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Executive Summary

Main Findings




1. Local OHS Action Plans

  • 1. Is there a current local OHS action plan for this area ? ( sight copy) (area to provide)

  • 2. Are there documented controls for these risks in the plan

  • What are the main OHS risks in this area?

  • OHS risks
  • 3. What other actions could be included in the plan?

  • Add risk controls as required
  • Recommendations

2. Consultation

  • 2.1 Are elected Health and Safety Representatives in place?

  • 2.2 Is the name of the HSR clearly displayed on a notice board etc (sight copy)

  • 2.3. Are the HSRs trained (5 days and refresher)?

  • 2.4 are there nominated management representatives for OHS issues

  • 2.5 Do team meetings etc include OHS issues (sight copy) (area to provide)

3. OHS Committee

  • 3.1 Is there a local OHS Committee

  • 3.2 Are there minutes of the meetings

  • If there is no OHS Committee what are the comsultitative methods used?

4. Communication

  • 4.1. Is there a health and safety notice board or folder? (Sight copy) (area to provide)

  • 4.2 Is the information health and safety notice board or folder up to date?

  • 4.3 Is the issue resolution procedure on the health and safety notice board or in the relevant OHS folder?

5. Training

  • 5.1 Is there a local induction program that includes OHS aspects? (sight copy) (area to provide)

  • 5.2 Records of local induction are maintained (sight induction records)

  • 5.3 Has OHS training been provided for Senior, Line Managers and Team Leaders (sight copy) (area to provide)

  • What training should be conducted in the next 12 months for managers, supervisors and staff?

  • Add required training

6. Manual Handling - SmartMove!

  • 6.1 Are manual handling hazards and risks reported? (Run RiskMan Report)

  • Manual handling tasks requiring assessment
  • Comment

7. Occupational Violence and Aggression

  • 7.1 Are OVA hazards and risks reported? (Run RiskMan Report)

  • Task requiring assessment
  • Task description

  • Comment

8. Chemical Safety

  • 8.1 Is there a register in this area for the chemicals used? (Sight copy)

  • 8.2 Are there up to date Material Safety Data Sheets available in the register?

  • Chemicals that need risk assessments

9. Ligature Points

    Ligature point location
  • Location

  • Recommended action

  • Comment

10. Incident and Hazard Reporting

  • 10.1 Are incidents in this area reported?

  • Reported Issues that have not been addressed
  • Issue Reported or included in action plan that requires assistance or further action

  • Recommendation

11. Work Cover / Return to Work

  • 11.1 Is there an If you are injured poster displayed?

  • 11.2 Have Managers and Supervisors attended Return to Work Training?

12. Workplace Inspections

  • 12.1 Are workplace OHS inspections conducted? (sight copy)

  • 12.2. Are the inspection reports submitted to the Director and copy to HSW?

  • 12.3 The results of workplace inspections conducted are recorded on the local OHS Action Plan and acted on?

13. Post Incident Debriefings

    Debriefing Issues
  • Comment

14. Code Black

  • 14.1 Are staff aware of the available training?

  • 14.2 Are staff aware of the procedures?

  • Comment

15. Needle Stick Injuries

  • 15.1 Are staff aware of the available training?

  • 15.2 Are staff aware of the procedures?

  • Comment

16. Fleet Vehicles

  • 16.1 Are drivers orientated to vehicles

  • Have there been any serious incidents

Other Issues


Audit concluding comments

    Concluding comments
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