General Safety Inspection

  • Are floors clear of obstacles/clutter?

  • Are floors clean and in good condition?

  • Is there adequate storage?

  • Are electrical leads safe?

  • Is equipment free from damage and appear safe for use?

  • Is lighting adequate?

  • Are noise levels OK?

  • Is temperature and airflow adequate?

  • Are kitchen areas clean?

  • Is a First Aid Kit visible?

  • Are exit signs clear and visible?

  • Are PPE signs clear?

  • Are chemicals labelled and stored correctly?

  • Is there a safety data sheet with the chemical?

  • List any other safety concerns you have from this walk around:

  • List any actions you wish to assign from this walk around: (provide action, who and due date)

Staff Discussion

Possible discussion points with staff

  • Do you know who to report safety concerns to? (Safety liaison officer, manager)

  • Do you know how to report an incident or injury? (Safety liaison officer, on Beakon system via SPOT)

  • Do you think people take safety seriously? (Use equipment safely etc)

  • Do you know what to do in an emergency? (Eg fire or lockdown)

  • Do you know where the fire extinguishers are and how to use them?

  • What safety training do you need (ie manual handling; risk assessments, emergency training)

  • Can you advise of any safety concerns have not yet been addressed?

  • What suggestions do you have to improve safety in our workplace?

  • Were there any other safety matters discussed?

Sign-off

  • Manager Signature

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