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Protection

  • Are employees and contractors dressed and protected appropriately to enter your workplace?

  • Are the following provided and worn?

  • Are staff provided with appropriate PPE and trained on how to use and dispose?

  • Is the PPE is clean and in good condition?

First Aid

  • Is there adequate number of trained first aid officers in any one shift?

  • Are the first aiders known and first aid cabinets clearly marked?

  • Are emergency numbers clearly displayed and up to date?

Manual Handling

  • Are manual tasks performed?

  • Are correct aides provided and being used for manual handling (such as trolley's, hoists etc)?

  • Is safe lifting protocols followed with height and techniques adequately sign posted?

Ladders

  • Are ladders provided for work at heights?

  • Are ladders kept in good condition?

Safety

  • Is there adequate ventilation to reduce the carbon monoxide presence due to forklifts, heaters, or idling vehicles?

  • Is the emergency power supply on standby?

  • Is there a safe clearance for equipment through aisles and doorways?

  • Are aisleways designated, permanently marked, and kept clear to allow unhindered passage?

  • Are vehicles shut off and brakes set prior to loading or unloading?

  • Are mirrors installed at blind corners in the premises?

Slips, Trips & Falls

  • Are walkways/stairways/ramps kept clear of boxes, rubbish, leads, or other trip hazards?

  • Are all floor surfaces even and undamaged?

  • Are controls in place to prevent floors from becoming a slip hazard (eg, spills are cleaned up immediately)?

  • Are there guard railings, toe boards etc. to prevent people falling off mezzanine floors or other high areas?

  • Are all ladders used stable and in good condition and only used for the purpose for which they were designed?? (ladders should be rated for industrial use and have a load rating of at least 120 kg.)

  • Are all areas well lit so people can do their jobs safely?

Burns

  • Are hot parts of equipment guarded or insulated?

  • Is a gravity-fed chute or automatic oil filtration system used?

  • Are fire extinguishers/blankets available?

Heat Stress

  • In hot areas, have steps been taken to minimise the amount of heat generated?

  • Is there adequate ventilation or air-conditioning?

  • Do workers know how to recognise the signs of heat stress?

  • Are workers provided with information and training on work practices when working in hot environments?

Workplace Harassment

  • Is a workplace harassment/bullying prevention policy developed and implemented in the workplace?

  • Have managers/supervisors been trained in how to deal with workplace harassment?

Personal Security

  • Is a security surveillance system being used?

  • Are workers trained in dealing with aggressive or violent customers (e.g. robberies)?

  • Do cash handling procedures reduce the risk of robbery?

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