1.0 House Keeping

  • Area is generally clean & tidy (allowing for work in progress)

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  • Walkways and changes in floor level are clearly marked

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  • Walkway, work areas and loading areas are clear from potential slip hazards such as grease and oil.

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  • Walkway, work areas and loading areas are clear from trip hazards such as air hoses, electrical leads.

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  • Platforms, pits, floors & high stand openings have been closed off with chains, covers or gates when not in use.

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  • Tools and equipment not in use are kept in designated storage area/lockers, and tools in use are left in a safe manner.

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  • Cabinets & notice/team boards checked and clear or inappropriate material.

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2.0 Work Process

  • Safety signs are visible.

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  • PPE is available and all observed persons were wearing appropriate PPE for task being performed, and being worn in a correct manner

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  • Are lock out procedures being followed (ref.SPP040)

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  • Are dust extraction devices being used where applicable (cutting GRP)

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  • Lighting is working and adequate.

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  • Are JSEA's easily accessible for tasks being performed.

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3.0 Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances

  • Gas bottles are "secured" in allocated area/cage.

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  • Storage area of oil, grease, paint, chemicals etc. ~ tidy, bunding ok, all containers are labelled appropriately.

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  • "Hazardous liquids" and dangerous goods are stored in flammable goods cabinets, appropriately labelled and with compatible goods?

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  • Flammable goods cabinets ; fully operational (doors self closing) & not damaged. Signage in tact (diamond~flammable liquid 3) + "No ignition source within 1.5m".

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  • SDS's are freely available and current ( < 5 years).

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4.0 Waste Management

  • Waste bins are not overflowing.

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  • Used oil filters & other oil bearing components are stored on drip trays.

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  • Oil and lubricant containers are in good condition.

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  • Oil storage area is tidy & organised.
    Disposal due? Yes/No

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  • Recycled waste including cardboard, scrap metal, batteries, and empty chemical containers are being stored in suitable manner.

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  • Oily waste such as sludge or build from drains and pits, contaminated rags, etc. are being stored in a "safe/tidy" manner & being processed/removed.

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  • Bund drain valves are closed.

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5.0 Plant and Equipment

  • Electrical testings and tagging is current.

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  • Electrical outlets and power boards are in good condition and not overloaded.

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  • All machines have appropriate guards and emergency stops fitted.

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  • (Mobile equipment ~ relevant to the area) Daily plant & equipment checks have been completed and signed off.

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  • Slings and chains are tested, tagged, and adequately stored (off the ground) when not in use.

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  • Lock out procedures, danger tags, and out of service tags available.

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6.0 Storage and Racking

  • There is sufficient storage with easy access available.

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  • Items have been stored appropriately with the heavier/larger items stored low.

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  • Storage shelves and racking in good condition, firmly anchored and protected with safe working loads displayed.

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  • A safe means (ladder platforms, forklifts) of accessing high shelves is available where required, and being used.

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  • No danger of overhanging/falling objects from heights.

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7.0 Working At Heights/Fall Protection.

  • Chains are in place on platforms when work station is "vacant" to prevent entry.

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  • Work at height/fall protection & safety equipment (safety harness) is being used as & where required in an appropriate manner.

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  • Work station platforms are tidy & organised (with particular reference to trip hazards & storage of foreign items).

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  • All work platforms have secure handrails, and easy access & egress.

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  • If applicable, are gates closed and locked, and slide plates placed into position in a secure manner.

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  • (Safety harness) Clean & appropriately stored (off the ground).

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8.0 Confined Space & Restricted Areas

  • Confined spaces have been identified, and JSEA conducted (ref. SPP031)
    ~ Loco wash bay water/oil separator pit
    ~ Post production water test pump pit

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • If personnel are working in these are (as above 8.01) of confined space/restricted areas, are permits used where appropriate. (Ref. SPP047)

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  • Appropriate signage is posted where required stating "Confined Space"

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9.0 General

  • All stairs and steps (orange safety steps/ladders) are in good condition.

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  • Meal room/kitchenette and equipment is clean and tidy (office buildings)

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10.0 Emergency Control & First Aid

  • First Aid kits are easily accessible with pictures of First Aid Officers near by, and fully stocked - checked - dated - signed.

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  • Other required emergency equipment such as eye baths, showers, AED are free from obstruction, are in good condition, and are clearly marked.

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  • Incident Report & Hazard Report books are easily accessible.

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  • Fire-fighting equipment, and emergency exits are marked as clear zones, and are free from obstruction.

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  • Fire extinguishes have been inspected in the last 6 months.

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  • All exit signs are working.

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  • Emergency procedures and evacuation plans are displayed, and fire warden names displayed on facility notice boards.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Emergency spill kits are ink place, clean, suitably stoked & accessible.
    ~ Wheel set area
    ~ ICC area
    ~ ICE area
    ~ Wash shed area
    ~ Paint shed
    ~ Paint booth areas
    ~ Traction Motors
    ~ Assemblies
    ~ Loco service (loco test shed)
    ~ Coils

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

11.0 Outdoor Areas

  • Footpaths are even & free from obstructions, with no tripping hazards.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Gutters, storm water grates and ballast are clear of rubbish.

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  • Road surface is safe with no pot holes present.

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  • Hydrants & hoses are in good condition & retained correctly.
    Cabinets & covers are in place & not damaged.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Unused equipment, material or parts are not stored inappropriately outdoors.

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  • Rail condition, sleepers, points are clear of obstructions.

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12.0 Rail Safety Elements

  • All parked rolling stock (loco's, bogies & carriages) have chocks fitted. (Ref.SPP020)

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • All parked locomotives & carriages have red flags attached at both ends. (Ref. SPP020)

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • All involved in rolling stock movements (if in progress) are wearing Hi-Vis clothing.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Observe rolling stock movements (if on progress); verify 'coupling' pull test is carried out.

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  • Rolling stock movements (if occurring) speed in shop ~ limit 5km/h; external ~ 8km/h. Observe and report if believed to be in excess.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Review access & egress on all activities taking place; paying particular attention to "Risk Controls" in place/required.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

  • Verify that loco's "under going service and live" are locked out & tagged.

  • Answer here if YES or N/A does not give an accurate description for an answer.

Electrical Testing of Equipment and Parts

  • Are gates closed or barriers in place?

  • Are barriers set up at a distance that prevents personnel coming into contact with? E.g. More than arm reach distance.

  • Is there signage in place to warn personnel of danger?

  • Are tests in progress attended by the person conducting the test?

Other Hazards

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