Hazard Identification Risk Rating and Risk Control
Hazard identification risk rating (Add note, take picture and risk rate)
No slip, trip or fall hazards
Apertures or openings in floor
Clean, orderly and free from grease grease hazards?
No standing water on floors?
Grates covering drains are in place?
Nonslip surfaces wherever possible?
Unobstructed and sufficient room?
Corners unobstructed to offer clear view
Sufficiently wide for material handling?
Uniform hight and tread depth?
Is there grating type tread on exterior stairs?
Are there platform levels to break long flight of stairs?
Are the stair treads at least 56mm wide?
Materials and equipment not stored on stairs?
Are there sturdy railings on all sides of steps and platforms?
There is adequate lighting for stairs?
Are the stair treads non-slip?
No worn or damaged stair treads?
Is the Illumination level sufficient for work performed?
Is there task lighting on close vision jobs?
Emergency exits adequately illuminated?
No locked or barred exits restricting escape?
Emergency exits clear for prompt exit?
Emergency exit locations clearly marked and illuminated (if required)?
Exterior exit doors open outwards?
Written and posted emergency evacuation plan with exit maps for all areas provided?
Emergency assembly location shown on plan and diplayed at site?
Is there adequate ventilation for the process?
Are there exhausts in place and working?
Vacuume extraction units to clear air?
Cooling fans or airconditioning where required for staff comfort?
In working and maintained regularly?
All fans properly guarded?
Are workers provided pre-employment hearing tests to establish an baseline?
Have all areas been assessed for the presence of harmful noise levels?
Are all workers in the presence of harmful noise levels wearing hearing protection?
Are noise hazard locations identified by safety signs or stickers?
Are noise barriers in place for high level noise exceeding exposure standard of LAeq, 8 hrs @ 85dB?
Workers properly trainined in the use of power tools?
Are on and off switches working properly?
Are power tools in good condition e.g. leads?
Are all guards in place?
Is hearing protection worn if over 85dB?
Are adequate storage facilities provided?
Is electrical equipment tagged and tested for currency?
Is the site shed protected by Residual Current Device (RCD) Electrical circuit breaker?
Are power boards used (no double adaptors or piggy backs)?
Do portable power tools have RCDs?
Are leads inspected daily for damage (Hostile environment)?
All guard in place, secure and in good condition?
Operating controls locked when not in use or tool idle?
Pinch points and crushing points guarded or warning stickers attached to keep clear when in operation?
Emergency stop buttons readily accessible and operable?
Eye protection provided where needed?
Hearing protection provided where noise exceeds 85dB?
Guards provided for directing spark or arrest/chips from rotating equipment
Operators are trained and competent in the safe operation of plant?
Is evidence of training provided to operators?
Load capacity identified
Overhead guards in place?
Limit stops working effectively?
Special area for refuelling and recharging batteries?
All controls and foot controls operational?
Operators are trained and competent in the safe operation of plant?
Do operators understand the initial tag-out procedure?
Are there SWPs for Isolation, tag-out and lock-out.
Are all locks issued to a person keyed identically?
Are tags available in the machine or location?
Do mechanics apply their own locks when working on machinery?
Are operators notified of return to service?
Signs and barricades in place to identify exclusion zone?
Pedestrian walkways provided to delineate plant from people?
All operators trained and licensed with a High Risk Work Licence (HRWL)?
Checklist available and completed prior to operating forklift (Pre-shift)?
Load capacity labelled?
Overhead guards and load backrest in place?
Operator travels at safe speed for location (or follows speed limit)?
Fork tynes in good condition?
Pedestrian given right of way?
Operator disciplined/removed for unsafe operation of forklift?
Freight delivered within regulated hours e.g. delivery drivers not pressured to deliver earlier than regulated driving hoours?
Traffic control considered when unloading or loading materials e.g. spotter, witches hats, bollards or bunting?
Loading and unloading conducted by a licensed and competent operator?
Pallets in good condition?
Goods stored in designated locations?
Hazardous goods e.g. chemicals properly stored and bunded where required?
Is there an environmental plan in place?
Are work practices designed to reduce impacts to the environment?
Does the company have a recycling policy?
Are procedures available for the disposal of waste and used hazardous substances E.g. Safety Data Sheets?
Are all locations rehabilitated to meet EPA standard?
Bin location prominent, adequate and emptied regularly?
All materials removed from sites?
No litter strewn around site ?
Laydown (repairs and maintenance) areas defined with fluids properly disposed of?
All quarantined organic materials contained onsite?
Are hazardous materials identified and control measures implemented?
Are Safety Data Sheets available for all substances used in the workplace?
Are all safety data sheets current (not over 5 years old)?
Have risk assessments been conducted to eliminate or minimise the type of chemicals used?
Are workers trained in the safe handling and application of hazardous chemicals?
Do workers follow SDS procedures when handling chemicals?
Are chemicals stored properly ( E.g. 110% bunded and in-compatible separation)?
Are all containers used for handling chemicals labeled correctly?
Is the product identified correctly?
- Australian address, business telephone number and manufacturer / import identified?
- hazardous chemical pictograms consistent with correct classification?
Are first aid treatment and emergency procedures available relevant to the chemical?
Do workers using hazardous chemicals require health monitoring (Refer chemical)?
Are workers wearing PPE as prescribed by the safety data sheet (SDS) for chemical used?
Permit to conduct hot work (Usually encompasses a risk assessment)?
Risk assessments conducted where hot work presents a risk?
Is fire fighting equipment available for fire prone locations?
Are flammables or explosive substances removed from location prior to hot work?
Spotter available if required within permit?
Is correct PPE being worn for task?
Welding screens and fire blankets in place?
Are gas cylinder properly stored (chained and secured)?
Gas cylinders properly turned off and hoses wound up?
PPE available and used for welding or oxy cutting?
Cylinders secured, gauges operative, flashback arresters fitted and hoses in good condition?
LPG - Is the LPG cylinder stamped as current (Within 5 years) and in serviceable condition?
AS/NZS 1892 Portable Ladder (industrial standard)?
Load rating of 120kg?
Is the ladder secure at top and bottom?
Does ladder extend 900mm to 1 metre above the landing platform?
Fall protection at stepping of point e.g. rails or harness and anchor points to 15 kilonewton for single person?
Are temporary ladders not > 6 metres between successive ladder landings?
No metal ladders near electrical areas?
Only one person at a time on a ladder e.g. causing unsafe work practices?
Danger do not use tags available for defective ladders and other equipment?
Operating manuals and safework procedures available?
Pre-operational chekcs carried out on equipment e.g. not damaged and safe for operation?
Equipment manitained and serviced regularly?
Servicing records kept and available?
Operators trained and competent?
Emergency stops fully functional?
Hoses checked for nicks, dents, leaks, wear and damage?
Pressure regulated within limits?
Electrical control panels clearly identified and secured?
Only certified electrician to have access to panels (unless minor)?
Any exposed conductors at rear of switchboard?
Electrical equipment tagged and tested where required?
Biological hazards identified including seasonal?
Personal protective equipment provided?
Emergency contacts displayed?
Hand washing facilities available?
Disposable and reusable sharps placed in a puncture resistant, leak proof container with BIOHAZARD label?
Disposable containers available for disposable PPE?
Workers instructed in the proper way to remove PPE to minimise contamination?
Bins, cans and other receptacles intended for reuse, decontaminated on a regular basis?
Fire hoses checked, readily accessible, and inspected monthly?
Fire equipment provided to Australian Standards?
Regular fire drill conducted e.g. at minimum every 6 months
Fire drill records kept?
Hair nets and coveralls provided to avoid contamination?
Correct gloves provided for types of tasks e.g. as per SDS?
Eye and face protection provided specific to task?
Head protection available where there is risk of a head injury?
Foot protection properly selected for each task
Aprons provided for spectific tasks
Respiratory protection available and properly seleced for tasks?
Emergency eye baths and showers readily available and accessible?
Proper signage and instructions provided for PPE?
PPE stored properly?
Signs located where stored?
Medical supplies provided to suit type of injuries that may be incurred?
Trained first aiders on-site?
First aider names displayed?
Injuries and incidents reportted and documented?
Special containers provided for different types of waste, oily rags, chemicals, scrap paper, garbage waste, medical waste, blood borne pathogen waste and biological waste?
Food waste recycled?
Where required, waste properly labelled?
Approved disposal of hazardous waste available?
Stations set-up ergonomically for staff
Staff conduct periodic stretching exercises?
Staff take regulated rest breaks?
Electrical leads properly arranged e.g. not causing trip hazards?
Materials stored properly?
Small pad with hand rail type step ladders available to workers for equipment, books stored above shoulder height?
Adequate ventilation e.g. fans or air-conditioning provided for worker comfort?
Workers are trained in confined space awareness where required?
Confined space areas identified?
If confined space identified, workers are confined space trained?
Gas detector available and workers are trained in the use of gas detectors?
Confined space entry permit completed if identified as a confined space?
Life lines, harness and repirators available?
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