• Date of hazard inspection:

  • Site/Location - area inspected:

  • Inspection conducted by:

  • Follow-up actions authorised by (Manager/Coordinator):

  • Health & Safety Representative:

  • Next inspection to be conducted by (date): (Quarterly requirement is the current MVCC standard minimum)

Policies and Procedures

  • OH&S Policy displayed on OH&S Notice Board?

  • Injury register provided and First Aid kit available, signage and fully stocked?

  • 'If you are injured' poster displayed in worksite on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • Induction records and site sign in book - maintained and accessible

  • Return to Work - Rehabilitation Policy on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • Workplace Inspection records maintained in folders?

  • Emergency contact numbers displayed and accessible & on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • Training records, licenses & competences in folder - kept by Supervisor?

  • Standard operating procedures (SOP's), Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS), other Pre-starts & Routine rosters are maintained as required?

  • Protective Clothing & Equipment records are maintained?

  • Manual of OHS Policies and Procedures are available & staff know how to access them?

  • HSR is appointed (by election) & on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • Management Safety Representative Appointed & on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • OHS Committee minutes are available on OHS NOTICE BOARD?

  • Issue resolution procedures in place on OHS NOTICE BOARD (or in vehicle)?

  • Contractors gain security access and sign in (check bk)

  • Emergency response plans on OHS Notice Board?

Staff Safe Working Observation

  • Do employees traverse through passage ways in their work area in an appropriate and safe manner?

  • Are the handrails used when on the stairs?

  • Do employees clean up after themselves and leave tea station/s in a tidy manner?

  • Ask staff at random - Do you know where the relevant assembly points are?

  • Ask staff at random - Do you who the First Aider is for your area?

  • Do workers at desks adopt the correct posture?

  • When using the phone, do workers avoid resting the phone between neck and shoulder?

  • Are there minimum items stored under the desk?

First Aid

  • Cabinets and contents clean and orderly & stocks meet requirements?

  • Qualified First Aiders names displayed, location and phone numbers displayed?

  • Incident forms and additional First Aid reports are easily accessible?

Manual Handling

  • Manual handling risks, e.g heavy and awkward items identified, assessed and controls implemented in SWP?

  • Awkward and sustained postures are identified and controls put in place?

  • Mechanical aids used to lift heavy or awkward items?

  • Ergonomic Risk Assessments are undertaken and kept in folder with Supervisor - all actions completed?

House Keeping

  • Work area free from rubbish & obstructions?

  • Surfaces safe and suitable?

  • Free from Slip/Trip hazards?

  • Stock/material stored safely?

  • Aisles: Unobstructed and clearly defined?

  • Adequate lighting?

  • Ground/terrain/floor free of slips and trips hazards?

  • The areas have good freedom of movement?

  • Compactus and shelving is maintained, functional & safe, no sharp edges etc...?

  • Appropriate fire extinguishers & tagged within 6 months?

  • All Wardens, First Aid Officers and HSRs have received their regular training?

  • All exits clear and accessible, exit signs in place, maps are on display?

  • Toilets and showers provided and clean?

  • Kitchen facilities provided and adequate?

  • Area has undertaken an evacuation drill (1-2 per year minimum)?

  • Folder of evacuation drill evaluations are kept with Supervisor - completed?

  • Any PPE for area activities are easily accessible and well maintained. (Also check SunSmart)

Electrical & Chemical

  • No broken plugs, sockets and switches?

  • No frayed or defective leads?

  • Leads and portable equipment inspected and tagged?

  • No strained leads & no cable-trip hazards?

  • All dangerous goods/hazardous substances stored and labelled appropriately?

  • Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals with Register of where they are stored?

  • Waste oils and other products disposed of appropriately (especially kitchens)?

  • Hazard/Omissions identified:

  • Reviewed and Signed:HSR:

  • Reviewed and Signed: Supervisor/Team Leader:

  • Reviewed and Signed: Coordinator/Manager:

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