• Are workplaces tidy, free from general combustible waste?
    I.e Max of 50 ltr of Paints on shop floor, bins/skips overflowing? Etc

  • Are materials stored safely?
    -Stored in correct locations
    -heavy items and liquids not stored above shoulder height

  • Are extension leads and cables routed safely to avoid trip hazards?
    Including airlines and paint lines

  • Are floor surfaces in good condition and pedestrian routes kept clear?

  • Are steps clear of obstructions and clean?
    -are handrails securely fixed

  • Are there adequate welfare facilities?
    - hot and cold running water, soap and towels, toilet paper, drinking water?

  • Is PPE in use where required

  • Are workplace conditions satisfactory?
    - is lighting adequate (fit for task, working properly)
    -ventilation (adequate fresh air)

  • Are ladders / stepladders to the correct standard

  • Are trestles stable and free from damage

  • Is the guideline of 16 degrees centigrade maintained?
    - are thermometers available

  • Are cable reels fully unwound when in use

  • Are portable heaters of an approved type (convector or oil filled radiator,
    Not a fan heater or radiant fire)

  • Are PAT test labels evident and up to date

  • Are escape routes & fire doors unobstructed leading to a place of safety

  • Are fire warnings in place & adequate

  • Are the fire action posters / signs clearly visible

  • Is the fire assembly point clearly visible

  • Are the fire extinguishers clearly visible, signed and not obstructed

  • Are flammable stores clearly signed & kept secure

  • Are flammable materials stored away safely after use

  • Is flammable waste stored away from the building

  • Are spill kits available and accessible

  • Are there adequate numbers of first aid appointed persons available

  • Are all first aid signs clearly visible

  • Are any chains & slings damaged

  • Is equipment provided in good order e.g. Trolleys

  • Are chains and slings stored correctly

  • Are there any Medium / High non-conformities identified

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