1.1 - Has the last inspection been reviewed?
1.2 - Are there no outstanding actions?
Employees visitors and contractors observe all applicable Ehs standards
Employees, visitors and contractors think first; then act
Employees visitors and contractors walk/not run
Employees, visitors and contractors comply with standards e.g hearing protection, eye protection etc
Employees, visitors and contractors treat our facilities with respect
Employees, visitors and contractors (office workers) conform to plant standards applicable when in manuf
Are chemicals properly labelled as well as adequately and properly stored?
Are material safety data sheets complete, available, and accessible?
Are employees adequately trained in use, storage and handling of hazardous chemicals?
Are all hazardous machine operations guarded?
Are guards interlocked or secured with a tool?
Are interlocks working properly?
Are overhead dangerous machine parts, less than 2.5m from any fixed walking surface guarded?
Are pipes at extreme temperature guarded to prevent exposure (lagged/insulated)
Are proper controls in place i.e lock out, tag out when personnel are in equipment areas?
Electrical equipment properly grounded/earthed?
Portable hand tools and extension cords are inspected, the results are recorded, and the date of the inspection is noted on the equipment (by tag, sticker etc) every 6 months.
Electrical panel doors and junction boxes are closed/locked
Electrical isolators are in good repair and labelled to identify the equipment they control
Temporary wiring used only when authorised?
Are wires, cords and leads out of traffic areas?
Required PPE is provided, maintained, and used e.g. hearing protection, protective gloves, hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes, face shields and protective equipment
Hearing protection is worn in all areas of facilities with noise levels generally at or above 80dBa
Are heating and ventilation adequate?
Are measures in place to ensure no excess levels of gases, fumes, vapours or dusts?
Are water fountains and sinks clean, and soap and electric dryers/towels provided?
Are safety showers, eyewash fountains, stretchers and first aid supplies available and in good condition?
Are hearing protection signs posted where required?
Is lighting adequate?
Are extinguishers and fire hoses provided and assessable and their locations properly marked?
Only intrinsically safe equipment used in flammable areas?
Have all individuals on site received appropriate fire training?
Are all exits marked and lit?
Are hot work permits issued and posted?
Are fire doors in good working order?
Are evacuation routes identified?
Is emergency lighting adequate and regularly inspected?
Are fire drills regularly conducted?
Are working and walking surfaces clear, in good condition, and slip resistant (unless precluded by hygiene requirements in which case appropriate slip-resistant footwear must be used)
Are standard railings provided where necessary?
Are cabinet doors and drawers closed immediately after use?
Are ladders in good condition?
Are scaffolds, catwalks, and platforms clear and guarded with safety railings and toe-boards?
Is wheel chair accessibility provided where required by company practice or law?
Are weight limits posted?
Are wires, ropes/cables properly maintained?
Do gates and doors operate properly and any guards required in place
Are inspection certificates posted?
Are procedures posted?
Are power vehicles properly maintained?
Are operators trained and certified?
Can all operations be carried out without undue stretching or bending?
Are storage areas kept free from hazards?
Are materials stacked to maintain stability.
Is the battery charging area kept clean and charging units in good repair?
Are trolleys/dollies adequate and in good repair?
Are motor vehicles parked in designated areas?
Are trucks/lorries secured when loading/unloading e.g. Wheel chocks/dock locks?
Are forklift trucks driven within site speed limit?
Are warning signs posted?
Are sirens, bells and flashing lights adequate?
Are gas/vapour detectors adequate?
Are containers (gas cylinders, scrap bins, barrels, drums, disposal receptacles etc) adequate, properly stored, labelled, and disposed of when no longer needed?
Are bins, racks, lockers, cabinets, shelves, tanks and closets maintained in good condition?
Are shelves/cabinets sturdy enough to support weight of equipment?
Are windows, doors, stairways, shafts, pits and floor openings properly maintained?
Are floors, roofs, walls, fencing, hoppers, silos and ceilings kept in good condition?
Are aisle markings, area designations, blind corners, and utilities (colour coding) adequately marked?
Are locker room facilities kept clean and sanitary?
Is storage and stacking of material neat and orderly?
Are waste disposal facilities provided and sanitary?
Are work areas clean and orderly?
Are aisles and passageways kept clear of obstructions?
Is air sampling performed as required (initial and ongoing?)
Has an entry permit been issued?
Are stand-by personnel and emergency support provided?
Is respiratory equipment provided where necessary?
Are spill kits in place and all complete?
Are containment bund walls in good condition and not breached?
Are containment/bund drains locked in correct position?
Do waste containers contain the correct segregated waste?
Is hazardous waste correctly stored?
Are contractors only in authorised areas
Are contractors conforming to site rules and procedures?
Have the contractors received relevant site contractors procedures?
Are contractors adequately identified and supervised?
Are contractors aware of site emergency procedures and safety procedures?
Are visitors signed in by an employee and authorised to be on site?
Are visitors wearing the appropriate gear for the area they are in?
Are visitors accompanied by an employee while in the plant?
Are visitors aware of site emergency procedures?
Is equipment in good condition (no leaks, no vibrating pipes, no open ended pipes, no figments e.g bolts for flanges missing?)
Note any issues not covered in any of the topics above