Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist (HSIC1)

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Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist

(HS
IC1
)


Laboratory or Workshop


Safety, Health and Environment Department

April 2012







The following form is to be completed by either a Head of Department
/Operational Manager

or
Health and Safety coordinator with the support and cooperation of all staff within the department. If
you need any assistance completing the form please contact the Safety, Health and Environment
Department on 01978 293334



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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012


Office Safety and
Environment Inspection Checklist

(HS
IC1
)









Date Raised


Completed By


Area/Room


Reference


Number of Pages


Supervisor Present


Findings Discussed with
Line Manager

Yes / No

Line Manager’s
Sign慴are



Proposed corrective Actions

Who

Done [

]

1.




2.




3.




4.




5.




6.




7.




8.




Actions Agreed by


Signed


Proposed Review Date





Department Manager Comments:


Date: ……………………………








Other Comments/Observations/Recommendations.




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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012


Checklist:



A.
RISK ASSESSMENT


YES

NO

N/A

1

General
-

Suitable and sufficient, signed and dated written risk
assessments available for all significant activities and shared with all
appropriate persons




2

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)


Written SOP’s where required




3

Health and Safety
Manual


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4

Health and Safety inductions carried out for all staff and students
-

1st
Day induction sheets available on health and safety intranet.

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5

Industrial Placement Forms
-

All relevant Health and Safety
documentation on placements is suitable and sufficient
?

Information relating to the placement is held within Health and Safety
Manual?




6

Previous Laboratory / Workshop Safety and Environment Inspection
Checklist



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7

Field Trip Documentation
-

All relevant Health and Safety
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8

Documentation relating to rad
ioactive substances
-

Is information
suitable and sufficient?

Are suitable and sufficient, signed, and dated written risk assessments
available for all radioactive activities?

Is waste dealt with in the correct
manner, are all documents up to date and in
the H&S Folder




9

Equipment Maintenance
-

All equipment is maintained as per
manufacturer’s instructions?

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Summary




B.
GENERAL
CONDITION
OF LABORATORY/WORKSHOP

YES

NO

N/A

1

Equipment Layout


consider is it convenient/safe for use






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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012


2

Overcrowding


have you exceeded the
recommended number of
persons?




3

Ventilation


Is the working environment comfortable?




4

Lighting


Do they all work? Are they suitable for the task?




5

Furniture


Is it in good working order?




6

Evidence of food/drink? If food and drink
are evident




7

Floor Condition


in
good order
, no trip hazards?




8

Write up areas
-

Separation from work bench areas, Should be distinct
from ‘
wet
/dirty’ work areas
.




9

Awareness Information


H&S posters, Energy, Environment, First Aid




10

Equipment
-

left on when not in use?
Procedure for leaving equipment
on overnight is followed?




11

Mandatory Signs



Present and legible, suitable for the
laboratory/
workshop





Summary







C. CLEANLINESS AND HOUSEKEEPING

YES

NO

N/A

1

Floor, Aisles, Exits


Free from obstruction?




2

Benches


Free from clutter including combustibles?




2

Desks


Free
from clutter, including combustibles?




3

Fridges


labelled?
E
vidence of

food or drink?




4

Waste


bins overflowing, use correct waste route, segregation?




5

Shelves


Good condition, heavy items stored at lower levels?




6

Trip Hazards
-

trailing cables, any obstructions?




7

Combustibles


Minimal amount of combustible products and well
managed?




8

Energy


equipment turned off when not in use?






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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012



Summary




D.
EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

YES

NO

N/A

1

Fire
Extinguishers


Present and tested within the last 12 months?
Green tag in place?




2

Fire Blankets


Present and tested within 12 months?




3

Fire Exits
-

Clear of obstructions and door opening mechanism loo
k

in
good condition




4

Eye wash


In date?




5

Fire Action Notices


present and information is up to date?




6

First Aid


Items in date and the correct contents?




7

Spillage Equipment
-

Suitable spillage equipment for hazards in
laboratory i.e. chemicals, oils etc





S
ummary




E
.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

YES

NO

N/A

1

Lab coats worn?
-

If not and should be then indicate ‘unacceptable’




2

Eye protection worn where appropriate?
-

Is it worn and is it the
correct type?




3

Gloves
worn? Are they worn and the correct type?




4

Fume cupboard/LEV working and in test date?
-

Should indicate on the
cupboard that it has been tested within the last 14 months





S
ummary





F
.
CHEMICAL/HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

YES

NO

N/A

1

Risk
Assessments


COSHH
-

Suitable and sufficient, signed and dated
written risk assessments available for all significant activities?






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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012


2

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
-

Suitable and sufficient, for
materials/products available within the lab or
workshop




3

Quantities on benches
-

Should have minimal quantities




4

Labelling of reagents
-

Are all bottles etc labelled correctly
?




5

Storage
-

Adequate and secure storage? And correct chemical
segregation




6

Solvents
-

Minimal quantities
on benches? Minimum required in use?




7

Waste Solvent
-

Minimal quantities held and stored appropriately?
Labelled appropriately?




8

Biological Material
-

Stored appropriately? Disposal route is correct
e.g. clinical waste stream etc





S
ummary




G
.
GLASSWARE/SHARPS

YES

NO

N/A

1

Condition


good, clean?




2

Quantities on bench


Clutter?




3

Storage


Are they stored correctly when not in use?




4

Disposal container


Is there a sharps bin? Is there a glass bin?




5

D
isposal procedure
-

Do users know the correct routes?





Summary






H
.
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT



YES

NO

N/A

1

PAT Testing


Tested within the last 12 months?




2

Formal Visual Inspection


are plugs damaged, inner wires exposed,
damaged leads,
and are adaptors appropriate?




3

Other Electrical Equipment
-

Please list and consider all electrical
equipment available.






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Office Safety and Environment Inspection Checklist 2012



Summary





I
.
OTHER LABORATORY EQUIPMENT

YES

NO

N/A

1

Centrifuges (tested if applicable)
In good order and portable appliance
tested
(PAT)
.




2

Pressure vessels and autoclaves
-

Re
gistered and tested? (contact
departmental safety c
oordinator)




3

Vacuum Pumps


Vented, guarded?




4

Compressed Gas Cylinders
/Cryogenics

-

Secured?
Ventilation
adequate? Regulators correct type and within date? Gas lines in good
order.




5

Ovens


In good condition




6

Trolleys


in good condition




7

Steps, step l
adders, other access equipment


suitable and in good
condition




8

Redundant
equipment


correct disposal route identified?





Summary