• 7) Do you have access to the following Health & Safety documents?

  • 8) University Policy (Policies section University web page)

  • 9) School Policy (Sept 2015 – green cover [available on School H&S website]

  • 10) Relevant University H&S Services Policy & Advisory Notices if applicable to your office such as manual handling, ladder safety etc.

  • N.B. Documents 1 & 3 are available from the University Health & Safety website

Risk Assessments

  • Have appropriate tests been carried out for the following?

  • 11) Visual Display Units

  • 12) Manual Handling

  • 13) Electrical testing (if 'no' indicate which items require testing)


  • Are the following adequate and in good working order?

  • 14) Lighting

  • 15) Heating

  • 16) General ventilation

  • 17) Windows

  • 18) Doors

  • 19) Floors

  • Where fitted are the following services in good order?

  • 20) Electrical supply

  • 21) Gas supply

  • 22) Water supply

  • 23) Sink waste

  • 24) Telephone

  • Housekeeping

  • 25) Is the room clean and tidy?

  • 26) Is general storage adequate?

  • 27) Are the floor and are passages clear of obstruction?


  • Are the following in good order and suitable for the purpose

  • 28) Chairs

  • 29) Work surface (desk/table/bench)

  • 30) Shelving (wall mounted/cupboards)

  • 31) File cabinets

  • 32) Window blinds

Carbon Creep

  • How many of the following electrical items does the office contain:

  • 33) Portable heater

  • 34) Fan

  • 35) Kettle/coffee-maker

  • 36) Fridge

  • If present, make sure the fridge is not set too high, i.e. temperature should be 1-3 centigrade.

  • 37) Microwave

  • 38) Chargers/docking stations for portable devices

  • If present,, make the room occupants aware of guidance to turn off chargers, etc. when not in use, particularly over-night and weekends.


  • Personal Health Surveillance

  • If required have you been advised about the following Health checks? [Please note: Advice is given in the School Induction booklet and the School Health and Safety Policy available on the School H&S Intranet]:

  • 39) Eye Test for Display Screen Equipment use


  • Inspection Leader

  • Room occupant

  • Room occupant

  • Room occupant

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