Area is clean, tidy and well kept.
Adequate storage area provided.
Floor is free of obstructions and slip resistant.
There is adequate ventilation.
Temperature is comfortable.
Lighting is adequate.
Area is free from odors?
Written evacuation procedures and exits displayed
Are spill kits available?
Portable fire extinguishers have been provided and maintained.
Escape routes and emergency doors are clear.
Procedures are in place for isolated workers.
Emergency and hazard signage is clearly visable.
There are appropriate first aid and emergency facilities in the near vicinity and workers' are aware of them.
Kits are clearly signed, stocked and contents are in-date.
Names and contacts of first aiders displayed and up to date.
Washing facilities are clean and functional.
Warning and Safety signage in good condition.
Walls, windows, doors and furniture is in good condition.
where applicable manual handling Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are available.
Personnel in inspection area are inducted and trained in manual handling.
trolleys or mechanical hoists are available and are being considered for heavy items or loads.
Step ladders or safe steps available to access light items stored on high shelves.
All manual task-related incidents have been adequately investigated and control measures implemented and reviewed.
workers have been included in communications about safer ways to do each task in a general discussion/toolbox talk?
Materials stored in bins wherever possible are not above shoulder height.
Storage designed to minimize lifting problems I.e. heavy objects not stored on upper racks.
Safe lifting sign displayed.
Are storage areas labelled appropriately and organized.
Personnel inspection area are inducted and trained in slips and trips
Warning signs are available and erected near spills
All slip and trip incidents have been adequately investigated and control measures implemented and reviewed.
Significant hazards have been identified and assessed all the factors that will affect the risk has controls implemented.
Walkways are free of hazards, such as electrical leads.
Personnel in inspection area are inducted and trained in Electrical Safety and are following applicable SOPs.
(Safe Operating Procedures).
all portable equipment has current test tags.
Residual current devices (RCD) are installed at switchboards or fixed into sockets. (It should be clearly marked on socket).
Portable RCD device is available and has been tested.
Flexable cord, plugs ad extension leads are in good condition and have either moulded or transparent type plugs.
Power points are suitable for the location and are positioned safely.
Power boards are used. (not double adapters).
Faulty equipment is tagged out. (Tag and tags is available).
Personnel in inspection area are inducted and trained in Chemical Handling and are following applicable SOPs (Safe Operating Procedures).
SDS (not older older than 5 years) are available for workers reference and included in the hazardous substances register.
there is an up to date easy to find and read list/register summary of all chemicals used.
Actions have been take to control risks. For example , an investigation has been doe to find out whether an alternative safer chemical is available.
Chemicals stored according to compatibility and bundled i.e. in flammable or corrosive cabinets.
Are minimal amounts of corrosives stored, and/or used?
Only flammables stored in flammable liquid cabinet?
Are the warning signs on the cabinet legible? (e.g. DG Class 3 diamond, no smoking, no ignition sources).
Instruction and information of PPE are available.
PPE store available well maintained and in good order.
signage of PPE requirements displayed on equipment.
Required PPE available
Appropriate signs displayed to standard requirements visible, correctly located and in good condition, (Inside and outside).
A risk assessment on noise has been conducted where it is likely that workers Re exposed to noise levels.
Control measures have been put in place to reduce the risk of injury as a result of noise, including the provision of personal hearing protection.
workers have received information and training in relation to noise at the workplace.
Records are kept of maintenance, alterations and inspections.
Are safe work method statements/warning signs clearly visible?
Manufacturer's manuals and operator instructions are readily available.
Inspection records are made and kept in relation to plant.
Work area is organized for the safety of the mobile plant operator and pedestrians. (Safe walkways on floor?)
Pre-start safety check of mobile plant is carried out in accordance to Manufactures instructions
Mobile plant is in good working order. (Seat, lights, steering, controls, horn, tyres, gas cylinder, warning signs, brakes, mast, chains, hoses, counterweight, control labels).
Are records of training held for appropriately trained people?
Emergency stops tested andc are working.
Welding screens available, maintained and in good condition.
Where fixed barricading is provided, it prevents access to any hazards at that part of the site.
Guards protect against hazards to the rear and sides of machinery.
Pre-operational checks are conducted to ensure safety features are in working order.
Warning signs and decals clearly visible.
Cylinders contents are identified and appropriately secured.
cylinders are stored according to dangerous goods class and empty cylinders are separated from full ones.
Any further issues, potential fix's that need to be mentioned