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  • Site conducted

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location
  • Person(s) trained in first aid who are available at all times?

  • Nominated fire wardens/marshals?

  • Emergency service phone numbers?

  • Personal emergency evacuation plan (PEEP) exist where required?

  • Do staff report incidents, accidents and near misses on Datix

  • Are staff kept informed on Health & Safety matters?

  • Do you take corrective action when hazards are reported to you, or you discover a Hazard?

  • Are all hazards areas identified and inspected regularly?

  • Are substandard conditions observed during inspections reported in<br>writing?

  • Are corrective actions and follow-up plans developed to rectify problems<br>within realistic timescales?

Incident and Accident reporting and Investigation

  • Do you report accidents and incidents?

  • Are accident investigations reviewed by the safety team and<br>recommendations made to improve safety procedures and processes?

  • Is remedial action taken by managers to ensure risks to staff are reduced?

Premises Management

  • Is there a fire risk assessment for the site?

  • Are the fire extinguishers serviced and maintained?

  • Is emergency lighting tested and maintained and recorded?

  • Are fire alarm call points and alarm bell/sounders tested weekly and<br>logged?

  • Do you have fire evacuation procedures and are they displayed?

  • Have you established a fire assembly point?

  • Do you carry out regular inspections of fire exit routes?

  • Are fire evacuation drills carried out regularly, including desktop<br>evacuations?

  • Have staff received fire training?

  • Are there any Passenger lifts on site?

  • Are passenger lifts maintained, tested and inspected every 6 months?

  • Do you have emergency recovery procedures for trapped people in lifts?

  • Are lift motor rooms secure?

  • Is access to the roof/ basement secure?

  • Are the buildings fixed electrical services maintained?

  • Are the controls in place to prevent the build up of legionella?

  • Is oxygen stored on site?

  • Is it stored correctly, i.e. stored in correct location and nozzles angled upwards or vertically?

  • What type of oxygen is stored?

Main Circulation Areas

  • Are all parts of the floor even and non-slip?

  • Are all fire escape routes clear from obstructions?

  • Are floors free from tripping hazards, i.e. Are there any mats/carpets<br>which make a tripping hazard?

  • Are all passageways and aisles sufficiently wide to allow people to<br>circulate easily?

  • Do all doors open freely and easily?

  • Do doors which require them have sighting panels and are these of<br>toughened/laminated glass or filmed?

  • Do fire exits display correct notices?

  • Are all passageways, aisles and staircases adequately lit?

  • Are all stairs in good repair and non-slip?

  • Are handrails provided and in good condition?

  • Is the lighting adequate and well-positioned for the purpose?

  • Are all light fittings and light switches in good order?

  • Do windows open safely, not protruding into circulation areas?

  • Where there are large areas of glass facing direct sunlight, is there<br>provision for shading, e.g. Venetian blinds?

  • Are furniture or fittings in reasonable condition with no loose, worn or<br>broken parts?

  • Are all storage units stable and fixed where necessary?

  • Are all shelf mountings secure and in a safe condition?

  • Has all the office portable electrical equipment been identified and tested?

  • Have staff been provided with training on the use of DSE and have they<br>been assessed?

  • Does the office furniture and layout I.e. desk chair comply with the DSE Assessment?

  • Has lone working been considered, and are controls in place?

  • Have wellbeing (stress) issues been considered?

  • Are welfare facilities available for staff?

Site related

  • Is access to site secure from unauthorised visitors?

  • Have you provided suitable storage facilities, e.g. COSHH?

  • Are ladders, Step ladders used at the site by DHU Staff?

  • Are staff aware of DHU risk Assessments?

External (Outdoor) Areas

  • Are there uneven/broken/cracked paving slabs?

  • Are outside steps are secure, with a fixed handrail?

  • Are roofs, guttering, drain pipes etc. sound and well maintained, as far has<br>can be seen?<br>

  • Is all outdoor lighting working and sufficient?

  • Is there a clear pedestrian entrances with signs directing visitors to<br>reception?

  • Are parking facilities for car and cycles safe?

  • During hours of darkness, is the area adequately lit?

  • Is a speed limit in force on all roads on the site?

  • Is the surface free from potholes?

Welfare provision

  • Are walls and floors clean and in good condition?

  • Are toilet areas clean and in good order?

  • Is correct fire fighting equipment available and has been checked?

  • Is there evidence that ventilation and high level cleaning has been carried<br>out?

  • Now wash your hands noticed displayed?

  • Is there refreshment facilities, eg. tea / coffee making?

Business Continuity

  • Could any identified risks impact on business continuity?

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