Previous Actions or Concerns

  • Are there any actions from the previous report that remain outstanding?

  • Details of outstanding actions and reasons why not yet completed:

Movement around the Classroom (Trips and Falls)

  • Is the internal flooring in a good condition?

  • Are there any changes in floor level or type of flooring that need to be highlighted?

  • Are gangways between desks kept clear?

  • Are trailing electrical leads/cables prevented wherever possible?

  • Is lighting bright enough to allow safe access and exit?

  • Are procedures in place to deal with spillages e.g. water, blood from cuts?

  • Are access steps or ramps properly maintained where applicable?

  • Are access steps or ramps provided with handrails where applicable?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Work at height (falls)

  • Do you have an 'elephant-foot' stepstool or stepladder available for use where necessary?

  • Is a window-opener provided for opening high-level windows?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Furniture and Fixtures

  • Are permanent fixtures in good condition and securely fastened e.g. cupboards, display boards, shelving?

  • Is furniture in good repair and suitable for the size of the user, whether adult or child?

  • Is portable equipment stable e.g. a TV set on a suitable trolley?

  • Where window restrictors are fitted to upper-floor windows, are they in good working order?

  • Are hot surfaces of radiators etc protected where necessary to prevent the risk of burns to vulnerable young people?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Manual Handling

  • Are trollies available for moving heavy objects, e.g. computers?

Computers and similar equipment

  • If computers are used as part of the role, is a workstation assessment available to be carried out if not already completed?

  • Have pupils been advised about good practice when using computers?

Electrical equipment and services

  • Are fixed electrical switches and plug sockets in good repair?

  • Are all plugs and cables in good repair?

  • Has portable electrical equipment e.g. laminators, been visually checked and, where necessary, tested at suitable intervals to ensure that it's safe to use? (there may be a sticker to show it has been tested)

  • Has any damaged electrical equipment been taken out of service or replaced?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Asbestos

  • If the school contains asbestos, have details of the location and it's condition in the classroom been provided and explained?

  • Is guidance on securing pieces of work to walls/ceilings that may contain asbestos available?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Fire

  • If there are fire exit doors in the classroom, are they unobstructed, kept unlocked and easy to open from the outside?

  • Is fire-fighting equipment in place in the classroom?

  • Are fire evacuation procedures clearly displayed?

  • Has instruction regarding the fire drill been provided and is the Emergency Evacuation signage in place in the classroom?

  • Is there a Fire Exit sign indicating safe exit in the event of fire?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Workplace (ventilation and heating)

  • Does the room have natural ventilation?

  • Can a reasonable room temperature be maintained during use of the classroom?

  • Are measures in place, for example blinds, to protect from glare and heat from the sun?

  • Please add any actions or comments here

Additional Comments:

  • Please state any additional concerns or hazards here:

  • Please list any Actions required Here:

  • Signed:

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