Management of safety

Management of safety

Is your H&S policy/system?

Are all staff aware of this policy/system?

Are risk assessments reviewed on a regular basis? Sample 2 RA's note which ones.

Is the Health and Safety Law poster displayed?

Is Employer’s Liability Insurance Certificate displayed?

Do you receive HUY Read and Signs?

Aerodrome manual up to date?

Up to date control of contractors HUY/Tenant?

Do you have an internal safety communication system?

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Working environment

Working environment

Is the area kept at a good temperature at all times?

Is there adequate ventilation?

Is the lighting level adequate?

Is the environment free from dust and other airborne contaminants?

Health and Safety notices displayed as appropriate?

Is the noise level in the work environment assessed and controlled adequately?

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Inspection area tidy, clean and well organised?

Are all access/egress ways clear and unobstructed?

Are all floor surfaces in good condition free from tripping hazards?

All electrical cleaning equipment tested?

All equipment stored under correct conditions?

Are all bins emptied regularly?

Rubbish disposal area clean and clear?

No smoking signs in position including vehicle cabs?

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Material Storage/Electrical Safety

Material Storage

Are all materials stored correctly?

Shelving stacked correctly and not overloaded?

Shelving in good condition?

Suitable access to high level storage?

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Electrical Safety

Is all portable equipment tested and labeled?

Leads undamaged?

Are all sockets observed being used correctly and not overloaded?

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Ladder safety/Kitchen Areas

Ladder safety

Is there a procedure for inspection and records kept?

Equipment in good condition?

Company I.D./marking?

Procedure for usage?

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Kitchen Areas

Safety notices in place?

Cleaning schedule in place?

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Toilet Facilities

Toilet Facilities

Toilet areas clean and tidy?

Adequate soap?

Hand towels/drying facilities in place and working?

Sanitary disposal in place?

Sanitary vending in place?

Walls and surfaces clean?

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First Aid

First Aid

Name of appointed person/s displayed and dated?

Telephone number for appointed person displayed?

Emergency telephone number displayed?

Accident reporting procedure in place?

Is all first aid equipment regularly check and in date?

Eye wash bottles Full?

Eye wash bottles In date?

First aid equipment correctly stored/fixed and signage in place?

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Fire Precautions

Fire Precautions

Routes clear of obstructions?

Fire doors easily opened?

Fire doors propped open?

Emergency lighting adequate?

Correct type?

Correct fire safety signage in place?

Evacuation routes clearly signed?

Extinguishers in place?

Extinguishers in date?

Smoke/heat detectors checked?

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Fire risk assessment completed?

Are fire evacuation instructions posted up?

Current and up to date?

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COSHH assessments OK? Sample 2 and note.

Exposure limits adequately controlled?

Data sheet information available?

Spillage procedure in place?

Correctly stored?

Correctly disposed of?​

Disposal of hazardous waste in place?

Flammable liquids correctly stored/signed?



All guards in place?

Kept clean of rubbish?​

Emergency stop buttons fitted?

Safety warning notices in place?

Risk assessment in place?

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Correct type for hazard identified?

Good condition?

Correctly stored?

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Roadways in good condition?

Pavements in good condition?

Access ramps in place?​

Steps clear of obstructions and clean?

Hand rails in good condition?

All lights working?

All notices in place?

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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.