Health Safety Policy Checklist
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Health & Safety Policy Checklist The following checklist is intended as to help you in writing or reviewing your safety policy. Not everything will be relevant to you and there may be other issues you need to consider. Policy Statement Yes No NA Is the policy signed and dated by the most senior person in the organisation? Does the policy make clear your obligations & commitment to your employees? Does the policy have a review date? Organising for Health and Safety Yes No NA Does it state who has overall responsibility for implementing and monitoring the policy ? Does it state that adequate resources will be provided to implement the policy? Does it clearly outline how duties and responsibilities are allocated? Are those with responsibilities aware of and accepted their responsibilities? Does it make clear that cooperation of all employees is required? Does the policy have a named competent person? Arrangements for Health and Safety Yes No NA Do the policy arrangements include the following: Risk Assessment procedures Emergency procedures, first aid Accident and illness reporting and investigation procedure Machinery safety (including safe systems of work), Health and safety inspection and audit procedures Procedures for contractors and visitors Welfare facilities Electrical equipment (maintenance & testing) Control of hazardous substances Manual handling Fire evacuation procedures Work at heights Personal Protective Equipment Workplace transport, driving for work Workplace inspections Noise and vibration Health surveillance Lone working Violence and aggression Stress Information, instruction and training Yes No NA Does the policy state how employees are provided with information on general health and safety issues? Does the policy state how employees are given information on hazards associated with hazardous substances, plant and equipment? Does the policy state how training needs are identified and provided? Does the policy include information on supervision of employees including young workers? Does the policy outline how consultation with employees is carried out? ?