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									        Workplace Inspections
        The work place inspection checklist is an excellent tool for identifying hazards in the work place.

        Inspections are used to:
          - identify areas that could lead to injury or damage
          - provide a systematic means of reporting to help maintain safe working conditions

        These checklist are designed to be functional to the work area; simple; and expeditious.

        Click on the area function below to go the applicable checklist

        Once the check list are completed:
         - Submit a copy to your Supervisor for review and for them to complete required actions
         - Send a copy to Edusafe for them to review and complete any appointed actions
         - Retain original in file for comparison against subsequent inspections

        Note: If you feel that items highlighted are not being considered and actioned for improvement in an appropriate timeframe consu
        or Edusafe.

                      Function                       Minimum Frequency                Due Date

        Area Review                                        N/A                           N/A


        Laboratories - Generic                           Quarterly

        Radiation Areas                                  Quarterly       1st due before start of Semester 1;

        Biological Areas                                 Quarterly       2nd due after 2 week April break;

        Workshops and Trade Areas                        Quarterly       3rd due after midsemester break;

        Kitchens and Eateries                            Quarterly       4th due after 1 week September
                                                                         break.
        Child Care Centres                               Quarterly

        Recreational Areas                               Quarterly
        Receptions and Hallways,
                                                         6 monthly
        Offices and Tutorials
                                                                         1st due before start of Semester 1;
        Library Areas                                    6 monthly
                                                                         2nd due after midsemester break.
        Student Accommodation                            6 monthly




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                                                      Notes
                         Available to assist management to review the processes
                         established for their area - not intended for Safety and
                         Health Reps to complete
                         This checklist is to be conducted on laboratory in the area

                         This checklist is to compliment the Laboratories - General
                         checklist for areas using radiation
                         This checklist is to compliment the Laboratories - General
                         checklist for areas using radiation
                         Extra attention is to be noted on the guarding of
                         equipment
                         Hazards come in all sizes, from knives and hot oil, to
                         pressure cookers, and machine guarding
                         About 31,000 children were treated in U.S. emergency
                         rooms for injuries at child care settings in 1997.
                         To cover areas such as gymnasiums, court sports, and
                         their change rooms.
                         Inspection to include: reception, foyer, stairways,
                         hallways, office space and tutorial/ lecture theatres
                         Particular attention regarding access to books on high
                         shelves and the accessibility of safety steps or ladders
                         To be conducted preferable with a student to get an end
                         users point of view




                 5522de96-a540-42a4-869a-ff9c7f245241.xls Procedure
     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                                AREA REVIEW


     Department/Area:...........................................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                                Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                             Who to
Criteria                                                           Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                             Action?
MANAGEMENT COMMITMENT
     Managers and employees understand and
1
     accept their responsibilities under the OSH Act.
     Managers and Supervisors at all levels are
2
     actively involved in safety management.
     Competent person coordinates safety
3
     management activities.
     There is an up-to-date University OSH Policy in
4
     your area
5    All employees know about the OSH Policy
     Adequate resources are provided for safety
6
     management.
     Employees are provided sufficient time to
7
     perform tasks related to OSH
     Employees are made accountable for safety and
8
     health in their area of responsibility.
PLANNING
     The OSH needs for your area are planned at
1
     least annually
2    There are specific OSH objectives set

3    OSH performance is measured
     Specialist OSH expertise is employed when
4
     required
     OSH Plans and objectives are assessed at least
5
     annually
     Recommendations to improve safety
6
     management are acted upon
     Relevant OSH information is readily accessible
7
     to all
     Management only use contractors that operate in
8
     a safe manner


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                                                                                                 Who to
Criteria                                                 Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                 Action?
   Contractors COMMITMENT
MANAGEMENT are managed to ensure safety
9
   standards are maintained (How?)
10 Visitor safety is ensured (How?)
     OSH systems are in place for employees with
11
     special needs
12 Emergency procedures are available

CONSULTATION
     Management and employees understand the
1    requirement to consult on safety and health
     matters
     Consultative systems are established (eg SHRs
2
     and committees) and Effective
     Employees are consulted regarding OSH
3
     Planning
     Employees are consulted regarding managing
4
     hazards in the workplace
     Employees are consulted regarding OSH training
5
     needs
     The consultative mechanisms in your area are
6
     evaluated
HAZARD MANAGEMENT
     Managers and employees understand and act on
1    the legislative requirement to reduce risk in the
     Workplace
     There is an effective process for reporting
2
     workplace incidents/Hazards
     Work-related incidents and hazards are
3
     investigated
     Work areas are regularly inspected/ assessed for
4
     OSH
5    Your area's hazards are identified

6    Risks are assessed for identified Hazards
     Work tasks are evaluated using Job Safety
7
     Analysis



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                                                                                                       Who to
Criteria                                                       Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                       Action?
MANAGEMENT COMMITMENTaccordance with risk
   Control of risk is planned in
8
   assessments
9    Risk control measures implemented are effective
     Risk controls are introduced in accordance with
10
     the ‘hierarchy of controls’
11 The effectiveness of risk controls is evaluated
   Risk controls are corrected when they are not
12
   effective
   Tasks and areas are assessed when work
13
   arrangements are changed
TRAINING
     Management and employees understand the
1
     requirements for OSH Training
     Management have identified the OSH training
2
     needs of employees
     Training is planned according to the needs
3
     analyses
4    OSH training has clear objectives

5    Appropriate OSH training is provided

6    OSH training is evaluated
   All employees are able to follow emergency
7
   procedures
   Have all staff received fire safety and evacuation
8
   training?
   Staff have received training on the correct tag-
9
   out procedure for faulty equipment
   Have the staff been trained in manual handling
10
   procedures and assessment techniques?
   Do staff attend annual refresher sessions on
11
   manual handling?
FIRST - AID AND EVACUATION

1    List the location of the First-aid kits in the building




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                                                                                                Who to
Criteria                                                Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                Action?
MANAGEMENT COMMITMENT
2 Name/s of Staff trained in first-aid
     Do Staff know the first aid and emergency
3
     medical procedures?
4    Name/s of Building Evacuation / Fire Wardens
     Date of last evacuation - highlight any areas of
5
     improvement for the evacuation process
6    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Are staff aware of the location and type of fire
7
     fighting equipment available in the area?




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                                   RECEPTIONS AND HALLWAYS, OFFICES AND TUTORIALS
     Building and Room Number(s):.........................            Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                                   Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                                Who to
Criteria                                                              Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                                Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries (if applicable) are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
6    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
7    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?




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                                                                                                              Who to
Criteria                                                              Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                              Action?
    For those items that SAFETY
FIRE AND ELECTRICALare tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed
     Is the photocopier easily accessible with space to
7
     manoeuvre around
9    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible




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                                                                                                              Who to
Criteria                                                              Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                              Action?
    Is there sufficient space to house all the
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
    use it safely
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the users?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?


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                                                                                                              Who to
Criteria                                                              Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                              Action?
    Does ELECTRICAL SAFETY
FIRE ANDthe ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
    and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?
     Are photocopiers located away from personal
14
     workstations?
MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5    Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                             LABORATORIES - GENERIC
     Building and Room Number(s):.........................      Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                             Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                          Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                          Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
    Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
    and batteries are charged.
    Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2 (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
    Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
6    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?
     For those items that are tagged is the tag
     current? If you answer no highlight in comments
     that testing and tagging is due now.




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
3 Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
     Are emergency stops installed in this area where
8
     needed (machines and gas etc)?
     Is equipment with exposed moving parts
9
     correctly guarded (eg, centrifuge etc)?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed

9    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible
   Is there sufficient space to house all the
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
   use it safely



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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
11 Is all glassware cleaned and not chipped?
     Is there a specific bin for sharps? (including
12
     broken glassware)
13 Is the sharps bin empty regularly?

ENVIRONMENT

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in windowless
    Is emergency lighting available
8
    rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5     Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
     Are all chemicals appropriately labelled and
1
     stored safely?
     Are Material Safety Data Sheets ready available
2
     and up to date?
3    Is the chemical register up to date?

4    Date of last chemical stock take
     Are there written procedures for chemical
4
     handling, storage and spillage in place?
5    Are staff/students aware of the procedures?




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
    Are staff/students trained in chemical handling
6
    and aware of chemical hazards?
7    Are spill kits available and regularly maintained?
     Are bunds available and used for storing
8
     chemical solutions?
     Are chemicals correctly segregated by
9
     Dangerous Goods Class requirement?
10    Are chemicals disposed of correctly?
     Is the chemical disposal register maintained and
11
     up to date?
     Are there written procedures in place for
12
     handling and disposing of chemical waste?
     Are there procedures in place for transporting of
13   chemicals and chemical wastes across
     University grounds?
     Are waste containers labelled with Class
14
     Diamonds?
     Is waste segregated and stored away from
15
     drains?
     Is regular waste disposal carried out to minimize
16
     waste on site?
GASES

1    Are gas cylinders secured adequately?

2    Are gas cylinders inspection dates current?
     Are trolleys readily available to move gas
3
     cylinders?
GENERAL LABORATORY

1    Is there an eye wash station?

2    Is there an emergency shower?
     Run eye wash/ emergency showers to ensure
3
     they operate, and clean the pipes (stand clear!)
     Risk assessments completed on Laboratory
4
     procedures?


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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
    Are Staff/students trained in general laboratory
5
    procedures and safe work practices?
6    Warning and Safety signage in place?
     Are procedure, plant & equipment manuals
7
     current and available?
     Are Food & Drink not permitted in work area (and
8
     clearly signed)
9    Is enclosed Footwear worn (and signed)
   Have hazard assessments been conducted on
10
   plant using a checklist?
   If equipment is left on after hours has a
11
   contact/emergency details been provided?
   Have staff/students been trained in safe plant
12
   use?
13 Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Documented risk assessments completed for
14
     Hazardous Substances.
FUME CUPBOARDS/HOODS

1    Are they kept free of clutter ?

2    Date of last inspection
     Are there adequate number of fume cupboards
3
     in the area for the tasks being preformed?
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
     Is PPE provided where necessary and is it
1
     appropriate for the task?
2    Is it correctly stored and maintained?
     Have the staff/students been trained in the
3
     correct usage of PPE?
4    Are records of training kept?
     Does the PPE supplied comply with Australian
5
     Standards?



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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                           RADIATION AREAS
     Building and Room Number:.............................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                           Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                      Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                        Action?
RADIATION SAFETY

1    Name of Area's Radiation Supervisor

2    Is the area for restricted access only?
     Are radiation labelling and warning signage
3
     provided in radiation areas?
     Are written procedures in place for radioactive
4
     material handling, storage and spillage?
     Have staff/students been trained in relevant
5
     procedures.
      Are radioactive sources labelled and monitored
6
     for leakage?
7    Are records of isotope use kept and maintained?

8    Are monitor badges worn by staff/ students?

9    Date when monitor tags are to be returned

FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?



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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
RADIATION SAFETY
   iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
6    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?
     For those items that are tagged is the tag
     current? If you answer no highlight in comments
     that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?




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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
   Is equipment with
RADIATION SAFETY exposed belts and fans
9 correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
   use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed

9    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible
   Is there sufficient space to house all the
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
   use it safely
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.




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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
RADIATION SAFETY
9 Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
11 Is all glassware cleaned and not chipped?
     Is there a specific bin for sharps? (including
12
     broken glassware)
13 Is the sharps bin empty regularly?

ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING




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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
   Are staff practising
RADIATION SAFETY correct manual handling
1
   procedures?
   Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
   handling tasks?
   Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
   mid thigh and shoulder height?
   Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
   stored on high shelves?
5     Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
     Are all chemicals appropriately labelled and
1
     stored safely?
     Are Material Safety Data Sheets ready available
2
     and up to date?
3    Is the chemical register up to date?

4    Date of last chemical stock take
     Are cleaning Chemicals labelled in accordance
3
     to the guidelines?
     Are there written procedures for chemical
4
     handling, storage and spillage in place?
5    Are staff/students aware of the procedures?
     Are staff/students trained in chemical handling
6
     and aware of chemical hazards?
7    Are spill kits available and regularly maintained?
     Are bunds available and used for storing
8
     chemical solutions?
     Are chemicals stored correctly as per the
9
     segregation requirement?
10    Are chemicals disposed of correctly?
     Is the chemical disposal register maintained and
11
     up to date?



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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
   Are there written
RADIATION SAFETYprocedures in place for
12
   handling and disposing of chemical waste?
   Are there procedures in place for transporting of
13 chemicals and chemical wastes across
   University grounds?
   Are waste containers labelled with Class
14
   Diamonds?
   Is waste segregated and stored away from
15
   drains?
   Is regular waste disposal carried out to minimize
16
   waste on site?
GASES

1    Are gas cylinders secured adequately?

2    Are gas cylinders inspection dates current?
     Are trolleys readily available to move gas
3
     cylinders?
GENERAL LABORATORY

1    Is there an eye wash station?

2    Is there an emergency shower?
     Run eye wash/ emergency showers to ensure
3
     they operate, and clean the pipes (stand clear!)
     Risk assessments completed on Laboratory
4
     procedures?
     Are Staff/students trained in general laboratory
5
     procedures and safe work practices?
6    Warning and Safety signage in place?
     Are procedure, plant & equipment manuals
7
     current and available?
     Are Food & Drink not permitted in work area (and
8
     clearly signed)
9    Is enclosed Footwear worn (and signed)
     Have hazard assessments been conducted on
10
     plant using a checklist?


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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
   If equipment is left
RADIATION SAFETY on after hours has a
11
   contact/emergency details been provided?
   Have staff/students been trained in safe plant
12
   use?
13 Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Documented risk assessments completed for
14
     Hazardous Substances.
FUME CUPBOARDS/HOODS

1    Are they kept free of clutter ?

2    Date of last inspection
     Are there adequate number of fume cupboards
3
     in the area for the tasks being preformed?
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
     Is PPE provided where necessary and is it
1
     appropriate for the task?
2    Is it correctly stored and maintained?
     Have the staff/students been trained in the
3
     correct usage of PPE?
4    Are records of training kept?
     Does the PPE supplied comply with Australian
5
     Standards?




5522de96-a540-42a4-869a-ff9c7f245241.xls Radiation Areas                                                       23 of 68
     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                           BIOLOGICAL AREAS
     Building and Room Number:.............................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                           Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                      Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                        Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
   Are their adequate handling, sterilization and
1 disposal procedures in place for biological
   materials?
2    Are benches disinfected regularly?

3    Are cabinets cleaned regularly?
     Are surfaces, walls and benches made of
4
     imprevious material?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
6    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied



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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?
     For those items that are tagged is the tag
     current? If you answer no highlight in comments
     that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?
     Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9    correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
     use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?


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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
   Can user SAFETY
BIOLOGICAL get close to the workstation without
4
   impediment
   Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
   safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed

9    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible
   Is there sufficient space to house all the
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
   use it safely
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
11 Is all glassware cleaned and not chipped?
     Is there a specific bin for sharps? (including
12
     broken glassware)
13 Is the sharps bin empty regularly?

ENVIRONMENT


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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETYcleaned sufficiently and
   Are all work areas
1
   regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5     Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.



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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
CHEMICAL SAFETY
     Are all chemicals appropriately labelled and
1
     stored safely?
     Are Material Safety Data Sheets ready available
2
     and up to date?
3    Is the chemical register up to date?

4    Date of last chemical stock take
     Are cleaning Chemicals labelled in accordance
3
     to the guidelines?
     Are there written procedures for chemical
4
     handling, storage and spillage in place?
5    Are staff/students aware of the procedures?
     Are staff/students trained in chemical handling
6
     and aware of chemical hazards?
7    Are spill kits available and regularly maintained?
     Are bunds available and used for storing
8
     chemical solutions?
     Are chemicals stored correctly as per the
9
     segregation requirement?
10    Are chemicals disposed of correctly?
     Is the chemical disposal register maintained and
11
     up to date?
     Are there written procedures in place for
12
     handling and disposing of chemical waste?
     Are there procedures in place for transporting of
13   chemicals and chemical wastes across
     University grounds?
     Are waste containers labelled with Class
14
     Diamonds?
     Is waste segregated and stored away from
15
     drains?
     Is regular waste disposal carried out to minimize
16
     waste on site?
GASES


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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
1 Are gas cylinders secured adequately?

2    Are gas cylinders inspection dates current?
     Are trolleys readily available to move gas
3
     cylinders?
GENERAL LABORATORY

1    Is there an eye wash station?

2    Is there an emergency shower?
     Run eye wash/ emergency showers to ensure
3
     they operate, and clean the pipes (stand clear!)
     Risk assessments completed on Laboratory
4
     procedures?
     Are Staff/students trained in general laboratory
5
     procedures and safe work practices?
6    Warning and Safety signage in place?
     Are procedure, plant & equipment manuals
7
     current and available?
     Are Food & Drink not permitted in work area (and
8
     clearly signed)
9    Is enclosed Footwear worn (and signed)
   Have hazard assessments been conducted on
10
   plant using a checklist?
   If equipment is left on after hours has a
11
   contact/emergency details been provided?
   Have staff/students been trained in safe plant
12
   use?
13 Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Documented risk assessments completed for
14
     Hazardous Substances.
FUME CUPBOARDS/HOODS

1    Are they kept free of clutter ?




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                                                                                                    Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                    Action?
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY
2 Date of last inspection
     Are there adequate number of fume cupboards
3
     in the area for the tasks being preformed?
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
     Is PPE provided where necessary and is it
1
     appropriate for the task?
2    Is it correctly stored and maintained?
     Have the staff/students been trained in the
3
     correct usage of PPE?
4    Are records of training kept?
     Does the PPE supplied comply with Australian
5
     Standards?




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                           WORKSHOP AND TRADE AREA
     Building and Room Number:.............................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                           Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                      Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
6    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?
     For those items that are tagged is the tag
     current? If you answer no highlight in comments
     that testing and tagging is due now.


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                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
3 Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?
     Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9    correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
     use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture/ equipment in good repair?

2    Is the equipment provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all equipment used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed
     Is the photocopier easily accessible with space to
7
     manoeuvre around
8    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible




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                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
    Is all equipment adequately maintained - are
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
9
    there maintenance records available?
    Is there sufficient space to house all the
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
    use it safely
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?


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                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETYflickering light)?
7 Is area lighting steady (i.e. no
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?
     Are photocopiers located away from personal
14
     workstations?
MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5     Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
     Are all chemicals appropriately labelled and
1
     stored safely?
     Are Material Safety Data Sheets ready available
2
     and up to date?
3    Is the chemical register up to date?

4    Date of last chemical stock take




5522de96-a540-42a4-869a-ff9c7f245241.xls Workshops and Trade Areas                                               34 of 69
                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
    Are cleaning Chemicals labelled
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in accordance
3
    to the guidelines?
    Are there written procedures for chemical
4
    handling, storage and spillage in place?
5    Are staff/students aware of the procedures?
     Are staff/students trained in chemical handling
6
     and aware of chemical hazards?
7    Are spill kits available and regularly maintained?
     Are bunds available and used for storing
8
     chemical solutions?
     Are chemicals stored correctly as per the
9
     segregation requirement?
10    Are chemicals disposed of correctly?
     Is the chemical disposal register maintained and
11
     up to date?
     Are there written procedures in place for
12
     handling and disposing of chemical waste?
     Are there procedures in place for transporting of
13   chemicals and chemical wastes across
     University grounds?
     Are waste containers labelled with Class
14
     Diamonds?
     Is waste segregated and stored away from
15
     drains?
     Is regular waste disposal carried out to minimize
16
     waste on site?



GASES

1    Are gas cylinders secured adequately?

2    Are gas cylinders inspection dates current?
     Are trolleys readily available to move gas
3
     cylinders?
GENERAL


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                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL station?
1 Is there an eye wash SAFETY

2    Is there an emergency shower?
     Run eye wash/ emergency showers to ensure
3
     they operate, and clean the pipes (stand clear!)
     Risk assessments completed on Laboratory
4
     procedures?
     Are Staff/students trained in general laboratory
5
     procedures and safe work practices?
6    Warning and Safety signage in place?
     Are procedure, plant & equipment manuals
7
     current and available?
     Are Food & Drink not permitted in work area (and
8
     clearly signed)
9    Is enclosed Footwear worn (and signed)
   Have hazard assessments been conducted on
10
   plant using a checklist?
   If equipment is left on after hours has a
11
   contact/emergency details been provided?
   Have staff/students been trained in safe plant
12
   use?
13 Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Documented risk assessments completed for
14
     Hazardous Substances.
VENTILATION AND EXTRACTION SYSTEMS

1    Are they kept free of clutter ?

2    Date of last inspection
     Are there adequate number of extraction
3    systems in the area for the tasks being
     performed?
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
     Is PPE provided where necessary and is it
1
     appropriate for the task?


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                                                                                                     Who to
Criteria                                                     Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                     Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
2 Is it correctly stored and maintained?
     Have the staff/students been trained in the
3
     correct usage of PPE?
4     Are records of training kept?
     Does the PPE supplied comply with Australian
5
     Standards?




5522de96-a540-42a4-869a-ff9c7f245241.xls Workshops and Trade Areas                                               37 of 69
     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                           LIBRARY
     Building and Room Number:.............................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                           Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                      Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
6    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
7    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?




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                                                                                                 Who to
Criteria                                                 Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                 Action?
    For those items that SAFETY
FIRE AND ELECTRICALare tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?
     Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9    correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
     use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed




5522de96-a540-42a4-869a-ff9c7f245241.xls Library                                                             39 of 68
                                                                                                 Who to
Criteria                                                 Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                 Action?
    Is the ELECTRICAL SAFETY
FIRE AND photocopier easily accessible with space to
7
    manoeuvre around
9    Is the printer, fax machine etc easily accessible
   Is there sufficient space to house all the
10 equipment required in the area and still able to
   use it safely
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?
8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.
9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?



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                                                                                                   Who to
Criteria                                                   Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                   Action?
    Is glare & reflection controlled
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY to an acceptable
6
    level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?
     Are photocopiers located away from personal
14
     workstations?
MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5     Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                              KITCHENS AND EATERIES
     Building and Room Number:.............................      Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                              Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                           Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                           Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
6    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
7    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?




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                                                                                                         Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                         Action?
    For those items that SAFETY
FIRE AND ELECTRICALare tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?
     Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9    correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
     use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
     Is there sufficient space to house all the
6    equipment required in the area and still able to
     use it safely


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                                                                                                         Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                         Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
   Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
   to an hygienic standard
   Are their adequate handling, sterilization and
11 disposal procedures in place for biological
   materials?
12 Are benches disinfected regularly?

13 Are cabinets cleaned regularly?

ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?


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                                                                                                         Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                         Action?
    Is glare & reflection controlled
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY to an acceptable
6
    level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5    Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
6
     heavy/ large items.
CHEMICAL SAFETY
     Are all chemicals appropriately labelled and
1
     stored safely?
     Are Material Safety Data Sheets ready available
2
     and up to date?
3    Is the chemical register up to date?

4    Date of last chemical stock take




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                                                                                                         Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                         Action?
    Are cleaning Chemicals labelled
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in accordance
3
    to the guidelines?
    Are there written procedures for chemical
4
    handling, storage and spillage in place?
5    Are staff/students aware of the procedures?
     Are staff/students trained in chemical handling
6
     and aware of chemical hazards?
7    Are spill kits available and regularly maintained?
     Are bunds available and used for storing
8
     chemical solutions?
     Are chemicals stored correctly as per the
9
     segregation requirement?
10    Are chemicals disposed of correctly?
     Is the chemical disposal register maintained and
11
     up to date?
     Are there written procedures in place for
12
     handling and disposing of chemical waste?
     Are there procedures in place for transporting of
13   chemicals and chemical wastes across
     University grounds?
     Are waste containers labelled with Class
14
     Diamonds?
     Is waste segregated and stored away from
15
     drains?
     Is regular waste disposal carried out to minimize
16
     waste on site?
GASES

1    Are gas cylinders secured adequately?

2    Are gas cylinders inspection dates current?
     Are trolleys readily available to move gas
3
     cylinders?
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)
     Is PPE provided where necessary and is it
1
     appropriate for the task?


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                                                                                                         Who to
Criteria                                                         Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                         Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
2 Is it correctly stored and maintained?
     Have the staff/students been trained in the
3
     correct usage of PPE?
4    Are records of training kept?
     Does the PPE supplied comply with Australian
5
     Standards?




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                             STUDENT ACCOMODATION

     Building and Room Number:.............................     Assessors:.............................................................

     Date:.........................                             Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                          Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                          Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
5    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
6    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
7    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
     visual inspection?



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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
    For those items that SAFETY
FIRE AND ELECTRICALare tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.

3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
8    Are emergency stops installed in this area?
     Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9    correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
     use of a tool?
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT

1    Is all furniture in good repair?

2    Is the furniture provided suitable for the tasks?
     Is the chair easily adjusted from a seated
3
     position?
     Can user get close to the workstation without
4
     impediment
     Is all furniture used, stored and/or located
5
     safely?
6    Is a footrest available when needed




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
    Is there sufficient space to house all the
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
7
    equipment required in the area and still able to
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers
4
     for waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
    Is emergency lighting available
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in windowless
8
    rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING
     Are students practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport
5
     heavy/ large items.




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY




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                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                        Yes No   N/A Comments/Action Required             Time Frame
                                                                                                        Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY




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     WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                           CHILD CARE
     Building and Room Number:.............................   Assessors:.............................................................
     Date:.........................                           Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                        Who to
Criteria                                                      Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                        Action?
CHILDREN SAFETY
     Is entry/ exit from premises appropriately
1
     controlled?
2    Do blinds have looped cords (choking hazard)?
     Are there high bookcases or furniture that can be
3
     tipped?
     Stereos, televisions and computers are against
4
     walls to hide wiring.
5    Are heaters properly screened or out of reach?
     Are medications in childproof containers & out of
6
     reach?
     Are chemicals, cleaning supplies and other toxic
7    materials out of reach, locked up, and/or kept
     away from food?
     Are scissors, knives and other sharp items are
8
     kept out of children’s reach?
9    Are sharp edges of furniture padded?
     Are security gates appropriately used, ie at top
10
     and bottom of stairs?
11 Do crib(s) meet national safety standards?
   No soft bedding is being used in order to prevent
12
   suffocation?
   Are recalled products being used?
13
   (http://www.recalls.gov.au/)
   Is the first-aid kit easily accessible, and is there
14
   posted emergency numbers?
15 Is there a written policy on caring for ill children?
     Are toys clean, in good condition with no sharp
16
     edges?
     Is diapering area separate from children's play
17
     areas with garbage secured?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
     Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations,
1
     and batteries are charged.
     Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2    (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
     Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3    Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
     Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
     ensure they are fully charged.
4    Are all fire exit routes:

     i) clearly signed?

     ii) Exit signs light?

     iii) clear of obstruction?

     iv) Not locked
     Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
     obstructions, stores etc.
6    Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
     Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
7    area? If so is there one supplied? Please
     comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

1    Electrical outlet covers are in place.

     Has all electrical equipment been checked and
2
     approved for use prior to going into service?
     Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
3
     visual inspection?
    For those items that are tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.

4   Are all leads and flexes:

    i) in good condition?

    ii) of appropriate length?
    iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
    leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
    trips, hazards and water)
    Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
5
    location and usage?
6   Power boards used, not adaptors
    Extension leads are used only for temporary
7
    power supply
    Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
8
    equipment and available to Staff
9   Are emergency stops installed in this area?
    Is equipment with exposed belts and fans
9   correctly guarded and inaccessable with out the
    use of a tool?
HOUSEKEEPING
    Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
    allow safe access and egress?
2   Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3   Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4   Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5   Is the floor free of obstructions.

6   Is floor covering in good condition

7   Is floor surface even?
8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained
10
     to an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT
     Are all work areas cleaned sufficiently and
1
     regularly?
2    Are waste bins routinely emptied?

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers for
4
     waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the user/'s?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11 Is temperature comfortable?

12 Is the area free from odours?

13 Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?

MANUAL HANDLING
     Are correct manual handling procedures being
1
     practiced?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
    Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
    stored on high shelves?
    Are trolleys available and used to transport
5
    heavy/ large items.
    WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST                          RECREATIONAL AREAS
    Building and Room Number(s):.........................   Assessors:.............................................................
    Date:.........................                          Area Manager / Supervisor:……………………………………….
                                                                                                                                      Who to
Criteria                                                    Yes No         N/A Comments/Action Required                                         Time Frame
                                                                                                                                      Action?
FIRE AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY
    Smoke detectors are in appropriate locations, and
1
    batteries (if applicable) are charged.
    Is there an Emergency Poster visible in the area
2   (Highlighting Evacuation and Emergency
    Procedure i.e. Dial 5)
3   Is the access to all fire fighting equipment clear?
    Fire extinguishers are checked regularly to
4
    ensure they are fully charged.
5   Are all fire exit routes:

    i) clearly signed?

    ii) exit signs light?

    iii) clear of obstruction?

    iv) not locked
    Overhead sprinklers/detectors clear of
5
    obstructions, stores etc.
6   Is the evacuation plan prominently displayed?
    Is there a requirement for a first aid kit in the
7   area? If so is there one supplied? Please
    comment if one is required and not supplied
ELECTRICAL SAFETY

    Has all electrical equipment been checked and
1
    approved for use prior to going into service?
    Does all portable electrical equipment pass a
2
    visual inspection?
    For those items that are tagged is the tag
    current? If you answer no highlight in comments
    that testing and tagging is due now.
3    Are all leads and flexes:

     i) in good condition?

     ii) of appropriate length?
     iii) safely positioned or rendered safe? (Power
     leads kept clear of floor and out of the way of
     trips, hazards and water)
     Are there sufficient power sockets for equipment
4
     location and usage?
5    Power boards used, not adaptors
     Extension leads are used only for temporary
6
     power supply
     Tags (out of service/danger) used on faulty
7
     equipment and available to Staff
HOUSEKEEPING
     Are all passages sufficiently wide and clear to
1
     allow safe access and egress?
2    Are all work areas kept clean and tidy?

3    Is there sufficient filing and storage space?

4    Are steps provided and kept in a safe condition?

5    Is the floor free of obstructions.

6    Is floor covering in good condition

7    Is floor surface even?

8    Are non-skid strips on stairs in good condition.

9    Is waste rubbish/cardboard boxes removed daily.
     Are washing facilities adequate and maintained to
10
     an hygienic standard
ENVIRONMENT

3    Is waste recycled wherever possible?
     Are there sufficient and appropriate containers for
4
     waste disposal/ recycling?
     Does the lighting appear adequate for the tasks
5
     performed?
     Is glare & reflection controlled to an acceptable
6
     level for the users?
7    Is area lighting steady (i.e. no flickering light)?
     Is emergency lighting available in windowless
8
     rooms/stair wells?
9    Are all light fittings and switches in good repair?
     Does the ventilation appear adequate in all areas
10
     and for all tasks performed?
11   Is temperature comfortable?

12   Is the area free from odours?

13   Are the noise levels satisfactorily low?
     Are photocopiers located away from personal
14
     workstations?
MANUAL HANDLING
     Are staff practising correct manual handling
1
     procedures?
     Is there sufficient space to perform all manual
2
     handling tasks?
     Is equipment/stock in regular use stored between
3
     mid thigh and shoulder height?
     Are step-ladders or stools used to access items
4
     stored on high shelves?
5    Are repetitive operations minimized?
     Are trolleys available and used to transport heavy/
6
     large items.

RECREATIONAL AREAS
   Gymnasium equipment is properly anchored and
1
   set up?
   Are weights and other free equipment properly
2
   racked and stored when not in use?
   Is gym equipment in good condition - are cables
3  on apparatus securely attached and in good
   condition?
     Are goal posts and other supports padded to a
4    height beyond chance of collision? Is padding
     thick enough (~60mm)
     Are floors and benches free of splinters and
5
     projections?
6    Are walls free of projecting objects?
     Are locker and shower rooms kept clean and free
7
     of slipping or tripping hazards?
     Are lockers in good condition and secured to the
8
     floor or wall with no sharp objects?
     Adequate supervision is always present when the
9
     gym or weight room is in use?
10   Only authorized persons use the gym?

								
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