. Check floors and door closure mechanisms.

  • Is the area including entry points and flooring clean and free of litter?



    Guidance: check the lift internal flooring and surfaces are clean. Check the entry point Nd walkways for litter and hazards that could pose a trip hazard.

  • Is the internal lighting of the lift and exit point form the lift well lit and in good working order?



    Guidance: check lighting and illumination of lift and entry point.

  • All notices to the internal surface and external surfaces are clearly visible, easy to understand and identify any potential hazards to users. Are all visual indicators (displays) working and in good condition?



    Guidance: check that all visual indicators for example lift operational buttons are lit, and that all notices are clearly visible and in good condition.

  • Are all lift rooms free from any hazards?



    Guidance: check the lift room to ensure all working machinery is free from obstruction, it is damage and fault free and that lighting works. That any notices are clearly dispalyed, legible and easy to understand.

  • Are emergency alarms within the lift in full working order and appropriately signed?



    Guidance: check that lift alarms are audible. That test of the alarms are undertaken and recorded in the FLB.

Section 3: station forecourt access - cars/taxis/buses and pedestrians.

  • Is the forecourt, taxi rank, parking areas and bus stops free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards?



    Guidance: is the area clean with no obvious slipping or tripping hazards for example pot holes, surface damage or overgrown vegetation?

  • Is forecourt lighting in good condition?



    Guidance: check that all lighting is in full working order and that illumination is sufficient.

  • Is forecourt lighting in good condition?



    Guidance: check that all lighting is in full working order and that illumination is sufficient.

  • Are surfaces in access road, bays and pedestrian walking pathways free from standing water?



    Guidance: check for any areas of standing water that could in cold weather turn to ice. Ensure this is not due to overflowing drains or pipes or uneven surfaces.

  • Is signage in the forecourt area in good order, legible and identifiable?



    Guidance: check signage for sharp edges, protruding signs that could cause injury or low signs. Are they clean, free or faults or faded. Are they position so as not to prove a hazard to people walking past/below them.

  • Are all drainage grills in good order and defect free?



    Guidance: visually check all grills to ensure that they are secure, damage free or corrosion, record any issues in notes.

  • CBS poster frames: are the 48 sheet panels in good condition with any identifiable structural issues or defects?



    Guidance: check the central timbers are not showing signs of rot, damage or graffiti, that all fixings and the frame appear secure. Any cables appear undamaged and that the poster is not coming loose.

  • Are 4/6 sheet advertising panels in good condition with no structural issues?



    Guidance: check that the frame is secure to the wall the glass/Perspex is clean and damage free and that where illumination is provided that it the lighting is working and illuminating the poster.

Section 4: Car Park(s) for each car park please undertake a supertax check for each. (specify which car park here)

  • Is the car park free of litter, obstructions and tripping hazards?



    Guidance: is the area clean with no obvious slipping or tripping hazards for example pot holes, surface damage or overgrown vegetation?

  • Is car park lighting in good condition?



    Guidance: check that all lighting is in full working order and that illumination is sufficient.

  • Are car parks, bays and pedestrian walking pathways free from standing water?



    Guidance: check for any areas of standing water that could in cold weather turn to ice. Ensure this is not due to overflowing drains or pipes or uneven surfaces.

  • Is signage in the car park area in good order, legible and identifiable?



    Guidance: check signage for sharp edges, protruding signs that could cause injury or low signs. Are they clean, free or faults or faded. Are they position so as not to prove a hazard to people walking past/below them.

  • Are all drainage grills in good order and defect free?



    Guidance: visually check all grills to ensure that they are secure, damage free or corrosion, record any issues in notes.

  • CBS poster frames: are the 48 sheet panels in good condition with any identifiable structural issues or defects?



    Guidance: check the central timbers are not showing signs of rot, damage or graffiti, that all fixings and the frame appear secure. Any cables appear undamaged and that the poster is not coming loose.

  • Are 4/6 sheet advertising panels in good condition with no structural issues?



    Guidance: check that the frame is secure to the wall the glass/Perspex is clean and damage free and that where illumination is provided that it the lighting is working and illuminating the poster.

Section 5: Common areas - corridors, stairs, entrances and exits.

  • Are all fire exits free from obstruction and clearly signed?



    Guidance: all fire exits to have green/white fire exit signage including the pictograms (running man)

  • Are fire doors working correctly and not wedged open?



    Guidance: check that push bars operate to the standard and that fire doors can open easily.

  • Are all walkways in good condition and clear form obstructions and slipping hazards?



    Guidance: ensure that there are no tripping hazards, loose flooring or slipping hazards for example wet flooring.

  • Are all internal stairs and handrails free from defects?



    Guidance: check stair treads, surfaces and that there are no tripping hazards present. Also, handrails are secure and in good condition.

  • Are fire extinguishers in good order and within there required 12 month inspection/maintenance programme?



    Guidance: fire extinguisher pins and security tags should be checked to ensure that they are still in place. Record in notes date of last inspection.

  • Is signage dispalyed to clearly indicate the type of extinguisher?



    Guidance: fire extinguisher points should have signage to indicate the type of extinguisher and what type of use that can be used on for example - electrical

  • Is lighting sufficient and in good working order?



    Guidance: is lighting sufficient to ensure clear visibility when using corridors or stairs and is it in full working order.

  • Are these areas clean, hygienic and free of waste/litter?



    Guidance: does the locker room look clean, no boxes stored over head height, food and preparation surfaces clean and free of food waste or debris. All floors and other surface clean. Utilities such as sinks and microwaves are clean and tidy. Is waste removed on a frequent basis to ensure the environment is clean and the avoidance of noxious odours is reduced.

Section 6: staff accommodation for breaks and locker facilities (non public) copy for different areas of station.

  • Is the area including entry points and flooring clean and free of litter?



    Guidance: check the lift internal flooring and surfaces are clean. Check the entry point Nd walkways for litter and hazards that could pose a trip hazard.

  • Are all walking routes, entry/exits clear of obstructions?



    Guidance: ensure these areas are free of obstructions and litter to prevent slipping incidents. Are floors in good condition.

  • Is furniture provided in good condition and free from faults or defects?



    Guidance: check tables, chairs and other furniture to ensure defect free.

  • Is food and other waste disposed of in the correct manner?


    Guidance: check for food left out or in fridges beyond recommended dates and dispose of in the waste bins provided. Make sure all items are contained in the correct manner to ensure no contamination of the area.

  • Is heating/cooking appliances maintained regularly? Check for stickers or paperwork to demonstrate this.



    Stand alone heating and cooking appliances should be regularly maintained. This is normally indicated on the equipment by a label.

  • Is all electrical equipment PAT tested and are these in date (12 months from date of infection)?


    Guidance: Check all electrical equipment present to ensure that testing has occurred and that these are within the 12 months from test date.

  • Is the fire evacuation notice displayed and up to date?


    Guidance: the notice must be legible and detail the evacuation and assembly arrangements. It must be visible and accessible.

  • Are all fire exits free of obstruction or waste and clearly signed?




    Guidance: all fire exits to have green/white exit sign including a pictograms (running man)

  • Is the lighting in good order?



    Guidance: check that all lights working.

  • Is the drinking water supply suitable for consumption. Any unsuitable water MUST be clearly marked as such.



    Guidance: any water that is not suitable for drinking must be clearly marked. Test drinking water by running the tap until the water appears clear in appearance.

  • In the absence of a fixed water supply are water dispensers clean and have a label stating the last inspection test date?



    Guidance: check for inspection label and that the machine is in good order with no defects.

  • Do colleagues have access to hot and cold running water?



    Guidance: hot and cold running water must be available in mess facilities to allow for colleagues to clean their hands.

  • Is there adequate provision for washing items as and when required.



    Guidance: facilities for washing crockery must be available for example: sink/basin with hot and cold water. The provision of a cleaning detergent must also be checked.

  • Are lockers and facilities for cleaning, drying and storing of clothing in good order?



    Guidance: ensure lockers and facilities are free from damage or defects.

  • Is PPE suitable for the tasks required, stored appropriately and without defect.

    Guidance: ensure personal issue PPE is in lockers and not left in the accommodation where it can become damaged.

    For station managers who keep a supply of PPE this must be checked also to ensure adequate stock is maintained and when issued is signed for by individuals.

  • Is the first aid arrangements poster displayed in the premises and is this up to date?

    Guidance: check that the list of first aides on site is up to date and relevant and where named individuals maintain their status.

  • Is first aid items and equipment fully stocked and clearly signed?


    Guidance: is first aid equipment provided in the mess facility is it clearly signed as such and are the minimum requirements of stock levels as set out in SMS 7.5 met.

  • Is all first aid stock items in date (check use by date)


    Guidance: certain dressing and other items have a use by date, check contents to ensure any out of date stock is removed and replaced. Note in comments any issues/ withdrawal/ restocking.

section 6a: offices and other accommodation

  • Is the area including entry points and flooring clean and free of litter?



    Guidance: check the lift internal flooring and surfaces are clean. Check the entry point Nd walkways for litter and hazards that could pose a trip hazard.

  • Are all walking routes, entry/exits clear of obstructions?



    Guidance: ensure these areas are free of obstructions and litter to prevent slipping incidents. Are floors in good condition.

  • Are all fire exits free of obstruction or waste and clearly signed?




    Guidance: all fire exits to have green/white exit sign including a pictograms (running man)

  • Are fire doors working correctly and not wedged open?



    Guidance: check that push bars operate to the standard and that fire doors can open easily.

  • Is signage dispalyed to clearly indicate the type of extinguisher?



    Guidance: fire extinguisher points should have signage to indicate the type of extinguisher and what type of use that can be used on for example - electrical

  • Is all electrical equipment PAT tested and are these in date (12 months from date of infection)?


    Guidance: Check all electrical equipment present to ensure that testing has occurred and that these are within the 12 months from test date.

  • Is furniture provided in good condition and free from faults or defects?



    Guidance: check tables, chairs and other furniture to ensure defect free.

  • Are items stored in a safe manner?


    Guidance: ensure heavy items are not stored at height, and no risks presented of over stacking boxes or goods. That no tripping hazards are present within the environment.

Section 7: Public areas - toilets

  • Are public toilets (including disability access) clean and free from waste? are they stocked with adequate useable goods (paper, hand wash and mirrors)


    Guidance: check provision of consumable items, that the toilet is clean (when last cleaned) and free from waste/litter or other items. Check sinks for cleanliness and any electrical hand dryers to ensure PAT tested.

  • Is lighting and ventilation in good order?


    Guidance: check for any defects to lighting or ventilation.

  • Is all static toilet equipment in full working order and free from leakage?


    Guidance: check sinks, urinals, toilets, taps and other static furniture for visible evidence of leaks.

  • Is all bio-wage disposed of in the correct manner? (Check last collection of bio-waste bins and that these are present when checking - particularly female and disabled access toilets).

    Guidance: ensure all sanitary units are regularly emptied and not being allowed to overflow.

  • Is there any other electrical items present.

    Guidance: check for PAT test labels and that these are in date, also, and burn/scotch marks or frayed wiring or loose fixings and fittings.

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

    Guidance: check provision - note if no hot water available this is not necessary to comply to HASAW act.

Section 8: Electrical switch rooms and gas meter rooms.

  • Is the location of the electrical switch room present on emergency plans, with clear instructions as to how to access?

  • Are electrical switch rooms clearly marked and with appropriate signage?



    Guidance: check for clearly marked as such with the hazard warning required on he signage.

  • Are electrical switch rooms clearly marked and with appropriate signage?



    Guidance: check for clearly marked as such with the hazard warning required on he signage.

  • Is the room clear of debris, obstruction or litter.

    Guidance: check in the switch room to ensure access is free and that no hazards are presented by obstructions, debris or waste items.

  • Are electrical test stickers In place and in date?



    Guidance: check the date of last testing and ensure compliant to the standard.

  • Is the area free from signs of damage or defect?


    Guidance: check for frayed wires, scorching, burn marks or any other signs of damage/defect.

  • Is the location of the gas meter room present on emergency plans, with clear instructions as to how to access?

  • Are gas meter rooms clearly marked and with appropriate signage? Is the room free from obvious signs of damage or defect?



    Guidance: check for clearly marked as such with the hazard warning required on he signage. And for external damage or defects

Section 9: building and emergency arrangements Select the relevant questions within this checklist depending upon wether the whole premises are managed by GTR (SFO) or only part are occupied by GTR employees - for example fire equipment testing may be the responsibility of another TOC,NWR or LUL.

  • Are sharps or bio spill kits available and do they contain the minimum contents?



    Guidance: check the contents of sharps/bio kits to ensure contents are present as specified.

  • Is the local incident response plan up to date and displayed on the H&S notice board?

    Guidance: confirm available and accessible by all colleagues.

  • Is the health and safety notice board up to date with the correct polices and notices displayed?


    Guidance: check board is compliant to SMS 2.3. By answering yes you confirm all mandatory evidence is present as well as relevant documents such as weather plan, CIRAS contact forms and environmental certificate.

  • Is all other health and safety documentation available and up to date?


    Guidance: ensure risk assessments are in place and that actions/recommendations are being auctioned and successfully closed and that colleagues are aware of its location and contents.

  • Is the first aid arrangements poster displayed and up to date?



    Guidance: check that the list of first aides us up to date, relevant and that qualified individuals are in date with their training.

  • Is the fire log book available and is it up to date?


    Guidance: has the FLB been updated to include he statutory checks and information for example emergency lighting, fire risk assessments, colleague training. Check the fire risk assessment actions have been closed out.

    By stating yes you are confirming that the above has all been completed to the required standard.

Section 10: Security arrangements

  • Are all external doors secured to prevent unauthorised access?



    Guidance: check that all external doors to premises are secure to prevent unauthorised access. Check locks and catches, security key pads and other types of closing mechanisms are in full working order. For security pads ensure a regime is in place to regularly change the combination sequence, particularly if colleagues are dismissed for fraud.

  • Are the actions arising form Transec security inspections and the GTR a security compliance audits are being monitored and closed?



    Guidance: check reports for actions/recommendations arising to ensure that they have been addressed in a timely manner.

  • Are local colleagues recording and demonstrating a robust adherence to the security checks that must occur on the station, are there any gaps or reasons for non-compliance detailed?

    Guidance: undertake a random check of relevant recorded searches at the station to ensure adherence to the security regime and that these comply to the risk at the time of the audit for example, checks in accordance with a severe threat.

  • Is station CCTV recording and are all cameras working to the required level?



    Guidance: check with CCC Edmonton on 0208 884 6088 that the CCTV a system is recording, able to allow downloads of recorded data and any faults identified.

Section 11: management of on site asbestos

  • Are labels indicating asbestos clearly visible and legible?



    Guidance: using the latest asbestos register (available on platform for each station) check that any labels indicating asbestos are still in place and these are clearly visible on accessing the area and legible. Any area found to non-compliant should be highlighted to the property team for urgent action.

  • Check any known areas of asbestos. Is the area free from any visible evidence of deterioration or damage. Ensure on painted asbestos that the encapsulated area is free from flaking, damage or signs of tampering.


    Guidance: check the identified areas for deterioration of sealing material, accidental damage, vandalism or deliberate or unapproved removal.

Section 12: management of the environment

  • Is waste stored in suitable containers and clearly labelled as to the type of waste?



    Guidance: check containers to ensure there has been no mixing of varying waste products, that the containers clearly indicate what type of waste can be placed in it. Check for build up of waste around the container and local area.

  • Are chemicals on site have clear labelling?



    Guidance: check to ensure that chemicals have not be decanted into unmarked containers. Check labels and ensure they are easy to read and legible.

  • Is there an up to date COSHH inventory list available?

    Check a sample of COSHH items to ensure they are included on the inventory and have corresponding COSHH assessments.

  • Is suitable and identified PPE available to all colleagues when using any item demoted in the COSHH assessment?



    Guidance: check PPE identified is available and that stock levels are maintained. In the absence of the correct PPE the said product should cease to be used until provision of PPE.

  • Are chemicals stored correctly and segregated. Are storage containers clearly labeled and is signage legible?


    Guidance: check that chemicals are stored in the correct manner (upright), have seal/lids etc and these are secure. Check there are no signs of leakages or rusted areas. All shelves are robust to hold the contents.

  • Where light sensors that activate upon entering areas in full working order?


    Guidance: check that the sensors operate on entering and turn off after leaving areas.

  • Are utilities only being used when required?



    Guidance: during your inspection check all station utilities to ensure that misuse is reductions, lights in areas not being used should be switched off, air conditioning units off when not in use, seasonal timers are utilised and central heating systems altered to correspond with seasonal change. Any misuse to be recorded.

  • Are heating and cooling systems set at the correct temperature?


    Guidance: the minimum temperature is 16 degrees Celsius. However, air conditioning units must not be set lower than 19 degrees celcius.

Section 13: equipment (portable owned by GTR)

  • Is all equipment free from defects or damage and fully operational?



    Guidance: check equipment is in place and no visible signs of defect or damage.

  • Details of portable equipment on site.



    Guidance: list all portable equipment in notes.

    This should include wheel chairs, ramps, ice melt barrows, radios, loud hailers, hand held microphones or any machinery solely for the use of GTR colleagues.

Section 14: tenants Guidance: a separate section for each tenancy on site is required.

  • Is the tenancy area clean and free from litter?

    Guidance: does the tenancy and any non public areas look clean. Are surfaces and equipment clean and litter free. Ensure no build up of waste or litter.

  • Is all food waste and other waste (packaging) disposed of in the correct manner?


    Guidance: ensure there is no build up of waste/food and that it is disposed of in the correct waste containers. Ensure waste containers are sealed after use if in public areas.

  • Are any bins/skips managed by the tenant kept locked and secure?


    Guidance: check with tenancy staff on duty or the responsibility to ensure bins are locked and secure.

  • Are fire exits free from obstruction, clearly signed and not wedged open?


    Guidance: all fire exits to have green/white fire exits including pictograms (running man).

  • Are fire extinguishers present and are they in good order and maintained regularly?


    Guidance: physically check fire extinguishers to ensure they are compliant to the standards and that the tenancy has records to prove regular annual maintenance. Record the maintenance provider in the notes and date of next inspection.

  • Are signs present and clearly displayed and legible to identify the type of extinguisher in place? Is the extinguisher suitable for the risks associated to the tenancy?


    Guidance: fire extinguisher points should have signage to indicate the type of extinguishers and what type of fire they can be used on.

  • Is all electrical equipment in good order and within PAT testing dates?



    Guidance: check that there are no exposed/frayed wires or obvious signs of damage. Ensure PAT testing is within date.

  • If equipment is newer than 12 months old does it have an indication of the date purchased?


    Guidance: new equipment does not need a PAT tested until it is 12 months old. However, it should have a label (or evidence on site) to indicate the date of purchase.

  • Does the tenancy have an up to date version of the local incident response plan (LIRP)? And has every employee of the tenancy had signed and signed as such that they understand the plan?


    Guidance: tenants must have the latest version of the LIRP a and it must be signed for and be accessible to its employees. The tenancy must sign for the document and demonstrate a robust briefing process for all of its employees for example a signed briefing signature sheet relevant to the version of the LIRP in their possession.

  • Are staff who are present during the inspection aware of the LIRP?


    Guidance: question those present on duty to ensure they understand what they have to do in the event of an emergency at the location.

    Record names of those questioned.

  • Are the employees of the tenant aware of the arrangements for the employment of contractors?


    Guidance: check the understanding of those on duty of their role in regard to any contractor working on he leased area or within the tenancy.

  • Are Regular cleaning and maintenance contracts in place for machinery, equipment and extraction units?



    Guidance : check that any machinery or other heating/cooking equipment is regularly maintained. Check that any extraction units are regularly cleaned and maintained.

  • If gas is used on the premises are service records available and up to date?


    Guidance: if gas is used check any records.

  • Do all employees of the tenant have their photo identification cards on their person and are these being worn when in non public areas of the station?


    Guidance: check and record employees details as part of the inspection. For any person without correct IDA make arrangements for this to be requested and supplied, and in the interim they must signin/ out with the station on a daily basis until the ID is provided.

  • Do all employees of the tenant have a clear understanding of the HOT principles?



    Guidance: this is a requirement of SMS 6.1 and tenants employees should be able to verbally demonstrate what they would do in the event of identifying a suspicious item. Record any details during inspection.

Section 15: escalators (where applicable)

  • Are escalator checks available and completed?


    Guidance: Check that escalator sheets are fully completed and up to date.

  • Is the escalator area clean and free form litter or debris?



    Guidance: check the escalators for any litter of debris, highlight issues to station team and inter-serve.

  • Is the lighting in and around escalators in good order?



    Guidance: check that lighting on all areas the escalators cover are well illuminated and in full working condition.

  • Are all notices advising passenger of safety clear, visible and legible?


    Guidance: check the notice in place.

  • Are any machine rooms free from hazards?



    Guidance: check motor room and access rooms to ensure they have Ono obstructions and these are litter and hazard free, ensure lighting within these is in full working order and any notices are visible, clear and legible.

Sundry checks

  • Are all CIS departure and information screens working correctly, are the screens clearing down pre departure of trains leaving the station?


    Guidance: based on local site specifications are screens clearing down to prohibit passengers from running for trains.

  • In drivers mess room, can the driver information screen be checked to ensure it is fault free. If the screen is faulty please call SDC three bridges to fault. (Luton and St Albans ONLY)

  • Are emergency lights working and in good condition?



    Guidance: check FLB a for last flick test undertaken by our contractor MITIE.

Final sign off by undertaking responsible person:

  • The inspection has been undertaken and submitted as per the requirements of the company.

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