1. H&S Systems

1 Health and Safety Systems

  • 1.1 OHS policy displayed

  • 1.2 Induction Records Available

  • 1.3 Return to work policy displayed

  • 1.4 General Weekly Hazard Identification Checklists filed and available for HSR's inspection

  • 1.5 Emergency procedures displayed

  • 1.6 SWP training records retained and available for HSR's to review

  • 1.7 Documented SWP's procedures are completed and available for DWG review

  • 1.8 Protective clothing and equipment records maintained

  • 1.9 Chemical register maintained with relevant MSDS available

  • 1.10 HSR appointed

  • 1.11 Provide date of last OHS Meeting

  • 1.12 Are OHS Meeting Minutes displayed on Safety Boards?

  • 1.13 If you are injured poster is displayed on Safety Board?

  • 1.14 General Weekly Hazard Identification Checklist displayed on Safety Board

2. Housekeeping

2 Housekeeping

  • 2.1 Work areas free from rubbish and obstructions

  • 2.2 Surfaces safe and suitable

  • 2.3 Free from slip/trip hazards

  • 2.4 Floor openings covered

  • 2.5 Stock/Material stored safely

Aisles

  • 2.6 Unobstructed and clearly defined

  • 2.7 Adequate lighting

  • 2.8 Adequate vision at corners

  • 2.9 Wide enough

Other

  • 2.10 Are there any other concerns?

3. Electrical

3 Electrical

  • 3.1 Plugs, sockets, switches and leads in good order

  • 3.2 Electrical items in good condition

  • 3.3 No cable trip hazards

  • 3.4 No strained leads

  • 3.5 Switches and circuits are identified

  • 3.6 Start / Stop switches clearly identified

  • 3.7 Tag and Test Completed

  • Enter date next due

  • 3.8 Switchboards are secure

  • 3.9 Switchboards are kept clear and free of obstruction i.e. a minimum 1.5mtr clearance

4. Mobile Plant & Equipment

4 Mobile Plant and Equipment

  • 4.1 Plant and equipment in good condition

  • 4.2 Daily safety inspection procedures/checklists

  • 4.3 Faulty reporting/rectification procedures in place and adhered to

  • 4.4 Operators trained and licensed

  • 4.5 Warnings and instructions displayed

  • 4.6 Warning lights operational

  • 4.7 Reversing beepers operational

  • 4.8 Tyres on forklifts satisfactory

  • 4.9 Machinery serviced as required

  • 4.10 Service records maintained

  • 4.11 Satisfactory operating practices

  • 4.12 Is this inspection being conducted in Bay 4

  • How many seconds did it take for staff to stop the conveyor belt in a simulated emergency test?

  • 4.13 Green tippler bins are in good repair

  • 4.14 Pallet Jacks are operational and in good repair

  • 4.15 Trolleys are in good order and repair

  • 4.16 Pallet wrapper is in good working order and repair

  • Information:

    Conveyors are to be serviced every 3 months

    Roller doors are to serviced every 6 months

    Loading docks are to be serviced every 4 months

    Forklifts and other mobile plant are to be serviced when the service light appears and/or as necessary when issues arise

    Pallet Wrappers are serviced every 12 months

5. Workbenches

5 Workbenches

  • 5.1 Adequate work space

  • 5.2 Clean and tidy

  • 5.3 Emergency stops appropriately placed and clearly identifiable

  • 5.4 Duckboards and/or ergonomic matting provided

6. Hazardous Substances

6 Hazardous Substances

  • 6.1 Containers labelled correctly

  • 6.2 Stored appropriately

  • 6.3 Adequate ventilation / exhaust systems

  • 6.4 Protective clothing available for each item per the MSDS instructions

  • 6.5 Chemical Register maintained

  • 6.6 MSDS's available

  • 6.7 Appropriate emergency/first aid equipment - shower, eye bath, extinguishers

7. Prevention of Falls

7 Prevention of Falls

  • 7.1 All work platforms have secure handrails / guarding

  • 7.2 Harness and lanyard or belts provided

  • 7.3 Safe work procedure in place

  • 7.4 Safety cage has harness and harness and cage in good condition

8. Stairs, steps and landings

8 Stairs, steps and landings

  • 8.1 No worn or broken steps

  • 8.2 Handrails in good repair

  • 8.3 Clear of obstruction

  • 8.4 Adequate lighting

  • 8.5 Emergency lighting

  • 8.6 Non-slip treatments / treads in good condition

  • 8.7 Kick plates where required

  • 8.8 Clear of debris and spills

  • 8.9 Used correctly

9. Ladders and Platforms

9 Ladders and Platforms

  • 9.1 Are in good condition

  • 9.2 Staff trained in appropriate use

  • 9.3 Risk assessed

  • 9.4 Suitable for task

  • 9.5 SWP developed and operators trained

10. Personal Protection

10 Personal Protection

  • 10.1 Employees provided with PPE

  • 10.2 PPE supplied for task is suitable

  • 10.3 PPE being worn by employees

  • 10.4 Sunscreen and sunglasses provided

  • 10.5 Correct signage at access points

11. Manual Handling

11 Manual Handling

  • 11.1 Mechanical aids provided and used

  • 11.2 SWP's in place

  • 11.3 Manual handling risk assessment performed

  • 11.4 Manual handling controls implemented

12. Workplace Ergonomics

12 Workplace Ergonomics

  • 12.1 Workstation and seating design acceptable

  • 12.2 Ergonomic factors considered in work layout and task design

  • 12.3 Use of excessive force and repetitive movements minimised

  • 12.4 Appropriate training provided

13. Material Storage

13 Material Storage

  • 13.1 Stacks stable

  • 13.2 Heights correct

  • 13.3 Sufficient space for moving stock

  • 13.4 Material stored in racks / bins

  • 13.5 Shelves free of rubbish

  • 13.6 Floors around stacks and racks clear

  • 13.7 Pallets in good repair

  • 13.8 Heavier items stored low

  • 13.9 No danger of falling items

  • 13.10 No sharp edges

  • 13.11 Safe means of accessing high shelves

  • 13.12 Racks and stock clear of lights and sprinklers by 1.5mtrs

14. Public Protection

14 Public Protection / Driveway / Rear Yard

  • 14.1 Appropriate barricades, fencing is secure and in place

  • 14.2 Signage in place

  • 14.3 Suitable lighting and free from debris

  • 14.4 Site access controlled

  • 14.5 Traffic Management procedures in place

15. Amenities

15 Amenities

  • 15.1 Washrooms clean

  • 15.2 Toilets clean

  • 15.3 Lockers clean

  • 15.4 Rubbish bins available

16. First Aid

16 First Aid

  • 16.1 Cabinets and contents clean and orderly

  • 16.2 Regularly audited and contents meet requirements

  • 16.3 First aides names, location and phone numbers are displayed on Safety Board and in First Aid Room

  • 16.4 Qualified First Aiders

  • 16.5 Record of treatment and of supplies dispensed - is it being used correctly

17. Lighting

17 Lighting

  • 17.1 Adequate lighting and free from glare

  • 17.2 Lighting clean and efficient

  • 17.3 Windows clean

  • 17.4 No flickering or inoperable lights

  • 17.5 Emergency lighting available

18. Fire Control

18 Fire Control

  • 18.1 Fire extinguishers in place and position correctly (min 100mm from ground, no higher than 1200mm)

  • 18.2 Fire fighting equipment serviced/tagged

  • 18.3 Appropriate signing in place for extinguishers and fire hose reels

  • 18.4 Extinguishers are appropriate for the hazard

  • 18.5 Emergency exit signage

  • 18.6 Exit doors easily opened from inside (advise security to de-arm before opening)

  • 18.7 Exit pathways clear of obstruction

  • 18.8 Alarm/communications systems are adequate

  • 18.9 Emergency personnel identified and trained

  • 18.10 Emergency procedures documented and issued

  • 18.11 Emergency Response Team, location and numbers are displayed on Safety Boards

  • 18.12 Alarms tested weekly

  • 18.13 Trial evacuations conducted

  • 18.14 Personnel trained in use of fire fighting equipment

19. Other Concerns

19 Other Concerns

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