Section 1 - Overview of areas relating to Documentation.

  • A - Is a Health & Safety policy in place (updated to meet current health and safety legislation) with the Statement of Intent, signed and dated by the overall person responsible for health & safety?

  • B - Are driving licence checks undertaken for persons who drive company vehicles as part of their work activities?

  • C - Where assessed as being necessary, does health surveillance of individual employees take place with records kept?

  • D - Are contractors assessed for suitability, with submission of relevant documentation?

Section 2 - Overview of areas relating to Equipment

  • A - Is all Work Equipment and Machinery fit for purpose?

  • B - Is a documented planned preventative maintenance schedule in place for relevant work equipment?

  • C - Is all work equipment suitably and sufficiently guarded and planned checks in place to ensure safe working?

  • D - Where tower scaffolding is in use, are suitable safety arrangements in place?

  • E - Is the Tele-Handler and Snowplough subject to planned preventative maintenance, with recorded safety checks prior to use and keys removed when not in use?

  • F - Is the Tele-Handler and Snowplough subject to suitable training, with refresher training undertaken?

  • G - Is lifting equipment (and accessories) subject to statutory Thorough Examination, with certification and a service contract in place?

  • H - Has each pressure system been subject to a written scheme of examination by a competent person, with Thorough Examination and approprite certification in place?

  • J - Are work vehicles subject to periodic safety checks by drivers / operators?

  • K - Is local exhaust ventilation equipment subject to periodic examination, test and maintenance by a competent person with records retained?

  • L - has portable electrical equipment been subject to a periodic inspection and testing?

  • M - Is all working at height equipment (including ladders and stepladders) suitable, sufficient and fit for purpose being subject to periodic checks and maintenance?

  • N - Are adequate arrangements in place to service and maintain workplace transport?

Section 3 - Overview of areas relating to Fire.

  • A - Are arrangements in place for all staff to undertake fire evacuation drills at least every 6 months and to record the results?

  • B - Is the fire alarm and / or automatic fire detection systems tested at weekly intervals with a record kept?

  • C - Is the fire alarm and / or automatic fire detection system subject to six monthly servicing arrangements?

  • D - Are all fire alarm operating points easily accessible?

  • E - Are arrangements in place to provide suitable fire fighting equipment (fire extinguishers, hose reels, fire blankets etc.) and service it every 12 months?

  • F - Are emergency lighting units subjected to suitable testing regime?

  • G - Are emergency lighting units subject to suitable servicing regime?

  • H - Are adequate arrangements in place to store and handle flammables?

  • J - Is the external steel fire escape staircase subject to a periodic inspection by a competent engineer, and maintained by a suitably competent person?

  • K - Based on the evidence seen, has a competent person prepared / reviewed a suitable Fire Risk Assessment?

Section 4 - Overview of areas relating to People Management.

  • A - Are suitably stocked first aid kits available?

  • B - Where persons undertake lone working activities, are suitable communication and other necessary arrangements in place?

  • C - Where workers may be exposed to threatening or challenging behaviour as part of their work, are arrangements in place to investigate and resolve the issues concerned?

Section 5 - Overview of areas relating to Premises Management.

  • A - Has mains gas equipment been subject to inspection by a suitably qualified and registered engineer within the last 12 months with provision of a Gas Safety Certificate?

  • B - Have fixed hard-wired electric circuits been subject to Periodic Inspection within recommended timescales?

  • C - Have passenger and goods lifts been subject to statutory Thorough Examination and periodic testing with a sservice contract in place?

  • D - Has the premises had an asbestos survey done by the duty holder, to determine if there are any asbestos containing materials (ACM's present?

  • E - Where a survey has identified the presence of asbestos, is a suitable management plan in place and made available to contractors?

  • F: - Are suitable arrangements in place to service and maintain any air conditioning units?

Section 6 - Overview of areas relating to Risk Assessments

  • A - Have risk assessments been carried out for general tasks, with suitable control measures implemented and reviewed within the last 12 months?

  • B - Have risk assessmnents been carried out for display screen equipment (DSE) with suitable control measures implemented?

  • C - Is suitable documentation (including specialist risk assessment) in place relating to the prevention of Legionellosis?

  • D -- Have risk assessments been carried out for manual handling with suitable control measures implemented?

  • E - Have risk assessments been carried out for hazardous substances with suitable control measures implemented?

  • F - Have risk assessments been carried out for employed young persons, with suitable control measures implemented?

  • G - Have risk assessments been carried out for new and expectant mothers, with suitable control measures implemented?

  • H - Have risk assessments been carried out for occupational driving, with suitable control measures implemented?

  • J - Have the findings of risk assessments been communicated to relevant individuals, with suitable records retained?

  • K - Are suitable arrangements in place to deal with storage and disposal of hazardous and non hazardous waste?

Section 7 - Overview of areas relating to other subects.

  • A - Is there adequate provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to workers, with suitable storage available?

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  • Facilities Department representative's signature

  • Auditor's signature

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