Domestic Arrivals Hall

Area Specific Observation

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Is all matting firmly secured by the entry doors? Please do a physical test to check for matting

Is the matting in a good state of condition?

Is the courtesy/ emergency phone working in the hall?

Equipment Safety

Are guards in place and working on all machinery? (Baggage reclaim - e-stops, blue dots on floor, shutter doors)

Are all safety instructions/procedures for the baggage reclaim in place and in good condition?

Are the verbal warning messages working when the belt is activated?

Are the luggage trolleys in a fit state of repair? (Safety signs on handles, visible damage, loose parts - general visual inspection)

Fire Safety

Are fire extinguishers in place and in date?

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Is the area free from excessive storage of combustible materials?

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date?

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum? Trolleys?

Are tops of cabinets, cupboards free from heavy and bulky items?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Is all unnecessary equipment turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Are recycling facilities readily available?

International Arrivals Hall

Area Specific Observations

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Is all matting firmly secured by the entry doors? Please do a physical test to check for matting

Is the matting in a good state of condition?

Is the courtesy/ emergency phone working in the hall?

Equipment Safety

Are guards in place and working on all machinery? (Baggage reclaim - e-stops, blue dots on floor, shutter doors)

Are all safety instructions/procedures for the baggage reclaim in place and in good condition?

Are the verbal warning messages working when the belt is activated?

Are the luggage trolleys in a fit state of repair? (Safety signs on handles, visible damage, loose parts - general visual inspection)

Fire Safety

Are fire extinguishers in place and in date?

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Is the area free from excessive storage of combustible materials?

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date?

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Are tops of cabinets, cupboards free from heavy and bulky items?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Is all unnecessary equipment turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Are recycling facilities readily available?

Immigration Queuing System

Area Specific Observations

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Is all matting firmly secured by the entry doors? Please do a physical test to check for matting

Is the matting in a good state of condition?

Is the courtesy/ emergency phone working in the hall?

Equipment Safety

Are all tensors secure and in a good condition?

Are all signs in a good condition?

Fire Safety

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Is the area free from excessive storage of combustible materials?

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date? Immigration desks

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Are tops of cabinets, cupboards free from heavy and bulky items?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the lighting working?

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Is all unnecessary equipment turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

Customs Inspection Hall

Area Specific Observations

Are there any new signs or advertising boards with sharp or protruding edges?

Is the courtesy/ emergency phone working in the hall?

Equipment Safety

Is all safety signage in place and in good condition?

Is storage of the fog chairs being kept tidy with the chain in place across all chairs?

Fire Safety

Is the information on the fire action notices accurately displayed and in a prominent position?

Is heat producing electrical equipment in a well ventilated location? (E.g paper near computer vents)

Is the area free from excessive storage of combustible materials?

Do smoke detectors or fire alarm heads appear fully operational with no evidence of being tampered with?

Are access and egress routes clear from any obstructions and fire doors kept closed?

Are fire doors in good condition? E.g all three hinges fully attached, no holes through door, intumescent strip present all around sides and top of frame, frame secure.

Are all ceiling tiles in place and undamaged?

Electrical Safety

Sockets overloaded?

Is equipment PAT tested and in date?

If any new electrical equipment has been purchased, has it been reported to engineering for the assets list?

Housekeeping

Is the area free of tripping hazards? (E.g cables, carpet lifting, open doors)

Is the area (inc desks, cupboards, floors etc) clean and tidy?

Is storage being kept tidy and to a minimum?

Are tops of cabinets, cupboards free from heavy and bulky items?

Is the area free from slip hazards? Are facilities available for clearing spills

Welfare

Is the lighting working?

Is the heating/cooling working?

Environment

Is all unnecessary equipment turned off? Eg computers with employees not present? Lights etc.

Is the area free from any evidence of fly tipping of waste?

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.