Walk around inspection

  • Is waste contained in a safe manner?

  • Is the general waste bin free from materials that could have been recycled?

  • Are there adequate separate storage facilities for the different wastes?

  • Are hazardous waste containers clearly segregated?

  • Fluorescent tubes?

  • Batteries?

  • Spent ink bottles?

  • Used oil?

  • Is the effluent plant area clean, tidy and in working order?

  • Has the effluent pH probe been calibrated in the last year?

  • Are external bunds in a clean condition and free from excessive rain water?

Energy conservation

  • Have lights been switched off in the area if its not in use?

  • Are electrical items not in use switched off?

  • Is there any evidence of air leaks

Documentation

  • Is there a site drainage plan available?

  • Are drain interceptors cleaned out at regular intervals? Add date this was last completed

  • Select date

  • Is the F gas log for refrigerants available and up to date?
    ie: any top ups to the system recorded

  • Are hazardous waste consignment notes available?

  • How long are they kept for?

EMS Standard clauses

  • 4.5.1 Monitoring and measurement

  • Are the following in place to monitor environmental performance?

  • Annual internal audit programme

  • Utility meter monitoring

  • Up to date waste reports

  • What specific environmental performance indicators have been set?

  • Are the results of performance monitoring data publicised internally and are readily accessible?

  • 4.5.2 Evaluation of compliance

  • Is a legal compliance audit completed at least annually? Add date below of last audit

  • Select date

  • 4.5.3 Non conformance, corrective and preventative action

  • Is the near miss report system in place?

  • Are non conformances investigated with corrective and preventative action?

  • Is there a procedure for ensuring any action is completed?

  • Is the effectiveness of the system reviewed, and when?

  • Select date

  • 4.5.4 Control of records

  • Is there a written procedure in place relating to the control of records?

  • Has this been reviewed in the last 12 months?

  • Are records readily retrievable either electronically or in file form?

  • How long are records retained for?

  • Are records legible,traceable and identifiable?

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