Housekeeping

  • Floors clear of oil, grease water

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  • Are floors free from trip hazards?

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Machinery

  • Guards in good conditions and interlocks working?

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  • Start/stop controls working

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  • Are weekly maintenance cards complete?

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  • Machinery turned off when not in use?

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  • If machines are being maintained, cleaned repaired are they locked tag labelled?

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  • If machines are being maintained by maintenance is the TL aware of it?

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  • Are isolators identified with which machine they isolate?

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Chemicals and substances

  • Are all containers of the correct type for chemicals within them? i.e. Labelled correctly

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  • Are acetone containers stored near electrical panels or sources of ignition?

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  • Are oily rags and wipes stored in grey wheelie bins? Check general waste bins to ensure not stored in here.

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  • Are benches clear of spillages?

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Welding equipment

  • Is extraction running and hood in correct position?

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  • Are screens in place to prevent flash?

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  • Are people wearing long welding gauntlets, sleeves or sun cream?

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Contractor control

  • Are contractors working safely? Machine locked off, cordoned off area etc

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  • Are contractors wearing the correct PPE for the job? Hi vis must be present.

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  • Ask a contractor one thing they have done safely whilst working on site?

  • Are step ladders the correct height? Must not be working from top 2 rungs.

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Lifting and handling

  • Are all tags on lifting equipment of the correct colour?

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  • Are lifting aids being used safely?

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  • Are handling aids being used where weight is above 25kg?

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  • Are people lifting with good manual handling techniques?

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  • Do boxes have wheels or are trollies used to move items around?

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Notice boards

  • Are notice boards up to date?

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  • Do notice boards have the correct info?

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  • Ask a staff member one thing they have seen on notice board?

People's behaviours

  • Ask a staff member if they have seen any HSE observations today and did they report it?

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  • Are all people wearing the correct PPE?

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  • Do people see management behaving safely?

  • Do staff think safety is good?

  • Are people stood in a position that is seen as safe near machinery?

  • Is communication good around the department?

  • Is communication good around the Company?

  • Do you feel you can intervene if you see a person operating unsafe?

Environment

  • Are machines turned off that are not in use?

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  • Ask a person if they know which waste, goes in which bin? Was it correct?

  • Is the correct waste in the correct bin?

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  • Are lights turned off where possible?

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