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Yes No N/A Difference between 'prepare to leave' alarm and 'evacuation' alarm (if applicable) Yes No N/A Location of fire alarm call points and how to activate them Yes No N/A Day and time of weekly fire alarm test Yes No N/A Location of fire extinguishers Yes No N/A Identification of which fire extinguishers can be used with different equipment and types of fire (as appropriate) Yes No N/A Use of fire extinguishers and what to do after use (as appropriate) Yes No N/A Explanation of non-use of lifts in fire. Yes No N/A Identification of any disabilities or difficulties in responding to an emergency evacuation Yes No N/A HOUSEKEEPING Reasons for maintaining tidy work areas Yes No N/A Reasons for safe practices in office environments Yes No N/A Reasons for maintaining clear access including hazards caused by obstructing gangways, using fire extinguishers as door stops, et3. Yes No N/A Procedures for dealing with common causes of accidents, e.g. trips, slips, etc. Yes No N/A ACCIDENTS & ABNORMAL OCCURENCES Accident reporting procedure and its importance. Yes No N/A Location of Occupational Health Safety Office/s Yes No N/A Location of the nearest first aid kit and contact details for first aiders Yes No N/A Action in case of injury to self or others Yes No N/A Procedure in the event of a dangerous occurrence. Yes No N/A Explain procedure for reporting and dealing with 'near misses', and any other occurrence which could have resulted in injury or illness Yes No N/A Organization Smoking Policy including the '5 metre rule' Yes No N/A PERSONAL HYGIENE Reasons for personal hygiene, including risk of cross infection (if applicable) Yes No N/A Reporting contact for notifiable diseases including examples of such diseases (if applicable) Yes No N/A RISK ASSESSMENT Explanation of results of all relevant risk assessments and where they are kept Yes No N/A General requirements for risk assessment in the workplace. Yes No N/A Specific requirements for assessment of exposure to substances hazardous to health (COSHH regulations) Yes No N/A Specific requirements for risk assessment of display screen equipment (DSE Regulations) Yes No N/A Explain procedures for assessing manual handling work and identify any training needs Yes No N/A Any specific arrangements for handling materials or objects which are dangerous or difficult Yes No N/A SAFETY ADVISERS, REPRESENTATIVES AND COMMITTEE Introduction to Safety Advisor (SSA) Yes No N/A Explanation of SSA's role. Yes No N/A Introduction to Trade Union Safety Representative. Yes No N/A Explanation of Representative's role (as distinct from SSA's) Yes No N/A Explanation of the function of the Health & Safety Committee. Yes No N/A OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH Completion and return of the Pre-employment Health Checklist. Yes No N/A Explanation of the need to attend for statutory health surveillance (if applicable) Yes No N/A HEALTH & SAFETY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Explanation of the provision of Health & Safety Training. Yes No N/A Any specific mandatory Health & Safety Training (e.g. Lasers, GMOs) Yes No N/A REPORTING BUILDING DEFECTS Explain how to report building/campus defects and information about the type of defects to report this way. Yes No N/A Provide details of any person appointed to report defects to. Yes No N/A CLOTHING Issue, care and cleaning arrangements of uniforms and overalls Yes No N/A Action in the event of clothing being contaminated. Yes No N/A PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Identification of where PPE is needed in the workplace. Yes No N/A How to wear and take care of PPE. Yes No N/A Assessment procedures for protective equipment Yes No N/A Issuing, storing, maintaining and replacing procedures Yes No N/A Use of eye protection and areas where such use is mandatory Yes No N/A Arrangements for obtaining eye protection Yes No N/A Limitations of PPE. Yes No N/A Hearing protection Yes No N/A Procedures for assessment of loud noise. Yes No N/A USE OF COMPUTERS Explain concept of a display screen equipment user Yes No N/A Arrangements for carrying out a workplace self-assessment and follow-up procedure. Yes No N/A Explain need for regular breaks from using the computer Yes No N/A Explain arrangements for eye tests Yes No N/A ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT Checks required before use. Yes No N/A Action if faults found. Yes No N/A Procedure for testing portable electrical equipment Yes No N/A Procedures when new equipment is obtained. Yes No N/A CHEMICAL HAZARDS Safe handling and storage methods for corrosive liquids Yes No N/A Safe handling and storage methods for compressed gases, including asphyxiants Yes No N/A Safe handling and storage methods for flammable solvents Yes No N/A SPILLAGES Action in the event of spillages Yes No N/A WASTE DISPOSAL General waste/rubbish disposal systems Yes No N/A Hazardous waste/rubbish disposal systems Yes No N/A Disposal of waste solvents Yes No N/A Disposal of other chemicals Yes No N/A LABORATORIES / WORKSHOPS / KITCHENS Access arrangements for laboratories / workshops / kitchens Yes No N/A Training in use of equipment Yes No N/A Machine hazards Yes No N/A Correct safe operating procedures Yes No N/A Correct guarding. Yes No N/A Methods and hazards of internal transport Yes No N/A Arrangements for equipment left running overnight including any permit systems Yes No N/A USE OF OTHER EQUIPMENT Precautions to be taken when using gas cylinders Yes No N/A Use of regulators for gas cylinders and restrictions on interchangeability Yes No N/A Use of lasers including particular precautions for Class 3b and 4 lasers Yes No N/A Training and use of breathing apparatus Yes No N/A Any other equipment (please list below) Yes No N/A RADIOLOGICAL HAZARDS Local rules for ionising and non-ionising radiation use. Yes No N/A Access to advice on radiological hazards ie the Radiological Protection Supervisor and Advisor Yes No N/A OTHER HAZARDS Discuss any other matters identified as important in your particular department Yes No N/A Particular arrangements for equipment regarding statutory examinations, e.g. pressurised vessels, lifting equipment Yes No N/A Explanation of site traffic system (as applicable) Yes No N/A
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.