Audit

Score Criteria Total audit score %
0 Lack of compliance (unacceptable) 0-19 0-24
1 Poor – improvements need to be made 20-39 25-49
2 Systems in place but not fully utilised 40-59 50-74
3 Good systems but still room for improvement 60-79 75-99
4 100% compliant. Excellent history of use 80 100

Check/Communication

Are health & safety check sheets completed and held on file with centre locations identified? (Check that comments are added and followed up with corrective action as required.

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Are all current ABM certificates and policy statements on display? (I.e.. EL insurance, H&S, quality, environmental.)

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Training/Risk assessments

Are 3 completed, up to date sample ILPs available? (Check for full induction and cross reference against training matrix and certificates held. Include new starters).

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Are RAMS readily available for staff with PPE specifics detailed (i.e.. British Standards)?

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Third Party Control

Have all sub-contractors submitted EL/PL insurance and suitable and sufficient RAMS? (Check that RAMS are site- / task-specific.) Review 4 samples.

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Does the site operate the approved ABM permit to work system for high risk work? (Review completed permits to ensure fully and accurately completed. Permit should not extend over a single work period.)

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Is there evidence of minutes of management review meetings in relation to sub-contractors?

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Accident/Incident Reporting

Are established systems (for ABM and client, i.e.. Safeguard) being completed for the formal reporting/investigation of accidents, incidents and ill-health? (Check Q20 & Q21 being used and that corrective action has been implemented where applicable to prevent recurrence.)

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Equipment

Is the ABM asset register in place and up to date, alongside identification of service frequencies (advance visits planned)?

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Are LOLER certificates available for all lifting equipment used by operatives?

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Are all compactors secured / isolated when not in use and is suitable and sufficient guarding and warning signage in place?

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Storage/COSHH

Is COSHH / MSDS inventory accurate, up to date and available for staff?

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Is COSHH training in place and up to date?

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Are all cleaning agents stored in a safe manner and in the correct containers (suitably and sufficiently labelled)?

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Are eye wash stations available where chemicals are stored if no water is available?

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Spillages/Slip Hazards

Is there evidence that all areas of the malls are regularly checked for spillages / slip hazards? (As per rotas/schedules.)

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Does the centre maintain spill records and report these appropriately (uploaded to Safeguard whether by ABM or centre)

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Fire Safety

Have all staff received fire safety training and are they aware of action to take in case of emergency evacuation? (Check matrix - CIEH Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness and 'Evacuation Exercise'.)

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Are all ABM locations and waste areas maintained in a clean, tidy and safe condition with emergency escape routes clear from obstructions?

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Is fuel oil decanted and stored safely?

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Summary

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.