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

  • Observations

  • Recommendations


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