Observation

Staff to recognise what is working well within the department in terms of health and safety? (Also source staff to be recognised from manager prior to observation)

Suggested Improvements (Are there any areas where we/WHS and IM could improve? Do you have any ideas/suggestions?)

Follow up required: Comments/ Date Completed

WHS Awareness

Who is the WHS Committee representative for your work group? (If unknown, hand out copy of WHS Committee framework)

How are you consulted about WHS issues in your department? (meetings/ posters on noticeboards/ Executive Bulletins)

What is the procedure for reporting defective equipment? (attach Out of Order tag, remove from use, notify Manager, log with Asset Management Unit or Biomed, document in Hazard Register)

What is the procedure for reporting a workplace injury? (report to Manager immediately, enter incident on RiskMan, contact Return to Work Coordinator ASAP)

how do you access material safety data sheets for chemicals or drugs within your department

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.