2 The occupants

  • Max no. of pupils

  • Females?

  • Males?

  • Max no. of staff?

  • Females?

  • Males?

  • Max no of visitors

  • Males?

  • Females?

  • No. of Disabled occupants:

  • Males?

  • Females?

  • When is the building occupied?

  • No. of pupils M F No. of staff M F
    How many toilets & facilities are there for: Girls: WCs
    WHB Boys: WCs
    Urinals WHB
    Staff (F):WCs WHB Staff (M):WCs
    Urinals WHB
    Details of disabled facilities:

Sanitary accommodation

  • Sanitary Accommodation

  • Sanitary accommodation
  • Location:

  • Use:

  • No. of W.C.'s?

  • No. of urinals?

  • No. of wash hand basins?

  • No. of W.C.'s?

  • No. of wash hand basins?

  • No. of W.C.'s?

  • No. of urinals?

  • No. of wash hand basins?

  • No. of W.C.'s?

  • No. of urinals?

  • No. of wash hand basins?

  • No. of W.C.'s?

  • No. of wash hand basins?

  • Are the toilets, urinals and WHBs at a suitable height?

  • Is hot/warm water available? N.B. run taps to check

  • Are the toilets in good repair?

  • Are flushes working?

  • Is soap available?

  • Is toilet paper available?

  • Are toilet rolls on holders?

  • What hand drying facilities are provided?

  • Are the hand drying facilities clean and/or in good working order?

  • Are there facilities for disposal of sanitary towels?

  • Are there arrangements in place for the collection of waste by approved carriers?

  • Are the walls, floor and ceiling in good repair and condition?

  • Which of the following are not in good repair?

  • Are the W.C.'s in good repair and condition?

  • What is the nature of the defect?

  • Are the urinals in good repair and condition?

  • What is the nature of the defect?

  • Are the wash hand basins in good repair and condition?

  • What is the nature of the defect?

  • Are all of the appliances clean?

  • Which are dirty/soiled? Attach photo(s)

  • Is adequate ventilation provided?

  • What is the level of odour like?

  • Are there openable windows?

  • If yes, are they open?

  • Is there artificial ventilation?

  • If yes, is it working effectively?

  • Are the toilet areas clean and free from extraneous matter?

  • Is a deep clean needed?

Cleaning contract

  • Who is the cleaning contractor?

  • Is it the standard corporate contract or has this been varied?

  • Who is the cleaning contractor?

  • Who is responsible for monitoring the cleaning contract?

  • Is a record kept of the checks carried out?

  • Is the school satisfied with the level of cleaning?

  • If not, how has this been communicated to the contractor? Attach a photo of record

Cleaning Products

  • What disinfectant products are used? And how often?

  • What cleaning products are used?

  • Does COSHH apply?

  • How often are the toilets cleaned?

  • Are there any specific concerns?

  • How often are the toilets checked for accidents/soiling and how is this dealt with?

  • Are staff aware of the risks?

  • Has any training been given to highlight the risks and need for effective cleaning and maintenance?

  • Have the children been given training in hand-washing?

  • If yes, how often is this carried out/at what age?

  • What does the training entail?

Are there any specific concerns within the school relating to H&S?

External/Internal Rooms & Spaces

Classroom

    Classroom
  • Name of classroom:

  • Are the walls, floor and ceiling in good repair and condition?

  • Which of the following are not in good repair?

  • Add comments about defects

  • Is all electrical equipment maintained in good condition & repair?

  • Electrical Equipment identity

  • Electrical Equipment
  • Make:

  • Model:

  • Nature of fault

  • Is all of the furniture maintained in good repair?

  • Furniture identity

  • Furniture
  • Description:

  • Nature of fault:

  • Good standards of housekeeping, access and egress maintained?

  • Circulation routes clear?

  • Trailing leads avoided?

  • Clear view of safety signs?

  • Lighting in good order & repair?

  • Lighting suitable & sufficient?

  • Fire doors maintained?

  • What problems were identified?

  • Appropriate Fire exit sign & action notice present?

  • Comments:

Sanitary Accommodation:

    Sanitary Accommodation
  • Name of Sanitary Accommodation:

  • Are the walls, floor and ceiling in good repair and condition?

  • Which of the following are not in good repair?

  • Add comments about defects

  • Are the urinals in good repair and condition?

  • What is the nature of the defect?

  • Are the wash hand basins in good repair and condition?

  • What is the nature of the defect?

  • Are all the appliances clean?

  • Good standards of housekeeping, access and egress maintained?

  • Circulation routes clear?

  • Trailing leads avoided?

  • Clear view of safety signs?

  • Lighting in good order & repair?

  • Lighting suitable & sufficient?

  • Are all fire doors maintained in good and effective working order?

  • Door
  • Identify location of door

  • What problems were identified?

  • Final exit

  • Exit sign present?

  • Doors open easily

  • Exit unobstructed

  • Call point & emergency action notice present?

  • Add photo

  • Does the corridor lead to a place of safety?

  • Comments:

  • Comments:

General

Management of Health & Safety

  • Are arrangements in place to monitor the policy?

  • Are the following hazards adequately controlled via policies, risk assessments, work instructions and procedures as may be appropriate?

  • Contractor management

  • Drain clearance & maintenance

  • Emergency planning & business continuity

  • Events management, including plays and functions

  • Letting of school premises

  • Ponds

  • Swimming pool management

  • Comments:

COSHH

  • Does the school know what constitutes a substance hazardous to health is?

  • Guidance on Bexley Safer Schools website
    http://www.bexley.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3628

  • Are substances hazardous to health present on the premises?

  • Are appropriate COSHH assessments in place?

  • Describe product and attach photo(s) showing label:

  • If required is appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) available?

  • Comments:

Managing Contractors


  • MANAGING CONTRACTORS

  • Are only SSIP accredited contractors used?

  • Are DSB (Disclosure & Barring Service - formerly CRB) checks carried out as necessary? This Gould include sub contractors.

  • Have contractors signed in at start of day, and again when leaving?

  • For all significant contracting work was a pre-meeting and regular health and safety update meetings held before and during the project?

  • Are arrangements in place for ensuring the health and safety of staff and pupils whilst contractors are on the premises?
    This should include physical separation between works and pupils, staff and visitors.

  • Are checks made to ensure that the site is left safe and secure at the end of the day and during weekends and vacations?

  • Has the work been completed to a safe and adequate standard?

  • Who is delegated the duty for monitoring contractors on school premises?

  • Does the premises manager maintain close liaison with contractors on site?

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