General work place

  • Are floors in good condition, free from slip trip hazards

  • Are walkways clean and free from slip trip hazards

  • Is floor cleaning equipment readily available for clearing spillages

  • Are work stations organised so that it allows user to operate safely

  • Are workplace transport procedures being observed

  • Are correct waste segregation protocols being followed

  • Has all waste been placed in the skip area

Fire & Emergency Provisions

  • Are fire exits clear of obstructions

  • Are combustible materials stored a minimum 5 meters away from the building

  • Are fire extinguishers kept free from obstruction, in their correct storage location, undamaged, fully laden and in date

  • Are emergency spill kits present and suitably stocked

  • Are fire alarm call points free from obstruction

  • Fire Assembly point known to all on site?

  • Date of last fire drill

  • Is all confined spaces equipment in good order and ready for use?

  • If confined spaces is being carried out is it being completed as per SSOW procedures.

PPE

  • Is hi vis vest been worn by staff and visitors where appropriate

  • Are welding shields in good condition and being worn where required?

  • Is safety footwear being worn and soles in good condition

  • Are safety gloves being worn and in good condition?

  • Is hearing protection being worn in mandatory areas?

Manual & Mechanical Handling

  • Are good manual handling techniques being observed

  • Are manual handling aids being used as provided for

  • Are overhead cranes being used correctly

  • Has all lifting equipment received a thorough examination

Equipment & Machinery

  • Is all equipment in good working order

  • Is the area around machinery, clean, clear and in good order

  • Are all fixed guards secured with only approved means

  • Are interlocks functioning as they should - machine stops when open

  • Are all control panels locked and secure

  • Are all electrical sockets in good order

  • Are their any trailing or damaged cables

  • Are there any sharp edges on equipment

  • Are there any damaged emergency stop buttons

  • Are there any damaged isolation switches

  • Are there any compressed air leaks

  • If there is machinery being cleaned has isolation & lock off been implemented correctly

Hazardous substances

  • Are substances stored and secured to prevent unauthorised use

  • Are containers used for decanting displaying same label as original container

  • Are the substances stored on bund tray?

Welding

  • Are welding screens in place

  • are welding overalls being worn

  • Are welding gauntlets being worn

  • Are welding masks in good condition and being used

Facilities

  • Is there means of heating food & drinking water available in the canteen

  • Is the canteen clean and tidy

  • Are lockers provided for personal clothing and equipment

  • Are toilet facilities areas kept clean and acceptable

Racking & general storage

  • Racking system secure & undamaged

  • Base protection in place & un damaged

  • Loading signs in place and being observed

  • Pallets stable and secure

  • Empty pallets stacked securely and stable

  • Damaged racking isolated and warning signs in place

Forklifts

  • Are forklifts in good working order and fitted with audible alarm and flashing beacon

  • Are forklifts being operated by trained and competent personel

  • is a record of thorough examination available for the forklift

Lifting Equipment

  • Are cranes inspected and tested with records on file?

  • Are cranes in good working order?

  • Are those using cranes trained and competent?

  • Are Slings and Chains Tested and Inspected?

  • Are loads being slung in the correct manner?

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