Is a current Emergency Evacuation Plan or Procedure on display?
Is all Fire Safety Equipment testing current? (E.g. fire hose reels, fire blankets, fire extinguishers, etc.)
Are standard fire signs in place?
Fire equipment location identified?
Is all Fire Safety Equipment accessible (requires 1m exclusion zone) and clear from obstruction?
Is the correct type of fire safety equipment available?
Are all exits and fire evacuation routes kept clear?
Are all fire exit doors free from obstruction, open outwards and have compliant door hardware (lever or push bar)?
Is an Evacuation sign / diagram displayed?
Are exit signs in place as per the evacuation sign / diagram and operating correctly? (Push test button)
Are Assembly Areas identified on the Evacuation diagram?
Do Emergency Evacuation exercises occur annually?
If applicable, are records of evacuation exercises available onsite?
If applicable, are warning systems clear (audible) in all areas?
Are there any issues with the flood boat that have not already been captured in this inspection?
Are there any issues with the trailer that have not already been captured in this inspection?
Any other comments?
Do stairways, landing and ramps have well-secured handrails from top to bottom and are well-maintained?
Do the steps, ramps, landings, have insufficient lighting above them?
Are the steps, ramps or landings clear of slippery or uneven surfaces?
Is the area clear of any obstructions which could cause a person to trip?
Is the area clear of any restrictions to access for any clients (e.g. disabled persons, parents with prams, small children, and elderly persons)?
Is the clear access to the switchboard?
Is there >1.2m clearance in all directions around switchboard?
Is the clear access to the fire panel?
Is there >1.2m clearance in all directions around fire panel?
Safety Noticeboard & Signage
Is the signed RCC Work Health and Safety Policy displayed on the safety board?
- WSH Adviser
- First Aiders
- HS Rep
- Fire Wardens
- RCC Rehab Team
- Diversity Officers
Is the Workers Compensations Claims Procedure displayed on the safety board?
Is the Issue Resolution Flowchart displayed?
Are sufficient internal and external signs in use and in good condition (not faded or illegible)?
(such as e.g. First Aid, fire extinguisher, footwear, hearing protection, unauthorised entry, caution or danger signs)
Are out of service / danger tags available for use?
Are relevant signs displayed near equipment?
WHS System & Documentation
If applicable, has a construction workplace plan been completed for the project / work?
Have all staff and contractors received specific site induction?
Have all contractors registered with RCC?
If a construction site, does everyone on site have a Construction Safety Induction card (blue / white card)?
Have Risk Assessments been conducted for all work activities, such as: • Plant • Equipment • Specific Work Procedures?
If applicable, is the truck / bus / trailer inspection checklist completed as required?
Have specific Safe Work Procedures been developed and/or reviewed for work activities that are High to Moderate level risk factor (Form no, F-3040-057-G)?
For activities deemed Extreme or High risk factors has a Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) been developed and/or reviewed? (Form no. F-3040-057-AF)
Are Job Safety Analysis form/pads available at your work location to plan control of site specific or unidentified hazards before work is undertaken? (Form no. F-3040-060-W or F-3040-060-Z)
Are all relevant safety documents uploaded onto the RCC SafetyFirst Intranet site? (E.g. SWMS, SWP, etc.)
Where is the main First Aid Kit is located for your area? (Kit number________)
Has First Aid Officer provided name and emergency contact details with the kit, Ensured the First Aid Kit is restocked regularly, as per the contents list (F-3040-055-S), Updated Audit Tracking Record (F-3040-055-TA) with last inspection – date_______, and Ensured there is a record of first aid supplies being used?
Does the electrical wiring or cabling cause any trip hazards?
Are correct power boards being used? (no double adaptors or piggy back plugs)
Are all appliance and extension leads in good condition?
Does heat-producing, portable electrical equipment (e.g. Toasters, sandwich makers, kettles) display a current test and tag and is this recorded?
Does all hired equipment (e.g. urns, production equipment, ovens, etc.) display a current test tag?
Is clear access provided to switchboards? (1 metre)
Work Environment (Interior)
Are toilet facilities available? If yes, are they adequate?
Are lunchroom / kitchen facilities available and clean?
Is there sufficient lighting throughout this location?
Is the temperature and airflow comfortable?
Are noise levels appropriate?
Is the hearing protection provided appropriate for the level of noise emitted?
Are work areas clean and tidy?
Does regular waste removal occur?
Is there any rubbish or unused items requiring disposal or removal?
Are there adequate storage facilities available?
Is there evidence that staff use good stacking and storage practices?
Are items stored in their designated area in the storage facilities provided?
Are floor mats appropriate and provided where required? (i.e. anti-slip)
Are aisles kept clear at all times (no trip hazards)?
Are step and/or ladders suitable, well maintained and properly affixed?
Is all furniture in a safe condition for normal use?
Are there any damaged light switches / light fittings?
Are the floors particularly slippery when wet or dry?
Are floor surfaces in good condition (not slippery, uneven and no loose material, debris or worn carpeting) and free from trip hazards?
Are the floors cluttered with items or equipment?
Are barriers / guards adequate to prevent fall hazards?
Do the types of doors and doorways restrict access to any of the clients that have mobility limitations?
Are doorways and stairways kept clear and unblocked?
If the objects are attached to walls (e.g. pictures, shelves, handrails) are they securely fixed?
Do light fittings, fans, vents, etc. Appear to be securely attached to the ceiling?
Are guillotines and shredders adequately guarded?
Has all staff received manual handling training?
Is the correct manual handling techniques used to perform lifting activities?
Are desks, file drawers and cupboard doors kept closed when not in use?
Are file cabinets drawers maintained to avoid them being overloaded?
Do office computer chairs have a five-star base?
Are office chairs easily adjustable from a seated position?
Can the user move around their workstation without obstruction?
Are frequently used objects positioned within easy reach?
Does the layout minimise excessive twisting or bending of the neck, shoulders and upper body?
Are there any sharp edges on desks or cabinets?
Are stools or wastebaskets placed so that they are not tripping hazards?
Does desk space allow for large documents, completed work, or writing?
Is the exterior area kept clean and tidy (no rubbish, materials)?
Hazardous Substance & Dangerous Goods
Have all hazardous substances been identified?
Are hazardous substances correctly stored?
Are containers clearly marked and labelled correctly?
Are containers checked regularly to ensure they are not damaged?
Are all household chemicals clearly labelled and in their original containers (e.g. not stored in drink bottles, etc.)?
Is there a Hazardous Substances register on site?
Are Safety Data Sheets (SDS) current and available to all staff (e.g. cleaning products, etc.)?
Is there appropriate ventilation for both use and storage of substances?
Is there an appropriate decanting system in place?
Is there a procedure for disposal of products?
Are fuels (e.g. lawn mower fuel) stored in the Flammable Goods cupboard, in volumes less than 5 litres and in suitable leak proof containers with tight fitting closure?
Are there any dangerous chemicals being stored in this location?
If applicable, have all dangerous goods on site been identified?
Is there a dangerous goods manifest on site?
If the area is classified as a Large Dangerous Goods location, has a Management Plan been implemented?
Is there adequate signage displayed for hazardous substances and dangerous goods (e.g. storage areas, entry gates)?
Have risk assessments been conducted on all hazardous substances, and if applicable, dangerous goods at this location? Are the risk assessments current (up to 5 years old)?
Is a suitable spill kit available onsite?
If YES, has all staff been trained in spill containment and clean up procedures?
Is there an Asbestos Management Plan (AMP) for this location?
Is a PPE Register current, maintained and available on-site?
Is signage in place where PPE is required to be used?
Is appropriate PPE available and being used correctly (e.g. footwear, hearing protection, eye protection, head protection, gloves, respiratory protection)?
Is all PPE maintained in good condition?
Is the correct eye protection being used in this location? • Impact resistant • Chemical goggles • Visors
If applicable, is the following PPE being used as required by staff in this location: • Safety helmets • Safety footwear • High visibility safety vests • Hearing protection • Gloves • Sun protection (long sleeve shirts, hats, sunscreen)
Are all respiratory protection / respirators stored correctly? Stored in plastic bags (dust free)? All disposable masks are two straps?
Has a noise exposure survey been conducted in this location?
Is the hearing protection provided appropriate for the level of noise emitted?
Is hearing protection provided and is it correctly maintained?
Has staff been given training and information on the correct fitting and use of hearing protection?
Are there any other issues requiring rectification?
List any issues.