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Cut inspection time by 50% Uncover more issues and solve them 4x faster Select from over 4000 expert-proofed templates Classroom Risk Assessment Template (page name not set) Audit Movement around the classroom (slips and trips) Is the internal flooring in a good condition? Yes No N/A Are there any changes in floor level or type of flooring that need to be highlighted? Yes No N/A Are gangways between desks kept clear? Yes No N/A Are trailing electrical leads/cables prevented wherever possible? Yes No N/A Is lighting bright enough to allow safe access and exit? Yes No N/A Are procedures in place to deal with spillages, eg water, blood from cuts? Yes No N/A Are access steps or ramps properly maintained? Yes No N/A Are access stairs or ramps provided with handrails? Yes No N/A Work at height (falls) Do you have an ‘elephant-foot’ stepstool or stepladder available for use where necessary? Yes No N/A Is a window-opener provided for opening high-level windows? Yes No N/A Furniture and fixtures Are permanent fixtures in good condition and securely fastened, eg cupboards, display boards, shelving? Yes No N/A Is furniture in good repair and suitable for the size of the user, whether adult or child? Yes No N/A Is portable equipment stable, eg a TV set on a suitable trolley? Yes No N/A Where window restrictors are fitted to upper-floor windows, are they in good working order? Yes No N/A Are hot surfaces of radiators etc protected where necessary to prevent the risk of burns to vulnerable young people? Yes No N/A Manual handling Have trolleys been provided for moving heavy objects (e.g. computers)? Yes No N/A Computers and similar equipment If you use computers as part of your job, has a workstation assessment been completed? Yes No N/A Have pupils been advised about good practice when using computers? Yes No N/A Electrical equipment and services Are fixed electrical switches and plug sockets in good repair? Yes No N/A Are all plugs and cables in good repair? Yes No N/A Has portable electrical equipment, eg laminators, been visually checked and, where necessary, tested at suitable intervals to ensure that it’s safe to use? (There may be a Yes No N/A sticker to show it has been tested.) Yes No N/A Has any damaged electrical equipment been taken out of service or replaced? Yes No N/A Asbestos If the school contains asbestos, have details of the location and its condition in the classroom been provided and explained to you? Yes No N/A Have you been provided with guidance on securing pieces of work to walls/ceilings that may contain asbestos? Yes No N/A Fire If there are fire exit doors in the classroom, are they: ■ unobstructed; Yes No N/A ■ kept unlocked; and Yes No N/A ■ easy to open from the inside? Yes No N/A Is fire-fighting equipment in place in the classroom? Yes No N/A Are fire evacuation procedures clearly displayed? Yes No N/A Are you aware of the evacuation drill, including arrangements for any vulnerable adults or children? Yes No N/A Workplace (ventilation and heating) Does the room have natural ventilation? Yes No N/A Can a reasonable room temperature be maintained during use of the classroom? Yes No N/A Are measures in place? (e.g. blinds to protect from glare and heat from the sun?) Yes No N/A Completion Full Name and Signature of Inspector This template is also available in:
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.