Planning and Overarching Management

  • Planning

  • Can you locate a copy of the EMP in relevant areas

  • Can all staff readily get a copy of the EMP

  • Are copies of your Environmental Policy on public/staff displayed - where

  • Have all tasks/operations involving significant risk been identified

  • Is the risk assessment available

  • How are aspects and impacts identified by functions performed by each department within the licenced area

  • Are minutes or other records available of review and or changes to aspect and impacts register (2.1.5)

  • Do you have evidence that the aspects and impacts register has been reviewed in the last year

  • Legislative requirements routinely revised and updated (EMP 2.3)

  • Are all employees and contractors informed about environmental issues related to their work - how

  • JSEA include environmental impacts and risks (EMP 4.6.1)

Training

  • Training

  • Is adequate training provided

  • Environmental awareness program reviewed (EMP 4.2)

  • All employee attended induction before commencing work

Audits and Inspections

  • Audits and Inspection

  • Has an external environmental audit been completed in the last year

  • No low risk findings

  • No major / high risk findings

  • No opportunities for improvement

  • Have internal environmental audits been completed in the last year

  • No low risk findings

  • No major / high risk findings

  • No opportunities for improvement

  • Legal compliance audit completed in last year

  • Are inspection conducted and records keep as required in the EMP and associated procedures and work instructions

  • Recent stores workplace inspection checklist available

  • Recent wheel lathe building inspection checklist available

  • Recent inspection and maintenance building inspection checklist available

  • Recent external car wash and RO workplace inspection checklist available

  • Recent cleaning platform inspection checklist available

  • Recent EMU shed and electronic room inspection checklist available

  • Recent external car wash inspection checklist available

  • Non compliance with inspection recorded and closed- out

Contractor and Supplier Management

  • Contractor and Supplier Management

  • All contractors attended induction before commencing work

  • Records retained of induction of contractor

  • Are all contractors subject to regular monitoring

  • Are HSE audits conducted on contractors in the last year

  • Inspection schedule for contractors

  • Is the supplier database available

  • Supplier evaluation are completed annually

Spill Response and Emergency Preparedness

  • Spill Response and Emergency Preparedness

  • Is there an emergency response plan for the site

  • Are munster points well signed

  • Type and number of fire extinguisher adequate

  • Number and type of spill kits adequate

  • Are spill drills regularly conducted

Chemical

Chemical

  • Chemicals

  • Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances as required

  • Risk assessment completed on all chemicals before arriving on sites and reviewed at least every two years

  • All incoming chemicals inspected before going to stores to ensure correct packaging and labelling

  • Chemical segregation charts available

  • Storage containers correctly marked

  • SDS current and available for all chemicals on site - 16 sections and local emergency contact number.

  • Chemical signage and placards appropriate

  • Current chemical inventory available

  • All environmentally hazardous materials/substances stored in suitable facilities and access controlled - i.e. DG Cabinets

  • All chemicals correctly stored (in compliance with SDS and segregation charts)

  • Any chemical decanting done in a safe manner

  • Chemicals stored in bunded area

  • Bunds well maintained

  • Good overall chemical housekeeping

Soil Contamination

  • Chemicals Shed

  • Workers trained in the use of hazardous substances as required

  • Risk assessment completed on all chemicals before arriving on sites and reviewed at least every two years

  • All incoming chemicals inspected before going to stores to ensure correct packaging and labelling

  • Chemical segregation charts available

  • Storage containers correctly marked

  • SDS current and available for all chemicals on site - 16 sections and local emergency contact number.

  • Chemical signage and placards appropriate

  • Current chemical inventory available

  • All environmentally hazardous materials/substances stored in suitable facilities and access controlled - i.e. DG Cabinets

  • All chemicals correctly stored (in compliance with SDS and segregation charts)

  • Any chemical decanting done in a safe manner

  • Chemicals stored in bunded area

  • Bunds well maintained

  • Good overall chemical housekeeping

  • Soil Contamination

  • Are there any reported soil contamination on this site

  • Controlled measured implemented

Asbestos

  • Asbestos

  • Has asbestos been identified on this site

  • Is it signed

  • Is their a site specific asbestos register

  • Is there an appropriate Asbestos Management Plan

Diesel Storage

  • Diesel infrastructure (tank, piping and pump)

  • Is the site licenses

  • No sign of leaks and spills

  • Are underground pipes wrapped or double walled

  • No sign of pipes and fittings having leaked

  • Are the tank's cradle and footings sound

  • Is the tank and frame free of rust and paint in fair condition

  • Is good assess available to the dip point

  • Can the dipstick be easily removed

  • Is the tank vent in good condition

  • Is the bund of required capacity

  • Diesel bundling in good condition with no cracks and good sealing

  • Is the bund valve in good condition and closed

  • Is the bund clean and free of litter

  • Fuel bowser in good condition

  • Auto shutoff system between trigger and above ground tank

  • Pump contained within its own bund

  • Is the pump protected - bollards or similar

  • Spill Kits readily available, checked and fully stocked

  • Diesel records of bulk deliveries available

  • Are diesel deliveries supervised

Diesel Management ( refuelling)

  • Refuelling

  • Training provided, covering skill kits, system shut-off, emergency response, fire control etc

  • No sign of leaks and spills

  • Are hoses in good condition

  • Have hoses been regularly tested - 6 and 12 months

  • Is an emergency stop button fitted and tested to ensure its working

  • Any sign of pipes and fittings leaked

  • Diesel bundling in good condition with no cracks and good sealing

  • Spill Kits readily available, checked and fully stocked

  • Diesel Records of coach refilling available and reconciliation regularly performed

Wash Pad

  • Wash Pad/Washing Facility

  • No hazardous materials stored on wash pad

  • Sumps/pads well maintained - grills in good condition and limited sediment

  • Drains clear

  • Hoses in good condition

  • Good standard of housekeeping

  • No evidence that wastewater or chemicals escaping from containment area

Industrial Wastewater

  • Oily Water Seperator

  • Licenced

  • Separator of adequate capacity

  • Service history as specified available

  • Water sampled as required

  • Trade waste pipes labelled

  • Containers containing collected oil removed and correctly disposed

  • Area free of litter with good standard of general housekeeping

Stormwater

  • Stormwater

  • Are all stormwater drains clean and marked

  • Are there adequate measures to prevent spill or leaks entering stormwater drains for protected from hazardous materials

  • Measures in place to control stormwater from designated waste area entering stormwater system

  • Are all silt traps/filters in good condition

  • Are silt traps/filters regularly serviced

  • Silt arrestor inspected and tested every 3 months (CWI pollution control equipment 5.1)

Noise

  • Noise

  • Facility noise assessment completed in the last 5 years (NMP 5.2.1)

  • Is a noise plan required for this site

  • Train horn use minimised

  • No noise complaints have been recieved

  • Are any noise control measures required

Nuisance (light, dust, odour, vibration etc)

  • Nuisance

  • Does this site cause a light nuisance to the surrounding area

  • Have the site received light complaints

  • Does this site cause a dust nuisance to the surrounding area

  • Have the site received dust complaints

  • Does this site cause a odour nuisance to the surrounding area

  • Have the site received odour complaints

  • Does this site cause a vibration nuisance to the surrounding area

  • Have the site received vibration complaints

Waste Management

  • Waste Management

  • Waste objectives and targets included in facility's HSE Business Plan

  • Waste collected and disposed of by a licensed operator

  • Site was designated waste area which are signed and protected

  • Liquid Waste - Sewage from coaches/trains unloaded with no spills or leaks

  • All hazardous waste segregated for appropriate disposal including contaminated rags, containers etc

  • Hazardous waste container available and correctly labelled

  • Waste segregation is practiced - to the extend that services are available

  • Waste streams are segregated according to program (EMS Manual)

  • No evidence of bins overflowing

  • Site Free of Litter and no waste stockpiling on site

Incident Reporting

  • Incident Reporting

  • Are all incidents reported

  • Are near misses reported

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