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Quarterly workplace hazard inspection list engineering

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location


  • The temperature is adequate / comfortable

  • Lighting and ventilation is adequate for the task required

  • Walkways / traffic areas are clear of clutter

  • Noise levels are not excessive within the department.

  • There is appropriate drainage to to ensure doesn’t pool on floor

  • Floors are even and have an appropriate slip resistance

  • Floors are free from gaps / holes / cracks

  • The workplace amenities used by the staff are adequate and in a clean condition

2. Electrical

  • Electrical appliances, cords and equipment have been tested and tagged. Please check all items and advise when the NEXT EXPIRY date is out of all of the items

  • Detail next expiry date

  • Electrical cords, extension, plugs and switches are safely arranged and in good repair I.e. Plastic covering intact

  • Electrical cords are secured to prevent trip injuries

  • Piggy back plugs (double adaptors) are Not used in the department

  • Electrical equipment is not exposed to water

3.Personal protective equipment

  • PPE and disposable gloves, glasses, aprons and ear protection are available for use and in good condition

  • Staff are wearing the required PPE (e.g. hi vis vests when going into back dock area)

  • Detail ONE item of PPE worn

  • Staff are wearing appropriate footwear I.e. non-slip rubber soled shoes

4. Equipment / Machinery

  • Compactors are maintained and serviced as per the manufacturers or suppliers guidelines

  • Detail next expiry date

  • Compactors are in good condition I.e. no leaks from hoses, no sharp edges and functioning as normal

  • All equipment and machinery cords have been tested and tagged I.e. compactor and scrubbers

  • Compactor cage is in good condition I.e. flashing lights are operational and interlock systems are functioning correctly

  • Radiation detector is calibrated and functioning

  • Safety signage is in place for machinery. That exposes workers to hazards I.e. pinch points

5. Housekeeping

  • Wet floor signs are available and used

  • Hey gone is routinely cleaned

  • The environment is free of trip / slip hazards

  • The floor is free from rubbish, debris and or spills

6. Chemical

  • SpIll kits are available to clean up oil spills, are stocked and sealed

  • Chemicals are within expiry and being stored correctly I.e. not with incompatible substances and bunded

7. Emergency

  • Fire extinguishers and hose reel are in close proximity, clearly marked and have been tested within the last 6 months

  • Detail when the fire extinguisher was last tested (will be displayed on the metal tag on the neck of the extinguisher)

  • Emergency exit signs are lit and are clearly marked and visible

  • Fire and smoke doors are clearly signed

  • Exit doors open and close easily and are free from any obstructions

  • Emergency procedures (code red - fire, code orange - evacuation, code brown - ext emergency) are contained in the fire bow at the emergency assembly points and are in date

  • Emergency wall plans are in place clearly showing, exits and fire fighting equipment

  • Emergency procedure flip books are located next to every staff telephone

  • Staff are aware of emergency procedures and how to raise the alarm - DIAL 55

  • Ask FIVE staff members

  • Smoke / heat detectors are free from damage / obstructions

  • All emergency alarms have been tested I.e. duress alarms

  • First aid kit is available and fully stocked

  • Staff have received basic fire extinguisher training

8. Storage

  • Items stored on shelves are not stored too high. I.e. items on top shelves should be one box high

  • Are items stored appropriately I.e. Frequently used items and heavy items stored between knee and shoulder height

  • Materials are stored securely to prevent falling

  • Shelves are secured to walls / floors to prevent falling

  • Clinical waste storage room is locked at all times

  • Storage rooms are neat and tidy to allow a clear walking path and are free from rubbish

9. Manual Handling

  • Staff follow correct materials manual tasks procedures

  • Staff have received materials manual handling training within the last year

  • Staff are not required to undertake tasks lifting excessive weight

10. Workplace Health And Safety Information

  • Injury Hotline poster displayed in work area

11. Policy And Procedure

  • Policy and Procedures are followed at all times and are up to date

  • Safe Operating Procedures (SPOs) are in place for all tasks and are up to date

12. Agency/ Casual/ Contractor Staff

  • All agency / casual / contractor staff have received the contractor orientation induction checklist and area specific orientation handout

  • All contractors have signed the contractor register when on site

  • All agency / Casual / contractor staff are wearing appropriate ID badges

13. Security

  • Doors that lead to the eastern end of back dock are closed at all times

  • Compactor access is restricted to authorised personnel only

  • Identity badges are visible and worn at all times, including agency, doctors, students and contractors

  • Designated areas are limited to authorised personnel at all times

  • Aggression in the department is recognised, managed and coordinated in effective manner

  • Total number of corrective actions

  • Completed by

  • Department manager name

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