Working Environment

Working Environment

  • Is it too hot?

  • Is it too cold?

  • Is there adequate ventilation?

  • Is the lighting level adequate?

  • REFERENCE: A well lighted workplace.
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  • Is the environment dusty?

  • Health and Safety notice displayed?

  • Is the work environment noisy?

Housekeeping

Housekeeping

  • Inspection area tidy, clean and well organised?

  • Access ways obstructed?

  • Tripping hazards (including floor finishes)?

  • All electrical cleaning equipment tested?

  • All equipment stored under correct conditions?

  • Rubbish disposal area clean and clear?

  • Sharps removal procedure in place?

  • No smoking signs in position?

Material storage

Material Storage

  • Correctly stored?

  • Shelving overloaded/stacked incorrectly?

  • Shelving in good condition?

  • Suitable access to high level storage?

Electrical

Electrical

  • Is all portable equipment tested and labeled?

  • Leads undamaged?

  • Trailing leads?

  • Sockets overloaded?

Ladders/step ladders

Ladders/Step Ladders

  • Procedure for inspection/records?

  • Equipment in good condition?

  • Company I.D./marking?

  • Procedure for erection?

Kitchen areas

Kitchen Areas

  • Safety notices in place?

  • Cleaning schedule in place?

  • Microwave sticker in place?

  • Spillage procedure in place?

Toilet Facilities

Toilet Facilities

  • Toilet area clean and tidy?

  • Adequate soap?

  • Hand towels/drying facilities in place and working?

  • Adequate toilet paper?

  • Sanitary disposal in place?

  • Sanitary vending in place?

  • Walls and surfaces clean?

First Aid

First Aid

  • Name of appointed person displayed and dated?

  • Telephone number for appointed person displayed?

  • Emergency telephone number displayed?

  • Accident reporting procedure in place?

Fire Precautions

Fire Precaution

  • Routes clear of obstructions?

  • Fire doors easily opened?

  • Fire doors propped open?

  • Emergency lighting adequate?

  • Evacuation routes clearly signed?

  • Extinguishers in place?

  • Extinguishers in date?

  • Correct type?

  • Identification label in place?

  • Hose reels in test?

  • Smoke/heat detectors checked?

Fire instructions

Fire Instructions

  • Posted up?

  • Free from damage?

  • Current and up to date?

  • Weekly test undertaken?

  • Annual evacuation undertaken?

  • Evacuation chairs in place?

  • Fire risk assessment completed?

COSHH (control of substances hazardous to health)

COSHH

  • COSHH assessments in place?

  • Exposure adequately controlled?

  • Data sheet information available?

  • Spillage procedure in place?

  • Correctly stored?

  • Correctly disposed of?

  • Disposal of hazardous waste in place?

  • Flammable liquids correctly stored/signed?

Machinery

Machinery

  • All guards in place?

  • Kept clean of rubbish?

  • Emergency stop buttons fitted?

  • Safety warning notices in place?

  • Risk assessment in place?

PPE (personal protective equipment)

PPE

  • Correct type for hazard identified?

  • Good condition?

  • Correctly stored?

Eyewash Bottles/Cylinders

Eyewash Bottles/Cylinders

  • Full?

  • In date?

  • Correctly stored/fixed?

  • Correct pressure?

Outside areas

Outside Areas

  • Roadways in good condition?

  • Pavements in good condition?

  • Access ramps in place?

  • Steps clear of obstructions and clean?

  • Cycle racks being used?

  • Hand rails in good condition?

  • All lights working?

  • All notices in place?

Completion

Completion

  • Recommendations

  • Full Name and Signature of the Inspector

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