Floor

  • Type of flooring

  • Are all floors free from tripping hazards, e.g. Bags, boxes, trailing wires, rubbish etc.)?

  • Are floors non-slip, where appropriate (e.g. In craft rooms etc)?

  • Are floors cleaned regularly? And are spills cleaned up immediately?

Aisles, Exits and Doors

  • Are fire routes kept clear?

  • Is the doorway easily accessible for wheelchairs/scooters

  • If door step not compliant add photo

  • Do all doors open freely and easily?

  • Is the door closing speed acceptable and unlikely to cause harm?

  • Do doors which require them to have vision panels made from toughened/laminated glass?

  • Do fire doors display the correct notices? E.g. Fire door keep shut - turn snib to open - push bar to exit

  • What door hardware is fitted?

Lighting

  • Is all lighting adequate and well positioned for the purpose?

  • Are all light fittings and light switches in good order and checked regular?

  • Has the room good natural lighting?

  • All lights working, no flickering tubes

Windows and ventilation

  • Are all windows easy to operate? Window opening hardware mechanically sound?

  • Can unreachable windows be opened easily? Are window opening aids available to the classroom?

  • Are windows cleaned regularly?

  • Is glass free from cracks and chips?

  • Where there are large areas of glass facing direct sunlight, is there provision for shading, e.g. Venetian blinds?

Suitability of room for purpose

  • Is the room suitable for teaching?

Storage

  • Are fittings especially shelving in a safe position and unlikely to cause harm?

  • Is the room free from large, heavy, unsuitable items placed/stored too high?

  • Are cabinets, cupboard, shelves etc., stable and fixed where required?

  • Is the room free from any unsafe items that should be locked/stored away when room is unsupervised?

Displays / fittings / notices

  • Are display boards, free from sharp/protruding objects I.e. staples, plastics etc.?

  • Do current displays pose any risks? I.e. stored, fixed, and secured appropriately?

  • Are the display(s) / projects: blocking or hampering the circulation of the area? Or prohibiting fire routes?

  • Has the room been provided with a clock and does it display the correct time?

  • Is there a cross in the room?

Provisions

  • (If applicable) Has the room suitable hand washing facilities e.g. Soap, hand towels?

  • (If applicable) should this room be considered for air conditioning? Please explain why.

  • Has this room been provided with first aid kit? Are they monitored and replenished regularly?

  • Is this room at high risk? Should this room be provided with a fist aid kit?

  • Are fire procedures displayed in the classroom?

  • Is there a Evacuation Map?

  • Would or should this room benefit from a fire blanket?

Other Matters?

  • Please use the boxes provided below to identify any other matters that has any WHS relevance to this room:

  • Item 1).

  • Add media

  • Item 2).

  • Add media

  • Item 3).

  • Add media

Furniture

Furniture and fittings

  • Is furniture located in a safe place I.e. not too near to the door or likely to block other areas such as walkways?

  • All furniture and fittings in reasonable condition? With no loose, worn or broken parts?

  • Chairs

  • Style

  • Student desks

  • Style

IT/AV

Types of media & Controls fitted

  • Projector Brand

  • DVD Player

  • AV Controller

  • Apple TV / Air port

  • Amplifier

  • TV

  • Wireless access point?

  • Computers

  • Total Amount of Computers

  • Printer

Electrical

Electrical

  • Has electrical equipment been periodically PAT tested?

  • Are electrical appliances, plugs and leads in good condition?

  • Are sockets in good condition and appropriately situated?

  • Is the room free from double adapters?
    Note: if so can more fixed socket be installed to help eliminate its use?

  • All electrical items stored/mounted appropriately?

  • Are Fans Fitted?

  • Are Fans in good working order?

  • How many fans fitted?

  • Network Switch Cabinet

  • Photo of Cabinet

  • Electrical Switch Cabinet

  • Photo of Cabinet

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