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Checklist for Office Inspection

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FACULTY / OTHER AREA (FOA) INFORMATION

Date: __________



Building:

FOA:

Location:



INSPECTED BY:
Supervisor: (name and signature)



OHS Management Rep: (name and signature)



Employee HSR: (name and signature)





ELEMENT Y/N/NA COMMENTS / HAZARDS
Y = Up to standard (adequate), N = Below standard (action required), NA = Not Applicable
1       LAYOUT



1.1    Area is tidy and well kept



1.2    Adequate storage area provided



1.3    Floor is free of obstructions and not-slippery



1.4    Floor coverings in good condition



1.5    Aisles are sufficiently wide and clear for traffic



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)







2       ENVIRONMENT



2.1    Temperature is comfortable



2.2    Lighting is adequate



2.3    Lighting covers and fittings are secure



2.4    Area is free from odours



2.5    Noise level is acceptable/adequately controlled



2.6    Ventilation is adequate



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)





3       EMERGENCY PROCEDURES



3.1    Written procedures posted



3.2    Extinguisher of appropriate type easily accessible



3.3    Tag on extinguisher has been checked in the last 6 months



3.4    Visitor Emergency Guides are available (where required)



3.5    Alarm can be heard in the area (if applicable)



3.6    Escape routes are clear



3.7    Emergency and hazard signage is clearly visible



3.8    Evacuation drills carried out



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)





4       FIRST AID FACILITIES



4.1    Kits accessible within 5 minutes



4.2    Kits are stocked and contents are in-date



4.3    Names and contacts of first aiders displayed



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)







5       GENERAL FACILITIES



5.1    Washing facilities are clean and functional



5.2    Lockers or equivalent available for staff



5.3    Eating areas clean, hygienic and adequately serviced



5.4    Ready access to cool drinking water



5.5    EHS posters and information is displayed



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)







6       MANUAL HANDLING



6.1    Frequently used items are within easy access between knee and shoulder



6.2    Heavy items stored at waist height



6.3    Stepladders or safe steps are available to access items stored on high shelves



6.4    Trolleys are available for heavy items and loads



6.5    Stored items adequately secured and stable



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)









7       ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES



7.1    Recycling posters and information displayed



7.2    Paper, Toner and Commingle recycling bins are provided



7.3    Notice to encourage double sided photocopying and printing is displayed



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)







8       ELECTRICAL SAFETY



8.1    Portable equipment has current test tags



8.2    Power leads in good condition



8.3    Power leads are off the floor or placed away from walkways



8.4    Power boards used (not double adaptors)



8.5    Faulty equipment is tagged out



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)









10     CHEMICAL ASPECTS



10.1 MSDS available for any hazardous chemicals



10.2 Containers are labelled with chemical name and Class diamonds



10.3 Chemicals are stored appropriately



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)









11     EQUIPMENT



11.1 Area around equipment are clean



11.2 Access to equipment is clear



11.3 Plant and equipment maintained and in good condition



11.4 No sharp edges protruding into aisles or walkways



11.5 Frequently used photocopiers and printers kept in well ventilated areas



Actions: (include person responsible and target completion date)











 
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