Standard, Purpose and Scope

Standard: NAM CARs145.2.3, WAM MOE 2.7, 6

Purpose: To ensure Housekeeping and Workshop safety is maintained and up to standard.

Scope: All workshops and hangar work areas

1 Safety

1.1 Is the work environment clean and safe?

1.2 Is all personnel alert to any undesirable practices?
(Use of PPE, risky behavior, smoking in work area, etc.)

1.3 Is a Safety Officer appointed?

1.4 Is the Safety Officer trained/qualified, does he attend annual Safety training in compliance with Section 6 (2) of Regulations Relating to the Health and Environment at Work under Labour Act of 2007?

1.5 Is there a Safety Training Program?

1.6 Are Hazards, Incidents and Accidents reported and the data analyzed?

1.7 Are emergency numbers displayed in prominent places and is it kept up to date?

At least the following numbers must be shown:
Fire Brigade

1.8 Is there a fire extinguisher in each work area and is it servicable?

1.9 Are exits and access to fire equipment always kept clear?

1.10 Is there a First Aid Kit in each work area and is it up to date?

1.11 Are containers with hazardous chemicals clearly marked with the following:

Name of Contents e.g Benzine, MEK etc.
Toxic and Fire Hazard Labels
Storage Expiry Date (If shelf life limit is applicable)

1.12 Is at least one Safety Audit conducted per year?

1.13 Are any bulk containers (5L or more) of hazardous chemicals stored on/in tool trolleys?

2 Housekeeping

2.1 Is all staff responsible for cleanliness and order in the maintenance facility?
(Is staff actively keeping work areas clean?)

2.2 Is all personnel alert to any undesirable practices?
(Spillages, clean work area, overspray etc.)

2.3 Is the workplace kept clean at all times?

2.4 Are drip trays cleaned after every use and stowed in the washbay?

2.5 Are the refuse containers used for refuse?

2.6 Are clear-ways always kept to allow ease of movement?

3 Tools and Equipment

3.1 Does this area have responsibility for equipment or tools?

3.1.1 Are the tools and/or equipment kept neatly and secure?

3.1.2 Are the tools and/or equipment regularly maintained?

3.1.3 Is there an inventory of the tools and/or equipment?

3.1.4 Is there a oxygen rig or oxygen bottles kept in this area? Is the oxygen bottles or rig kept free of oil and grease and also stored away from oil, grease or flammable substances.

3.1.4 Are the use of tools and equipment controlled, internally and/or externally? How is the tools/equipment log kept?
General Observations and Recommendations



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