1.0 All Plant in Yard & Workshop

  • 1.1 There is a spotter assigned to all vehicles operating in the workshop?

  • 1.2 Vehicles parked on the incline of the driveway are wheel chocked?

  • 1.3 Body props/cab props are secured before work is carried out?

2.0 Personal Protective Equipment

  • 2.1 PPE signage in place where required to be worn?

  • 2.2 PPE is available for suitable task or operation?

  • 2.3 Work clothing is suitable for work conditions?

  • 2.4 Correct storage of PPE?

3.0 Workshop machinery and equipment

  • 3.1 ESWMS easily available for machine and tools?

  • 3.2 Proper use of machinery?

  • 3.3 Operators have been trained in the use of the equipment?

  • 3.4 Floor around the machinery is clear and in safe condition

  • 3.5 Portable power tools are stored in appropriate facilities when not in use.

  • 3.6 Portable RCD's are available for use with portable powered equipment if used outside of the workshop.

  • 3.7 Out of service tags are readily available and used appropriately

  • 3.8 Correct PPE is readily available and used properly

4.0 Housekeeping

  • 4.1 Are all passage ways sufficiently wide & clear to allow safe access to employees and visitors.

  • 4.2 Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

  • 4.3 Is there sufficient storage space?

  • 4.4 Are bins emptied? And on a regular basis?

  • 4.5 General materials stored in a safe manner.

  • 4.6 Are leads placed on stands when in use?

5.0 Wash bay

  • 5.1 Clean and tidy?

  • 5.2 Correct use of high pressure cleaner?

  • 5.3 Correct use of PPE when using high pressure cleaner?

  • 5.4 MSDS is easily available?

6.0 Height Access & Plant

  • 6.1 All ladders and trestles are in good condition and stored correctly when not in use?

  • 6.2 No work is to be undertaken from ladders unless 3 points of contact are able to be maintained.

  • 6.3 Elevated Work Platforms (EWP's)' boom lifts are checked and serviced by qualified mechanical service personnel?

  • 6.4 Operators hold appropriate competences for use of EWP, boom lifts etc.

7.0 Manual handling

  • 7.1 Frequently used items within easy reach between knee and shoulder.

  • 7.2 Heavy items stored at waist height.

  • 7.3 The use of mechanical means available for heavy loads?

8.0 Pressure Equipment

  • 8.1 Pressure equipment is only used for the correct purpose?

  • 8.2 Highly pressured hoses are not used for blowing down clothing or skin.

  • 8.3 Signage at compressor source warns that plant will start automatically.

  • 8.4 Correct use of PPE when using pressure equipment/pneumatic tools.

9.0 Welding & Cutting

  • 9.1 Welding is only done in workshop areas set up for welding process.

  • 9.2 Welding gas cylinders are correctly stored and secured with chain whether on trolley or not.

  • 9.3 Welding screens or curtains are available and used when cutting.

  • 9.4 Gas is turned off at bottle and hoses rewound when not in use and stored correctly.

  • 9.5 Welding hoses, hand pieces and leads are in good condition.

  • 9.6 Appropriate PPE is available and used when welding.

  • 9.7 Appropriate type of fire extinguisher is located near the welding area.

  • 9.8 Machines have been tagged and tested.

10.0 Hazardous substances & chemicals

  • 10.1 All hazardous substances and dangerous goods are identified.

  • 10.2 All chemicals/substances are correctly stored

  • 10.3 All containers are labelled correctly or well marked.

  • 10.4 Ventilation is satisfactory in the storage room of hazardous substances/chemicals.

  • 10.5 MSDS are sourced for new purchased substances and easily available.

  • 10.6 Safety signage is appropriate for storage or use areas.

  • 10.7 A suitable spill kit is provided and located in and easily accessible location.

  • 10.8 Unwanted substances or chemicals are disposed of correctly.

11.0 Eye wash/Emergency/First Aid/Fire

  • 11.1 Eye wash station available for use.

  • 11.2 Equipment is regularly checked & tested.

  • 11.3 Emergency signage clearly identifies location of equipment.

  • 11.4 Access to emergency equipment is clear.

  • 11.5 Emergency/first aid/fire personnel are known.(Signage around plant?)

  • 11.6 First aid kits accessible and stocked up.

  • 11.7 Fire fighting equipment equipment easily accessible.

  • 11.8 Fire fighting equipment checked in the last 6 months.

  • 11.9 Are regular fire drills carried out?

  • 11.10 Do they know the correct procedure of an emergency?

  • 11.11 Exits clear of obstruction.

  • 11.12 Explosives stored.

Action plan

  • Hazards identified/controls

Sign off

  • Checklist completed by:

  • Employees signature:

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